Corporate Coup d’état

Corporate Coup d’état Coming Soon to a City Near You By Rania Khalek In her book The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein demonstrates how wealthy elites often use times of crisis and chaos to impose unpopular policies that restructure economies and political systems to further advance their interests.  She calls these orchestrated raids on the public sphere in the wake of catastrophic events, combined with the treatment of disasters as exciting market opportunities, “disaster capitalism.” Disaster capitalism is on display around the country, as legislators use the debt [...]