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01.21.2010 | | Posted at 07:42 AM

The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

By David Luhrssen
In 2007, before the Great Recession swept the world, Naomi Klein authored a perceptive work of politics and economics, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Klein�s book is the basis for The ShockDoctrine, a provocative documentary by Michael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party People) and Mat Whitecross (The Road to Guantanamo) that will premiere in the U.S. at Sundance and on-demand thr...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Corporate social responsibility has come a long way since 1970, when economist Milton Friedman called its advocates “unwitting puppets of the intellectual forces that have been undermining the basis of a free society for three decades.”