A couple of new movies that look worth checking out
What would Jesus buy?
The movie Santa doesn't want you to see, starring Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping, defenders of communities against supermalls and the Devil's monoculture.
Opening in theaters this month
What a way to go
A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle. Featuring interviews with Daniel Quinn, Derrick Jensen, Jerry Mander, Chellis Glendinning, Richard Heinberg, Thomas Berry, William Catton, Ran Prieur and Richard Manning
You can buy it online. Also there is a community screenings schedule on their site.
This is a short film online about an important new book by Naomi Klein:
The Shock Doctrine
7 minute film introducing Naomi Klein's new book "The Shock Doctrine"
"The Shock Doctrine" provides a detailed analysis of the political and economic context that undergirds the current plundering of the US Treasury and the corporate sabotage of our democracy.
There is an excellent article by Klein about "Disaster Capitalism" in the October Harper's Magazine. You have to subscribe to get it however. Thanks to John for turning me on to this.
Here's an interview with her that makes some of the same points.