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Chatter #85 – Antony Loewenstein on Disaster Capitalism, Privatisation, and Immigration

Antony Loewenstein is an independent journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, The New York Review of Books, the BBC, The Washington Post, The Nation, Huffington Post, Haaretz, and many others. His latest book is Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs. He’s the author of…

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Disaster Capitalism and Corona Virus

Disaster capitalism, vulture capitalism, crisis capitalism, misery profiteering, or just human greed. Every time we’re confronted with crisis in the modern world the vultures of corporate world are soon circling their next prey. In her seminal book, The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein plots the history of the 21st century as a struggle of…

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Books To Read To Understand Brexit

What To Read To Understand This Mess In the process of writing my upcoming book, Brexit: The Establishment Civil War, I had to do my fair share of background reading. It seems every month there is another book on Brexit or the current state of British politics, so I thought I’d compile a…

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