Making money from emergency healthcare

I’ve spent 10+ years investigating the issue of disaster capitalism around the world. Here’s my latest story, published in Australia’s major outlet The Saturday Paper, on the company Aspen Medical, its role during the Covid-19 pandemic and highly profitable contracts around the world. Aspen Medical’s Covid-19 contracts | The Saturday Paper

Disaster Capitalism book published in Arabic

I’m excited to announce that my 2017 book, Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out Of Catastrophe, has just been released in an Arabic translation, now available across the Arab world. This will guarantee its message, how individuals and corporations are increasingly making profit from misery, will reach a huge global audience. 43,000 physical copies of…

Al Jazeera Arabic film on privatised war in Yemen

Al Jazeera Arabic just released a documentary on the brutal war in Yemen, the use of militias and how the conflict is being privatised with violent contractors. I’m interviewed in the film (not because I’ve been to Yemen but due to my extensive work post 9/11 on the use/abuse of private contractors in war). An…

Clinton collusion in Haiti crisis

A key theme of my Disaster Capitalism film and book is the ongoing economic, political and social crisis in Haiti. Hillary and Bill Clinton, along with their Clinton Foundation, bear deep responsibility for these problems, an issue I examine in both the film and book. The Guardian Long Read just published a fine report by…

How Extinction Rebellion gives hope on climate change action

Extinction Rebellion is a grassroots movement demanding radical (and necessary) action on climate change. The group, with activists around the world, is strongly challenging the political inertia around climate change and pushing back against individuals or companies (hello security firm, Pinkertons) aiming to make $ from the crisis (aka disaster capitalists). I was interviewed about…