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Disaster Capitalism


'Disaster Capitalism at Its Worst': Report Details Big Oil's Efforts to Cash In on Coronavirus

"Polluters fought hard for kickbacks in the first coronavirus stimulus package and they are undoubtedly up to it again."

Andrea Germanos ·


'Coronavirus Capitalism' Is Coming for Public Schools

Amid the pandemic, superintendents are gaining the power to sell out public education for private gain.

Dora Taylor ·


As Coronavirus Cases Mount, So Do Concerns About Price-Gouging and Corporate Profiteering

One analysis found people in the U.S. "with employer coverage who are admitted for COVID-19 treatment could face out-of-pocket costs exceeding $1,300," but there are reasons to believe it could be higher.

Jessica Corbett ·


Disaster Capitalism and the Real Culprit in the Italian Covid-19 Catastrophe

Klein showed how corporate elites worldwide have repeatedly and brutally used "the public’s disorientation following a collective shock—wars, coups, terrorist attacks, market crashes or natural disasters—to push through radical pro-corporate measures."

John Buell ·


Coronavirus and the 'Shock Doctrine'

Powerful interests used the Great Recession to hardwire more inequality into our system. This time, let’s do the opposite.

Sam Pizzigati ·


'We Know This Script': Naomi Klein Warns of 'Coronavirus Capitalism' in New Video Detailing Battle Before Us

"We know what Trump's plan is: a pandemic shock doctrine... But the end of this story hasn't been written yet."

Jessica Corbett ·


A Grim New Definition of Generation X

Nihilism is about to become the best worst possible life strategy.

Ted Rall ·


'The People Have Spoken': Estimated 400,000 Puerto Ricans Flood Streets to Demand Rosselló Resign Immediately

"For him to think he can keep governing for another year and a half as if nothing has happened is insulting to our core."

Jake Johnson ·



Immigration and the Shock Doctrine

As the crisis grows, so does the danger and potential for more harm—but also the possibility for positive change. 

Andrew Moss ·

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