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Unnaturally Catastrophic

From from Amy Goodman’s interview with Naomi Klein on DemocracyNow (Sept 18, 2017).  This is Klein’s response to Goodman’s question:  When a disaster strikes, how is it dealt with, and what is it used as an opportunity for? 439 more words

Subverting Empire

Klein: In a world of crisis, morality can still win

28 September 2017 | Naomi Klein | The Guardian

“We live in frightening times. From heads of state tweeting threats of nuclear annihilation, to whole regions rocked by climate chaos, to  591 more words

News

Spotting the (terrible) denominator

I recently finished reading The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. It’s one of the grimmest books I’ve ever read, but I persevered. 611 more words

Politics

No Is Not Enough

As a rule, I avoid books written by pundits and politicians, and eschew books that seem rushed out to address the latest trending issue, be it ISIS, Trump or why the mainstream media lies. 480 more words

July 29th - International News Round-Up (Part I)

United States

The Washington Post

Republicans need tax reform to go through. Apparently, the country hasn’t had major tax reform in 31 years. Losing that would be too many losses for the first year of the Trump administration. 475 more words

International News Round-Up

Video: How to Resist Trump’s Shock Doctrine -- The Intercept

Boy howdy! That thar Naomi Klein sure do lay it out klean and klar, don’t she? She’s got herself five, count ’em! Five steps!

Numero troi is to know all y’all’s history, like how we got into the Second Iraq War. 256 more words

ReBlogged

Naomi Klein on How to Deal with the Trump Shock

NAOMI KLEIN IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT VOICES OF THIS GENERATION

If you have not yet read Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine, do so immediately. 82 more words

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