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08 November 2007

“Shock Doctrine” Author Naomi Klein on State-Sanctioned Torture and Disaster Response for the Chosen

"State-sanctioned torture" = the approval of Mukasey for AG. Thank you, Democrats. Think we'll see a principled filibuster? Nah. More on the confirmation of Mukasey here.

The rest is vintage Klein, a woman who knows what the hell is going on. Another person who does is David Harvey -- read his A Short History of Neoliberalism for the big picture. Here's a repeat (for this blog) of Harvey's appearance on Conversations with History: third one down. He has interesting observations on postmodernism from a very unlikely angle, as well.

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