The Shock Doctrine (2007)

The Rise of Disaster Capitalism


In THE SHOCK DOCTRINE, Naomi Klein, author of “No Logo“, explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the thinking, the money trail and the puppet strings behind the world-changing crises and wars of the last four decades, The Shock Doctrine is the gripping story of how America’s “free market” policies have come to dominate the world – through the exploitation of disaster – shocked people and countries. (Text partially taken from here)

In the following short-film made by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein, and directed by Jonás Cuarón, Naomi Klein personally presents the idea of the Shock Doctrine addressed in her book.

download Download the audio-book (English, Swedish)

“The Shock Doctrine”: the official page

“How economic shock therapy backfired in iraq” – a speech by Naomi Klein


One Response to “The Shock Doctrine (2007)”

  1. […] In the following talk, Naomi Klein presents the basic ideas of her new book “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism“. It was held during 2007 at the Canadian Centre for Policy […]

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