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 Need; This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate; The 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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Monday, October 22, 2001
Protests Aimed at Powerful Symbols of Capitalism Find Themselves in a Transformed Landscape
As shocking as this must be to New Yorkers, in Toronto, the city where I live, lampposts and mailboxes are plastered with posters advertising a plan by antipoverty activists to "shut down" the business district on October 16. Some of the posters (those put up before September 11) even have a picture of skyscrapers outlined in red -- the perimeters of the designated direct-action zone.