Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is Senior Correspondent at The Intercept and the inaugural Gloria Steinem Chair of Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University. Her books include: No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We NeedThis Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the ClimateThe Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism; and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies.  To read all her writing visit www.naomiklein.org. Follow her on Twitter: @NaomiAKlein.

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 ‘We are the people who happen to be alive at the moment when our choices will determine the future for thousands of years’. (Photo: Stéphane Mahé/Reuters)  Views
Friday, May 24, 2019
We’re Stepping Up—Join Us For a Day to Halt This Climate Crisis
On 20 September, at the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our workplaces and homes to spend the day demanding action on the climate crisis, the greatest existential threat that all of us face. It’s a one-day climate strike, if...
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That was the lesson of the original New Deal, one we would be wise to remember right now. (Photo: Sunrise Movement) Views
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn on the Green New Deal
“I REALLY DON’T like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to own cows anymore!'” So bellowed President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas, his first campaign-style salvo against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to activists with the Sunrise Movement protesting in the offices of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in Washington D.C., on Nov. 13, 2018. (Photo: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times via Redux) Views
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Game-Changing Promise of a Green New Deal
Like so many others, I’ve been energized by the bold moral leadership coming from newly elected members of Congress like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley in the face of the spiraling climate crisis and the outrageous attacks on unarmed migrants at the border...
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The skyline of Manhattan at sunset in New York, May 23, 2018. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, August 06, 2018
Capitalism Killed Our Climate Momentum, Not “Human Nature”
This Sunday, the entire New York Times Magazine will be composed of just one article on a single subject: the failure to confront the global climate crisis in the 1980s, a time when the science was settled and the politics seemed to align. Written by Nathaniel Rich, this work of history is filled...
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Sunday, April 08, 2018
The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Ricans and Ultrarich "Puertopians" are Locked in a Pitched Struggle Over How to Remake the Island
Like everywhere else in Puerto Rico, the small mountain city of Adjuntas was plunged into total darkness by Hurricane Maria. When residents left their homes to take stock of the damage, they found themselves not only without power and water, but also totally cut off from the rest of the island...
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 Cornel West, left, professor of philosophy at Union Theological Seminary, speaks at the National Press Club on Feb. 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, right, pictured during a press conference. Views
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Forget Coates vs. West — We All Have a Duty to Confront the Full Reach of U.S. Empire
So, which side are you on? #TeamWest or #TeamCoates? Choose fast, preferably within seconds, and don’t come to this gunfight with a knife. No, like some nerdy Rambo, we want you greased up and loaded with ammo: your most painful character smears, your most “gotcha” evidence of past political...
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Thursday, September 28, 2017
Bernie Sanders Is Most Popular Politician in the US – and Why Jeremy Corbyn Will Win in Britain
The following is the full transcript, via the UK's Labour List , of Naomi Klein's speech delivered at the Labour Party's annual convention on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Brighton, United Kingdom. Thank you Kate for that lovely introduction and all the work that you do to put social justice on...
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Monday, September 11, 2017
Irma Won’t “Wake Up” Climate Change-Denying Republicans. Their Whole Ideology Is on the Line.
As one of the most powerful storms ever recorded bore down on the continental United States, with much of Florida under evacuation order, President Donald Trump was focused on a matter of grave urgency. He gathered his cabinet at Camp David and said there was no time to waste. With Hurricane Irma...
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue. Now Is The Time to Talk About Climate Change.
Now is exactly the time to talk about climate change, and all the other systemic injustices — from racial profiling to economic austerity — that turn disasters like Harvey into human catastrophes. Turn on the coverage of the Hurricane Harvey and the Houston flooding and you’ll hear lots of talk...
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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Economic Pressure Could Jolt Trump into Action on Climate Change
Let’s just give up. That’s one way of responding to the reports that President Trump has decided to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord. After all, without the world’s largest economy and the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases onboard, what point is there in any of us...
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