Friday October 30, 2020

Disaster Capitalism

A small army of internet hucksters are bringing a new meaning to the term ‘disaster capitalism’

17th January, 2015
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People are always noting that tragedy brings out the best in people. This is true –but it also brings out the very worst. Even as French people emerged from their houses in their impressive millions last weekend to declare solidarity with the cartoonists and others murdered by terrorists...

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