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THE SHOCK DOCTRINE: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Klein (Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, 2002, etc.) tracks the forced imposition of economic privatization, rife with multinational corporate parasites, on areas and nations weakened by war, civil strife or natural disasters.The author follows John Perkins (Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, 2004) and others in pointing an alarmed finger at a global ... Read full review

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inspiring yet overMarxist!

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There’s a fire raging in the underground caverns of the 21st century Homo Sapiens soul. Sweeping quickly through tunnels of doubt and around bends of confusion, past artificial boundaries of nation states and man-made laws, over hills of fallen empires and valleys full of rotting gold, it is searching…searching. Searching for that spark of Truth that will set it free. It knows…it…is…there. … Somewhere.
It re-members. When there was no Fear.
Only Love.
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Great synthesis & great job in reporting what you GNO and FEEL...
Sometimes things really ARE that simple...Rock the Planet 2012...DeSales
 

Review: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

User Review  - Randolph Breschini - Goodreads

Excellent read. Back in the 1970's I thought that Milton Friedman's economic philosophy was the right course. Now I learn that it has destroyed many countries and made a "few" very wealthy. So much ... Read full review

Review: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

The best thing about this book is the broad connections between Friedman economics and failed economic policies around the world. The shock doctrine part is an interesting secondary element, but too ... Read full review

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