Disaster Capitalism

Obama, Being Called a Muslim Is Not a Smear Obama, Being Called a Muslim Is Not a Smear

He should denounce the attacks themselves as racist propaganda.

Feb 28, 2008 / Column / Naomi Klein

Guns Beat Green: The Market Has Spoken Guns Beat Green: The Market Has Spoken

If you're looking for a sure bet in the new growth market, sell solar and buy surveillance. Forget wind, buy weapons.

Nov 29, 2007 / Column / Naomi Klein

Latin America’s Shock Resistance Latin America’s Shock Resistance

Recent events in the region show how societies can recover from extreme capitalism.

Nov 8, 2007 / Feature / Naomi Klein

Rapture Rescue 911: Disaster Response for the Chosen Rapture Rescue 911: Disaster Response for the Chosen

Gone are the days of equal protection. Intense natural disasters like the California wildfires are being met with a new model: privatized disaster response.

Nov 1, 2007 / Column / Naomi Klein

Greenspan and the Myth of the True Believer Greenspan and the Myth of the True Believer

His autobiography sheds light on what motivates hard-right political leaders to apply brutal economic shock therapy.

Sep 27, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Naomi Klein

The Shock Doctrine 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 aga...

Sep 18, 2007 / Video / Naomi Klein and Laura Hanna

Big Brother Democracy Big Brother Democracy

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

Aug 23, 2007 / Column / Naomi Klein

Laboratory for a Fortressed World 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.

Jun 14, 2007 / Column / Naomi Klein

Pay To Be Saved 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 ...

Aug 29, 2006 / Feature / Naomi Klein

The Rise of Disaster Capitalism The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

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

Apr 14, 2005 / Column / Naomi Klein

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