The Shock Doctrine
- 1 hr 22 min
The Shock Doctrine is a documentary film that was released in 2009. The film looks a modern economics while paying particular attention to a theory called "disaster capitalism". This is the idea that various conflicts such as armed rebellions, natural disasters, and wars are a means for society to enrich itself. The film pays particular attention to the psychology of why persons would do this and the way that various conflicts have allowed for a few persons to collect a large sum of money. The film then looks at the future of this economic practice, and predicts that the era of it being tolerated is closing.