Author and activist Naomi Klein argues that climate change deniers have a better grasp of the political implications for the radical change needed to address the problem than many green groups downplay, especially those she calls "big, slick centrist green groups".
Naomi Klein argues somewhat counter-intuitively in her new book. "This Changes Everything" that the Climate Change deniers have a better grasp on "the political implications of the science" --as opposed to the science itself, which they're wrong about -- and "of what it means to how we need to change our economy and what the role of the public sphere is and the role of collective action is, better than some of those sort of big, slick, centrist green groups that are constantly trying to sell climate action as something entirely reconcilable with a booming capitalist economy."
Van Jones: "Keystone XL Pipeline Would Wipe Out Anything Positive Obama Has Done On The Environment"
The Forward on Climate Rally saw almost 40,000 Americans gather in solidarity to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline, which, scientists say, could end the ability of the Earth to support human life.
Naomi Klein on Moyers & Company The video is 30 minutes long, but so worth your time. Naomi Klein, whose semimal book The Shock Doctrine identified a pervasive and insidious tendency for the ruling elites to exploit disasters--both natural and
Naomi Klein, author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, says the tragic destruction of Hurricane Sandy can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. She’s been in New York visiting the
Thousands of environmentalists marched outside the White House on Sunday, armed with banners and signs, chanting and voicing their opposition against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The rally, organized by 350.org, calls for U.S.
Occupy News Round-up for Sunday evening, May 6, 2012
A round-up of "Occupy" news for Friday, January 13, 2012...
As expected, the talking heads over at Fox and CNN are being just as dismissive of the Occupy Wall Street movement as they were supportive of the AstroTurf "tea party" movement and Liz Trotta gave us another example on Fox this Saturday, comparing
(19:05 minutes long) Naomi Klein spoke in December of last year (prior to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan) to a TED conference for women and posed what I thought was an interesting question: What makes our culture so prone to the reckless
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