When disaster strikes, who profits? That’s the driving question behind Antony Loewenstein’s book Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe (rebroadcast from 2015).
It’s Time to Hold the Pandemic Profiteers Accountable
The global death toll from COVID-19 has reached six million—and nearly one million of those deaths are from the United States alone. Let’s do the math: that means the U.S. […]
Disaster Capitalism and Lessons from Post-Katrina New Orleans
Disaster capitalism describes the process of private industries springing up to profit from large-scale crises, according to Naomi Klein, who popularized the term in her influential 2007 book The Shock […]