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Chatter #231 – Andrew Feinstein on Neoliberalism, South Africa, and the Global Arms Trade

Andrew Feinstein is Founding Director of Shadow World Investigations (formerly Corruption Watch), an NGO that undertakes path-breaking investigations into cases of grand corruption, corporate malfeasance and militarism, predominantly but not exclusively in the global arms trade. Andrew was a former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament in South Africa for 7 years…

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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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