Disaster Capitalism, When Disaster Strikes, Who Profits?

Disaster has become a big business. Antony Loewenstein, the best-selling journalist after travelling across Afghanistan, Haiti, Pakistan, Greece, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, and Australia has witnessed the reality of disaster capitalism. He has discovered how big companies like G4S, Serco and Halliburton, private contractors, politicians and international aid agencies are cashing in on calamities. Antony Loewenstein is an independent Australian journalist, a Guardian columnist and also writes for the BBC, Nation and the Washington Post. In his recent book, "Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe." Loewenstein has raised the driving question and has given examples how governments and corporations profit from disaster.


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