Naomi Klein Discusses "Disaster Capitalism" On Real Time With Bill Maher (VIDEO)

10/22/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Huffington Post

Naomi Klein, author of the book "The Shock Doctrine," was a guest on Bill Maher's HBO Show, "Real Time." Klein's book posits that certain people often like when there is a disaster because it allows them to rationalize making radical and unpopular changes that normally the citizenry would not go for. She discusses her theory of "disaster capitalism" within the context of the current economic crisis.