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
Apr 12, 2004

Fury ignites solidarity in Iraq

April 9, 2003, was the day Baghdad fell to U.S. forces. One year later, it is rising up against them — an Iraqi intifada. “They stole our playground,” an 8-year-old boy in Sadr City t
Apr 6, 2004

The U.S. is sabotaging stability in Iraq

I heard the sound of freedom yesterday in Baghdad's Firdos Square, the famous plaza where the statue of Saddam Hussein was toppled one year ago. It sounds like machine-gun fire. On Sunday, Iraqi sold
Mar 24, 2004

Iraq under the U.S. thumb

BAGHDAD — In London, they unfurled a protest sign on Big Ben; in Rome a million demonstrators filled the streets. Here in Iraq, there were no such spectacular markings of the one-year anniversar
Mar 10, 2004

Outsourcing the Friedman

Thomas Friedman hasn't been this worked up about free trade since the anti-World Trade Organization protests in Seattle. Back then, he told <i>New York Times</i> readers that the work environment in
Feb 25, 2004

Missing in action in Iraq

It was Mary Vargas, a 44-year-old engineer in Renton, Wash., who carried U.S. therapy culture to its new zenith. Explaining why the war in Iraq was no longer her top election issue, she told the Inte
Jan 29, 2004

Bush's Iraq: an appointocracy

&#147;The people of Iraq are free,&#148; declared U.S. President George W. Bush in the recent State of the Union address. The day before, 100,000 Iraqis begged to differ. They took to the streets of
Jan 15, 2004

The Year of the Fake

This was the year when fakeness ruled: fake rationales for war, a fake President dressed as a fake soldier declaring a fake end to combat and then holding up a fake turkey. An action movie star becam
Nov 12, 2003

Bring Halliburton home

Cancel the contracts. Ditch the deals. Rip up the rules. Those are a few suggestions for slogans that could help unify the growing movement against the occupation of Iraq.
Sep 30, 2003

Once strip-mined, twice shy

It used to be that if there was one thing you could count on in matters of international trade, it was the desperation of the poor. No matter how bad the deal, it was always better than nothing. But


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