Waiting for a Crisis

I’m currently reading The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein where she repaints the impact of US economic influence on South American policies. A quote from Chicago School economist Milton Friedman: 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 the politically inevitable....

March 9, 2021