Baghdad Year Zero

Baghdad Year Zero by Naomi Klein (author of No Logo). This is the story of how the US government in alliance with multinational corporations and neoconservatives are pillaging Iraq under the false pretenses of Operation “Iraqi Freedom”. A long article, well researched and definitely worth the read…

A country of 25 million would not be rebuilt as it was before the war; it would be erased, disappeared. In its place would spring forth a gleaming showroom for laissez-faire economics, a utopia such as the world had never seen. Every policy that liberates multinational corporations to pursue their quest for profit would be put into place: a shrunken state, a flexible workforce, open borders, minimal taxes, no tariffs, no ownership restrictions.