Week 9: War I

Wednesday, 3/18

Keywords: shock doctrine, disaster capitalism, Milton Friedman and Chicago school, military industry complex

  • Week 9 Discussion Prompt: Money and War (54)

    First, summarize Klein’s argument in the Introduction. According to Klein, what are the connections between neoliberal economic policy and militarism/war? Then, how does Chapter 14 illustrate Klein’s argument. Do you agree or disagree with her argument, why or why not? Can we use Klein to make sense of wars going on in the present day?

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