“Only a crisis—actual or perceived—produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and available until the politically impossible becomes politically inevitable.” ~ Milton Friedman
They actually showed this documentary adaptation of The Shock Doctrine (2009) on TV? – But then Klein thought that we had refused treatment, although our left-wing finance minister got a pat on the head from the IMF.
PIGS, – this couldn’t possibly still be going on?