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The Shock Doctrine (wikipedia.org)
13 points by thunderbong on July 9, 2020 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments



> In the book, Klein argues that neoliberal free market policies (as advocated by the economist Milton Friedman) have risen to prominence in some developed countries because of a deliberate strategy of "shock therapy".

I don’t think the author of this book understands the views of Milton Friedman very well.


What makes you think that? I haven’t read the book, but the Wikipedia article didn’t really elaborate on its economic content.


This covers a lot of the issues in question:

https://www.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/bp102.pdf




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