The Ontario government’s fall budget is currently being debated and next week it will likely be passed, as is.

That would be a disaster. In fact, it would be a good example of “disaster capitalism.”

Naomi Klein popularized that term to describe instances of governments using the chaos and uncertainty of disasters to quietly usher in policies and measures that restructure societies to the benefit of the wealthiest and at the expense of the rest of us.

That’s exactly what the Ford Conservatives are practicing with this budget.

Read the full op-ed by Fred Hahn here.