Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is the award-winning author of the international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. She writes a regular column for The Nation magazine and The Guardian newspaper that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. Her articles have appeared in Harper's Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and The New York Times.

In 2004, her reporting from Iraq for Harper’s Magazine won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. Also in 2004 she wrote and co-produced “The Take,” an award-winning feature documentary about Argentina’s occupied factory movement. She is a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics and holds an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of King’s College, Nova Scotia.

Naomi Klein
Columnists
Mar 4, 2010

Chile's socialist rebar

A distasteful column in the Wall Street Journal tells readers that thanks largely to Milton Friedman, Chile "endured a tragedy that elsewhere would have been an apocalypse."
Columnists
Feb 16, 2010

Haiti: A creditor, not a debtor

Our debt to Haiti stems from four main sources: slavery, the US occupation, dictatorship and climate change. These claims are not fantastical, nor are they merely rhetorical.
Columnists
Dec 4, 2009

Paying our climate debt

Among the smartest and most promising proposals in advance of Copenhagen is "climate debt," the idea that rich countries should pay reparations to poor countries for the climate crisis.
Columnists
Oct 19, 2009

Obama's harmful international influence

Again and again, U.S. negotiators have chosen not to strengthen international laws and protocols but rather to weaken them, often leading other rich countries in a race to the bottom.
Columnists
Oct 7, 2009

Obama should go back to Copenhagen

When Obama visited Copenhagen to support Chicago's Olympic bid, he showed the world that he is willing to schlep to Scandinavia for an event he considers important. Will he do it again on December 7?
Columnists
Sep 28, 2009

Michael Moore: America's teacher

On September 17, in the midst of the publicity blitz for his cinematic takedown of the capitalist order, Michael Moore talked with Naomi Klein about the film, and the roots of our economic crisis.

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