Monday, September 17, 2007

Interview with Naomi Klein on The Shock Doctrine

This week's assignment is again from the September 10, 2007 issue of Maclean's. Before you read the interview with Naomi Klein , watch this video about The Shock Doctrine:

You should also watch at least 3 of the following 6 parts of the lecture delivered by Naomi Klein about her book and the rise of disaster capitalism.
Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6

This article from The National Post criticizes Klein's work.

If you would like more information about some of the people referred to in the interview with Klein, check these links from Citizendium:
Milton Friedman / John Maynard Keynes / Richard Nixon /Ronald Reagan / FDR (Roosevelt)
and these links from Wikipedia:
Salvador Allende / Augusto Pinochet / Mao Zedung / Francisco Franco


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