Disaster capitalism never sleeps

Because who is stopping it? The Shock Doctrine is alive and well, ideologues pushing through privatisation policies with little or no resistance from the Left or mainstream media.

Daily Kos knows it:

The events in the midwest these past few months have caused me, along with, I’d hope, any thinking progressive who had not already, to take a second look at Naomi Klein’s influential best-seller… The Shock Doctrine. The way Kasich, Walker, Snyder and others elsewhere have used the large state debts that resulted from the financial collapse of 2008 as a pretext to ram through myriad policies with little to no actual relation to ameliorating debt–but quite a lot of connection to making plutocrats swoon–has been quite revealing.

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