Saturday, May 14, 2011

Disaster Capitalism: Coming Soon To A Catastrophe Near YOU!

In 2007, Naomi Klein (finally) collected the insights which had troubled her and a LOT of folks for the previous generation or so about certain predatory aspects of the "post-industrial" capitalist sispensation, and published the results in a vlume which stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy then, and is STILL required reading if, for example, you want to try to understand why socio-economic conditions in such diverse places as Haiti and (now) the lower MIssissippi Valley turn out the ways they do. The firswt vid here is a kind of primer; the second is a whole hour of exposition and examples.

If that whetted your appetite, then you're ready for the main course:


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