Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine” and the Crisis of Capitalism

It has been three years since Naomi Klein’s book, “The Shock Doctrine – The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” was published. Since that time, capitalism’s economic crisis has metastasized, and part of Klein’s analysis has proven extremely useful in understanding much of the response of the capitalist politicians. Another part of her analysis has also been […]

Kyrgyzstan and Capitalist Democracy

It is not clear from afar exactly what forces were at work in the overthrow of Kyrgyz President Bakiyev. What is clearer is the background that created the conditions for this  overthrow and how these events in a “destitute, landlocked, mountainous nation of around five million people” (as the New York Times described Kyrgyzstan) have […]