Some Thoughts On the Shock Doctrine

Wednesday night we went to hear Naomi Klein talk about her book, The Shock Doctrine: the Rise of Disaster Capitalism. I haven’t had the time to properly digest everything she talked about but some initial thoughts:

She did a remarkable job of explaining the shock doctrine* and how it applies to not just recent history (both the obvious, like 9/11 and the fall of communism) and with tying it in with the election and the economic meltdown.

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