Disaster Capitalism

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Naomi Klein, author of the 2007 book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, takes on "coronavirus capitalism" in a new video from The Intercept. (Image: iStock/GettyImages/With overlay)
"We know what Trump's plan is: a pandemic shock doctrine... But the end of this story hasn't been written yet."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"For him to think he can keep governing for another year and a half as if...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
protest against Ricardo Rosselló
"We are rising up because we deserve better."


With Change.org dropping two ostensibly education reform groups that had taken union-busting stands, a broader look at the corporate co-opting of progressive organizations - aka "playing them at the edges" - in the name of corporate "philanthropy." When doing good becomes a market commodity, we thus arrive at the "human capital" movement.