The Shock Doctrine: When Order Trumps Personal Freedom

By James Rickards

One of the most influential books among global power elites in the past 10 years is Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, by Naomi Klein, published in 2007. The shock doctrine is an essential concept for understanding how power elites such as central bankers, finance ministers and the ultra-rich work behind the scenes to advance their agendas.

It’s also how today’s world could quickly turn into the dystopian 2024 scenario I’ve penned. This is not conspiracy mongering or science fiction; this is fact.

Shock doctrine is simple. Political leaders use crises to ramrod policies into place no one would accept in normal times.

The shock doctrine begins with the fact that power elites have agendas that take decades or even centuries to implement. These agendas include things like world money, global taxation, control of physical gold, population control and other plans intended to increase the power and wealth of the few at your expense.

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