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.

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May 23, 2003

Why Two Women Went to War

Naomi Klein
Jessica Lynch and Rachel Corrie could have passed for sisters. Two all-American blondes, two destinies forever changed in a Middle East war zone. There is something else Pte. Lynch and Ms. Corrie hav
News
Feb 17, 2003

Out of the Ordinary

Naomi Klein
In late 2001, the people of Argentina took to the streets, driven to despair by the economic chaos into which their leaders had dragged them. Among them was Gustavo Benedetto, a 23-year-old killed on
News
Dec 12, 2001

Free Trade is Pretty Pricey

Naomi Klein
We are going to have "the most modern border in the world," Finance Minister Paul Martin enthused when announcing his latest budget on Monday. This, it turns out, is the legacy of all the years of be
News
Sep 19, 2001

Pollsters Don't Make Good Generals

Naomi Klein
Many of us, myself included, have felt little but rage and sorrow since September 11. But if our leaders are really following us, we have a responsibility to no longer act on emotion alone. If our le
Columnists
Aug 11, 2008

The Olympics: Unveiling police state 2.0

So far, the Olympics have been an open invitation to China-bash, a bottomless excuse for Western journalists to go after the Commies on everything from internet censorship to Darfur. Through all the
Columnists
Jun 16, 2008

Obama's Chicago Boys

Barack Obama waited just three days after Hillary Clinton pulled out of the race to declare, on CNBC, "Look. I am a pro-growth, free-market guy. I love the market."
Columnists
May 16, 2008

Regime-quakes in Burma and China

When news arrived of the catastrophic earthquake in Sichuan, my mind turned to Zheng Sun Man, an up-and-coming security executive I met on a recent trip to China.
Columnists
Feb 11, 2008

Police and tasers: hooked on shock

The past couple of weeks have been rocky on the stock market, but one company that hasn't been suffering too much is Taser International. At the end of January, its stock jumped by an impressive 8 pe
Columnists
Feb 4, 2008

Disowned by the ownership society

Remember the "ownership society," fixture of major George W. Bush addresses for the first four years of his presidency? "We're creating...an ownership society in this country, where more Americans th

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