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Friday Nite Videos | March 27, 2020

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Naomi Klein | Coronavirus Capitalism

Governments around the world are busily exploiting the coronavirus crisis to push for no-strings-attached corporate bailouts and regulatory rollbacks

Coronavirus and the `Shock Doctrine'

Sam Pizzigati, Sarah Anderson OtherWords
Powerful interests used the Great Recession to hardwire more inequality into our system. This time, let's do the opposite. The coronavirus crisis also gives us an opportunity to use the public purse to shift our economy towards greater equity...

Puerto Rico: The Battle for Paradise

Naomi Klein The Intercept
Puerto Ricans and ultra rich “Puertopians” are locked in a pitched struggle over how to remake the island. 'Shock Doctrine,' is playing out in the most naked form seen since New Orleans’s public school system and much of its low-income housing were dismantled in the immediate aftermath of Katrina.

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Beyond `No' and the Limits of `Yes': A Review of Naomi Klein's 'No Is Not Enough'

Robert Jensen teleSUR
Building on her past work analyzing capitalism, Naomi Klein, in the book under review, does not stop with an analysis of the crises. She not only argues how to defeat the new shock politics of Trump (explicit in the subtitle), but outlines a resistance politics that not only rejects what she terms a domination/subordination dynamic but proceeds from saying "no" to the existing order to a "yes" to other values. Favoring the book, the reviewer wishes she had dug deeper.

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Naomi Klein on Trump: The Master of Disaster

Hari Kunzru The Guardian
Naomi Klein, the author of No Logos and other sharp critiques of capitalist culture and power, offers in her latest publication an in-depth elaboration of the book's title and a call-to-arms for a resistance that goes beyond criticism of Trump's malign politics to the need for mobilization on hundreds of viable and necessary fronts.

Tidbits - June 22, 2017 - Reader Comments: GOP's Secret Health Bill; Verdicts Protect Cops Who Kill; Trump Investigation - Follow the Money; Progressive Electoral Politics, People's Summit, Socialists; On the United Front; Gig Work; and more...

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Reader Comments: GOP's Secret Health Bill - not popular in Red states; Across the Country, Verdicts Protect Cops Who Kill; Naomi Klein; Mueller's Trump Investigation - Follow the Money; Readers respond to various Portside posts - Progressive Electoral Politics, People's Summit, Socialists and Electoral Politics; On the United Front; Gig Work; and more...
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