The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The shock doctrine is the unofficial story of how the "free market" came to dominate the world, from Chile to Russia, China to Iraq, South Africa to Canada. But it is a story radically different from the one usually told. It is a story about violence and shock perpetrated on people, on countries, on economies. About a program of social and economic engineering that Naomi Klein calls "disaster capitalism."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dypaloh - LibraryThing
A public policy book belonging to the horror genre, Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine is an impassioned chronicle of greedy, violent misbehavior. Her purpose is to publicize and dissect the “Chicago ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joannajuki - LibraryThing
My brother was given acid and then bullied and then given about 30 shock treatments for depression while in the US army. I guess I won't send him this book wrapped in gold at Christmas. Read full review