August 15, 2022

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Why Capitalism Loves Disasters

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In this Our Changing Climate climate change video essay, I look at why disaster capitalism exists and how it works. Specifically, I dive into the core principles behind disaster capitalism– how crises are exploited to pass neoliberal policies, turn a profit, and privatize land and resources previously held in common. But I also dive into how climate change and the climate crisis are a gold mine for disaster capitalism. Not only does capitalism destabilize communities on the frontlines of climate change and climate disasters, but it also capitalizes on the destruction of these natural disasters, further entrenching free-market capitalist ideas and policies. Capitalism is fueling climate change as well as profiting and exploiting the wreckage it leaves in its wake.

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Climate in Colour: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Wp9EmfpV7EUSrSJAonxzw
zentouro: https://www.youtube.com/user/zentouro
Climate Adam: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClimateAdam
Kurtis Baute: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTRM8LE1g6UXrVZKwgw5oEA
Levi Hildebrand: https://www.youtube.com/user/The100LH
Simon Clark: https://www.youtube.com/user/SimonOxfPhys
Sarah Karver: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRwMkTu8sCwOOD6_7QYrZnw
Climate Town: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVLG9pThvBABcYCm7pkNkA
Jack Harries: https://www.youtube.com/user/JacksGap
Beckisphere: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT39HQq5eDKonaUV8ujiBCQ
All About Climate: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs0uXl-w0672ni8pS3UDXsQ
Aime Maggie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpIcLW8YOY1kL_6J0TzDBGA
Just Have a Think: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRBwLPbXGsI2cJe9W1zfSjQ
Ankur Shah: https://www.youtube.com/c/AnkurShah
Planet Proof: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdtF58iBRQ2C3QPeKKzxwiA
Future Proof: https://www.youtube.com/c/FutureProofTV

Timestamps:
0:00 – Intro
2:03 – What Is Disaster Capitalism?
4:01 – A History Of Disaster
8:18 – Capitalism Loves the Climate Crisis
12:42 – Towards a Collective Response
15:27 – CuriosityStream and Nebula Sponsor Spot

I use Epidemic Sound for some of my music: http://epidemicsound.com/creator
Certain images and footage courtesy of Getty Images
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Further Reading and Resources: https://fascinated-soccer-ac0.notion.site/Disaster-Capitalism-Resources-ab410eab6e2343ce91a696e27120db86

#capitalism #socialism #climatechange

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