The Shock Doctrine

Part 5, Chapter 14: Shock Therapy in the U.S.A.


Dollars, Not Sense: Government Contracting Under the Bush Administration, June 2006
This report, prepared for Representative Henry Waxman, documents the growth of private contractors that provide federal services, as well as the explosion of wasteful contracts and the boom in contractor fraud.
Executive Excess Reports:

Defense and Oil Executives Cash in on Conflict, August 2006
This 2006 report examines skyrocketing inequities between average U.S. workers and corporate executives, with an emphasis on the defense and oil industries.
The Staggering Social Cost of US Business Leadership, August 2007
Among its many findings, this 2007 study revealed that “CEOs of large U.S. companies last year made as much money from just one day on the job as average workers made over the entire year.”
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