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The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (Doco Screening)


"The Rise of Disaster Capitalism features Naomi Klein explaining the ideas and research behind her bestselling book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. In this riveting lecture and interview, Klein challenges and exposes the popular myth of the free market economy’s peaceful global victory

Around the world there are people with power who are cashing in on chaos, exploiting bloodshed and catastrophe to brutally implement their policies. They are the shock doctors. From Chile in 1973 to Iraq today, this is the chilling tale of how a few are making a killing while more are getting killed."

The screening will be followed by discussion.

Further reading:
Klein, N. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2007).

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