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Forum Post: Thatcher Meets With an Old Friend

Posted 9 years ago on April 16, 2013, 10:44 a.m. EST by struggleforfreedom80 (6584)
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A little look back. Thatcher meets with an old friend who, in her view “brought democracy to Chile”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CA-X1Z9NX8

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[-] 2 points by struggleforfreedom80 (6584) 9 years ago

Pinochet was a vicious dictator. But to Thatcher it’s not dictatorship when the ruler is right-wing; then it’s democracy..

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[-] 1 points by Builder (4202) 9 years ago

Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine goes into detail about this, the first of the Free-market capitalism experiments that resulted in fascism and mass unemployment, as well as the arrest and torture of "dissidents".

Milton Friedman has a lot to answer for.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iW1SHPgUAQ