Nation Topics - Disaster Capitalism
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As the planet is rocked by multiple shocks, here's a look at how disaster capitalists are reaping the benefits--leveraging the Iraq War, the push for arctic drilling and the global food crisis.
Nothing terrifies a repressive regime more than a natural disaster.
He should denounce the attacks themselves as racist propaganda.
If you're looking for a sure bet in the new growth market, sell solar and buy surveillance. Forget wind, buy weapons.
Recent events in the region show how societies can recover from extreme capitalism.
Gone are the days of equal protection. Intense natural disasters like the California wildfires are being met with a new model: privatized disaster response.
His autobiography sheds light on what motivates hard-right political leaders to apply brutal economic shock therapy.
In this VideoNation report, Nation columnist
Protesters in Quebec were treated like contestants in a reality show--put in a field and watched on TV monitors.
Gaza is in chaos, but Israel's economy is booming as high-tech entrepreneurs scramble to meet the post-9/11 world's hunger for spy tools and containment walls.
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