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Naomi Klein
The Shock Doctrine
The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The Shock Doctrine retells the story of the most dominant ideology of our time, Milton Friedman's free market economic revolution. In contrast to the popular myth of this movement s peaceful global victory, Klein shows how it has exploited moments of shock and extreme violence in order to implement its economic policies in so many parts of the world from Latin America and Eastern Europe to South Africa, Russia, and Iraq. At the core of disaster capitalism is the use of cataclysmic events to advance radical privatization combined with the privatization of the disaster response itself. Klein...
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3.5 stars from 18 ratings
I listened to all three of the audio portions of this podcast and am now dumber for it. The historical innacuracies are so blatantly huge that it's absurd. She is attempting to demonize Milton Friedman by falsely associating him with Pinochet. Leftist had tried to do this very same thing in the...Read full review »
librlrevolution via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/06/13
The Shock Doctrine
Read it, open your mind. Today we can see the truth of what Naome is talking about
IBEW444_ via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/28/11
Naomi Klein has created a poorly researched and poorly thought out argument in her little theory here. A few things to keep in mind, Naomi Klein is a college dropout journalist, not an economist or even a sociologist or anything related to what she is talking about. Now, not everyone has to be an...Read full review »
Jafre via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/27/10
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