Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, author, and syndicated columnist. Her new book, No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, will be published in June, 2017. Her previous books include the international best-sellers, This 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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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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Sunday, April 23, 2017
“Fear City” Explores How Donald Trump Exploited the New York Debt Crisis To Boost His Own Fortune
When I published “The Shock Doctrine” a decade ago, a few people told me that it was missing a key chapter in the evolution of the tactic I was reporting on. That tactic involved using periods of crisis to impose a radical pro-corporate agenda. They said that in the United States that story doesn’t...
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Get Ready for the First Shocks of Trump’s Disaster Capitalism
We already know that the Trump administration plans to deregulate markets, wage all-out war on “radical Islamic terrorism,” trash climate science and unleash a fossil-fuel frenzy. It’s a vision that can be counted on to generate a tsunami of crises and shocks: economic shocks, as market bubbles...
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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
It Was the Rise of the Davos Class That Sealed America’s Fate
They will blame James Comey and the FBI. They will blame voter suppression and racism. They will blame Bernie or bust and misogyny. They will blame third parties and independent candidates. They will blame the corporate media for giving him the platform, social media for being a bullhorn, and...
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Saturday, November 05, 2016
The Carbon Tax on the Ballot in Washington State Is Not the Right Way to Deal With Global Warming
T he imperatives of the climate crisis and the logic of economic austerity are at war—and Washington State is on the front lines. So-called “revenue-neutral” carbon pricing—whereby the proceeds are used to fund tax cuts—has long been a cherished hobbyhorse of free-market economists and the odd...
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