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Naomi Kleins Shock Doctrine

A Line in the Tar Sands: Naomi Klein on the Climate

Dave Pruett | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Dave Pruett

I was to have been one of 400,000 protestors gathered for the People's Climate March in New York on Sept. 21. Alas, a knee injury sidelined me. As a consolation prize, a friend bought me Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. So wowed am I by Klein's singular accomplishment that I dedicate this post to an unsolicited review.

Investors, Business Schools and Financial Crisis

Sion Owen | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Sion Owen

It is not just Wall Street that needs to be occupied and reformed, but Main Street, and the process is already underway in finance, retailing, manufacturing, education and politics. Perhaps this is the time for business schools to step forward and take a radical lead.

The Krugman/Stiglitz Army Is on the March (and It's Too Late for Michael Bloomberg to Stop It)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.

The Non-Mandated Society

Janet Ritz | Posted 06.24.2011 | Business
Janet Ritz

If the banks were mandated to stop demonizing the unemployed in unemployment recovery programs, that would allow programs to have a better percentage of success than their current rate of failure.

Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills, Her Big Climate Fear, and the 'Shock Doctrine' Done American-Style

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Democracy Now!

As a wave of anti-union bills are introduced across the country following the wake of Wall Street financial crisis, many analysts are picking up on the theory of award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein.

Disaster Capitalism's Catastrophic Success in Ireland, and America

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

The causes and impacts of Ireland's economic crisis and America's are pretty much the same.

The Jobs Deficit & The Breaking Point, Pt 1.

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Like the college professor he is, Dr. Bernard Anderson, member of the National Urban League President's Council of Economic Advisors, came to this wee...

The Real Blackwater Scandal: Build a Frontier, You Get Cowboys

John Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Cusack

As we are gripped by the unfolding scandal, it's easy -- and dangerous -- to see this as a story about a single rogue outfit, just another accountability scandal in the epic and tragic reality of this war.

China Buys Hummer Brand -- Further Evidence of a Shock Doctrine-Assaulted America?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Kall

We have to wonder if the US had taken Hummer, especially with its dependence on the military version, and turned it into a government-owned operation, would the US benefit?

Schlock Doctrine: Where, and by Whom, Was Your Christmas Made?

Randall Amster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Amster

There are certainly many alternatives for purchasing products with greater ethical standards. But let's face it -- parents are busy, disposable incomes are tight, children need stimulation, time is money, and this is America.

This Film is an Idiot's Version of Naomi Klein's Masterpiece

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine is one of the most important political books of the past decade. But Michael Winterbottom's "adaptation" for film is garbled and mumbled to the point of meaninglessness.

A Bold Proposal for a New Economy

John Cavanagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Cavanagh

In his book, Agenda for a New Economy, David Korten is full of ideas on democratizing ownership and reclaiming corporate charters from footloose global firms.

Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment

Randall Amster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Amster

Don't you get a small adrenaline surge when the serious-sounding NPR news voice comes on the radio at the top of the hour, and you're wondering what new calamity has transpired?

Top Ten Heroes of the George W. Bush Era

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

As the W. Bush regime comes to an end it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the countless individuals and groups who have spent the last nearly 8 years exposing this government.

No Currency Left to Buy the Big Lies

John Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Cusack

We watch millionaires and paid Republican hacks appear on television yelling "Socialist!" at Obama as if the Bolsheviks are coming to rape our daughters.

Now is the Time to Resist Wall Street's Shock Doctrine

Naomi Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Klein

There are no saviors who are going to look out for us in this crisis -- the only hope of preventing another dose of shock politics is loud, organized grassroots pressure on all political parties.

Andrew Sullivan's Fantasy World

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ben Cohen

His perspective as a British, gay, conservative in America makes him one of the most interesting talking heads around.