Her new book is all about how capitalism is established after catastrophes where people are in a state of shock.
She shows in a series of examples from history to the Iraq invasion how shocking incidents paralyze not only individuals but also whole societies. Such shocked
societies are in danger to fall for strong energetic leaders. This leaders can take their chance and change the system… Often in a more and more capitalistic system…
I didn’t read the book so far. But I’m absolutely planning to buy it. The statements above are a summary about what I read about it so far.
There is also a short-film about the book. A Film by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein, directed by Jonás Cuarón.
The film can also be downloaded on their homepage.