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
Dec 12, 2005

'Never before!' The amnesiac torture debate

It was the “Mission Accomplished” of George W. Bush's second term, and an announcement of that magnitude called for a suitably dramatic location. But what was the right backdrop for the inf
Nov 6, 2005

The threat of hope in Latin America

When Manuel Rozental got home one night last month, friends told him two strange men had been asking questions about him. In this close-knit indigenous community in southwestern Colombia ringed by so
Aug 14, 2005

Terror's greatest recruitment tool

It has become an article of faith that Britain was vulnerable to terror because of its politically correct antiracism. Yet there is a suggestion that what propelled at least some of the bombers was r
Jul 15, 2005

Aristide in exile

Aristide is no saint. But even if the worst of the allegations about him are true, they pale next to the rap sheets of the convicted killers, drug smugglers and arms traders who ousted Aristide and c
Jun 15, 2005

A noose, not a bracelet

It seems like a good time to remember someone who tried to make poverty history: Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was killed ten years ago this November by the Nigerian government, along with eight other Ogoni act
May 17, 2005

Torture's dirty secret: It works

I recently caught a glimpse of the effects of torture in action at an event honouring Maher Arar. The Syrian-born Canadian is the world's most famous victim of “rendition,” the process by w
Mar 16, 2005

Can democracy survive Bush's embrace?

It started off as a joke and has now become vaguely serious: the idea that Bono might be named president of the World Bank. As frontman of one of the world's most enduring rock brands, Bono talks to
Feb 15, 2005

Getting the purple finger

Iraq's elections were delayed time and time again, while the occupation and resistance grew ever more deadly. Now it seems that two years of bloodshed, bribery and backroom arm-twisting were leading


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