Book Discussion on The Shock Doctrine and Blackwater
92 min – Nov 15, 2008
Naomi Klein talked about her book and the current economic crisis and bail out. Jeremy Scahill then talked about his book and the situation in Iraq. They then responded to questions from members of the audience.
Naomi Klein is the author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, published by Metropolitan Books. In her book she argues that in the wake of natural and man-made devastation economic reform is introduced to benefit investors and free market advocates while taking advantage of moments of collective disorientation.
Jeremy Scahill is the author of Blackwater: The Rise of The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books. Since he wrote this book, the Iraqi government has banned Blackwater from operating in Iraq.
Bush will NEVER be able to set foot outside the U.S.! Jeremy Scahill & Naomi Klein
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