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The Shock Doctrine by A & J Cuaron Foreign Office

The Shock Doctrine by A & J Cuaron Foreign Office

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Hard hitting short film centering on 'disaster capitalism' and based on Naomi Klein's book of the same name.

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This short film, directed by Alfonso and Jonás Cuarón, (animation by Foreign Office), functions as an eye-opener and companion to Naomi Klein's new book The Shock Doctrine.

Klein reveals how capitalism has consistently been forced upon disaster-shocked people, connecting economic policy, warfare and covert CIA-funded experiments in electro-shock and sensory deprivation in the 1950s.

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