Disaster Capitalism

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
An intensive care nurse treat a patient at intensive care unit at the Klinikum Bad Hersfeld hospital on March 20, 2020 in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.
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, 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...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"For him to think he can keep governing for another year and a half as if...

Further

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.