Coronavirus Capitalism

In a video from ‘The Intercept’, Naomi Klein explains the concept of COVID Capitalism through the lens of insights from her 2007 book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

“Instead of rescuing the dirty industries of the last century, we should be boosting the clean ones that will lead us into safety in the coming century,” Klein says, pointing to the Green New Deal. “If there is one thing history teaches us, it’s that moments of shock are profoundly volatile. We either lose a whole lot of ground, get fleeced by elites, and pay the price for decades, or we win progressive victories that seemed impossible just a few weeks earlier. This is no time to lose our nerve.” 

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Source: Common Dreams https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/03/17/we-know-script-naomi-klein-warns-coronavirus-capitalism-new-video-detailing-battle?fbclid=IwAR0Z49i_xTTPxaCNRlAJKYsCqNxYAj61sPg95UTaFwmhP5vIbDcdPiIYN54




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