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Disaster Capitalism


  • September 18, 2007

    The Shock Doctrine

    In this VideoNation report, Nation columnist Naomi Klein explains how after 9/11 the Bush Administration launched a new security economy, driven by the notion of an endless war against an undefined evil.

    Naomi Klein and Laura Hanna

  • August 23, 2007

    Big Brother Democracy

    Protesters in Quebec were treated like contestants in a reality show--put in a field and watched on TV monitors.

    Naomi Klein

  • June 14, 2007

    Laboratory for a Fortressed World

    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.

    Naomi Klein

  • August 29, 2006

    Pay To Be Saved

    Unless something changes soon, New Orleans will prove to be a glimpse of a dystopic future, a future of disaster apartheid in which the wealthy are saved and everyone else is left behind.

    Naomi Klein

  • April 14, 2005

    The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    Rebuilding is no longer the primary purpose of the reconstruction industry.

    Naomi Klein

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