Tag Archives: Naomi Klein

Solving Our Climate Crisis: A Town Hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders, and more with Naomi Klein, Cenk (Young Turks), and the Humanist Report

Join Senator Bernie Sanders LIVE for a national town hall about the current state of our climate crisis. Senator Sanders will be joined by experts and environmental activists to discuss solutions for how we can combat climate change and protect the planet. Joining Senator Sanders is actress and activist Shailene Woodley, author and founder of […]

The Intercept: Climate Crisis with Naomi Klein and others, Live Town Hall

Naomi Klein: The “Green New Deal” is not a piecemeal approach that trains a water gun on a blazing fire, but a comprehensive plan to transform society for the better.

The Battle for Paradise: Naomi Klein reports from Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICANS AND ULTRARICH “PUERTOPIANS” ARE LOCKED IN A PITCHED STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO REMAKE THE ISLAND

Pluralism vs. Authoritarianism: Gar Alperovitz with Laura Flanders

From the gloom and crises of today Alperovitz sees a new pluralistic egalitarian economy emerging.

Jeremy Scahill | Intercepted Podcast: The Clock Strikes 13, and Donald Trump is President

Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald and Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed join Jeremy Scahill for a discussion on the crazy apocalyptic present in which we find ourselves.

Naomi Klein | There Would Be No Bernie Movement Without #FightFor15, Keystone XL and #BlackLivesMatter (Video)

…we have to build out all of these electoral possibilities while understanding that these politicians will be nothing unless they are backed by social movements and accountable to those social movements.

Democracy Now! | ▶ Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican and the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical

DN!: We speak to Klein about her trip to the Vatican and the importance of the pope’s message – not only on climate change, but the global economy.

Naomi Klein: Reading I.F. Stone on Earth Day: Why We Still Won’t Get Anywhere Unless We Connect the Dots

Stone: Until we have a leadership willing to make the enormous changes—psychological, military, and bureaucratic—to end the existing world system, a system of hatred, of anarchy, of murder, of war and pollution, there is no use talking about buying more wastebaskets or spending a couple of hundred million dollars on the Missouri River.

Henry A. Giroux: The War on Terrorism Targets Democracy Itself

Giroux: Notions of democracy increasingly appear to be giving way to the discourse of revenge, domestic security, stupidity and war. The political reality that has emerged since the shattering crisis of 9/11 increasingly points to a set of narrow choices that are being largely set by the jingoistic right-wing extremists, the US Defense Department and conservative-funded foundations, and fueled by the dominant media. War and violence now function as an aphrodisiac for a public inundated with commodities and awash in celebrity culture idiocy.

Naomi Klein: No One Saw Anything — Bearing Witness to the Ongoing Catastrophe of MMIW

Naomi Klein delivered this speech on December 18 at The Opera House in Toronto, at a special production of the Basement Revue to honour Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. Listen to an audio recording of Naomi’s reading here, with live musical accompaniment from Cris Derksen. Naomi Klein  Rabble.ca  CommonDreams.org  December 22, 2014 At the 9th Annual […]

▶ This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein interview on #GRITtv

Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, breaks down the history of political inaction around the climate that has brought us to the point of crisis and the visionary framework social movements need to usher in an economy that is both democratic and regenerative. Interview by Laura Flanders Subscribe or “Follow” […]

▶ Naomi Klein in conversation about ‘This Changes Everything’

…”breaking virtually every rule in the free market playbook,” will become a necessity if we are to not just attempting to build stronger seawalls but survivable, sustainable, communities.   By Karen Rybold-Chin, originally published by On the Earth Productions  | NOV 4, 2014 Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate starts […]

▶ Hedges, McKibben, Naomi Klein, Sawant, Sanders: What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?

Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month. Thoughts for success: Chris Hedges:  Live in truth;  Naomi Klein: Build a […]

Rolling Stone: ‘We Need Hope and Fear in Equal Measure’: An Interview With Naomi Klein

Author of ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ on the epic battle for the planet’s future      Naomi Klein                                                                     […]

▶ Naomi Klein: ‘Our Economic Model Is at War With Life on Earth’

New video trailer previews thesis of anticipated new book by Canadian writer and activist Author, journalist and activist Naomi Klein says her choice to risk arrest at the XL Pipeline protest ‘was a last-minute decision,’ 09/02/11. (photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action)  By Jon Queally  Common Dreams  08 August 14  ReaderSupportedNews.org he book’s title is […]

Naomi Klein> Dancing the World into Being: A Conversation with Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson

Dancing the World into Being A Conversation with Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson by Naomi Klein and Leanne Simpson via Common Dreams Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by YES! Magazine Leanne Simpson collecting wild rice. In December 2012, the Indigenous protests known as Idle No More exploded onto the Canadian political scene, with huge round dances taking place […]

Naomi Klein: Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now

Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now By Naomi Klein – October 6th, 2011  OpEdNews Published in The Nation. I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I said had to be repeated by hundreds of people so others could […]

Great books to read, by Barry Laycock

Reading List: Books I Have Found Useful 1. “Chain of Command “ by Seymour Hersh 2. “The Twentieth Century: A People’s History” by Howard Zinn 3. “The Shock Doctrine “ by Naomi Klein 4. “A Pretext For War” by James Bamford 5. “Fiasco; the American Adventure In Iraq” by Thomas E Ricks 6. “Contrary Notions: The […]