Naomi Klein: “The bomb has yet to detonate”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCHBLt-w9wE Naomi Klein discusses last week’s chaos on Wall Street, and how Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson’s proposed $700 billion bail-out plan fits the ‘disaster capitalism’ model. (Video courtesy The...

The Shock Doctrine & A Sliver of Hope

“There is enormous inertia—a tyranny of the status quo—in private and especially governmental arrangements. Only a crisis—actual or perceived— produces real change.”- Milton Friedman (originally posted 09/07.07 at bastard.logic) Regarding the (now-report-free) Petraeus report, and the timing of...