Stories by Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers This Changes Everything, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo. She writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian and is a contributing editor at Harper's. subscribe to Naomi Klein's feed

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

We must not let the right use this economic crisis to push through their policy wish list.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2008, Source:

Responding to critics from the libertarian Cato institute and <i>The New Republic</I>.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The Olympics have opened up a backdoor for the regime to massively upgrade its systems of population control and repression.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The author of "Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism" takes on Bush on Fox Business News.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2008, Source: The Nation

The Iraq disaster and rising gas and food prices have people across the globe in a state of fear and shock. It's high times for Bush & Co.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2008, Source: The Nation

The head of Obama's economic policy team is one of Wal-Mart's most prominent defenders.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2008, Source: The Guardian

Neither Clinton nor Obama has a real plan to end the occupation of Iraq, but they could be forced to change position.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2007, Source: The Nation

The Mexican government appears poised for another wave of repression.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

The shameless exploitation of poor New Orleans residents to privatize public infrastructure is being enforced by violence and tasers.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2007, Source: The Nation

In the world of venture capitalism, there has been a race going on between greens on the one hand and guns and garrisons on the other -- and the guns are winning.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2007, Source: Los Angeles Times

The jolts of global economics blast people out of the picture.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2007, Source: The Nation

Recent events in Latin America show how societies can recover from extreme capitalism and become less vulnerable to externally provoked political shocks.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2007, Source: The Nation

With disaster services being privatized, the rich are buying their way out of catastrophe.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2007, Source: Comment Is Free

Finance journalists have attacked my book, but I remain devoted to their papers. After all, they supplied the facts I used.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2007, Source: Los Angeles Times

The Blackwater scandal could have provided an opportunity to question the wisdom of turning state security into a for-profit activity -- but not in today's Washington.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2007, Source: The Nation

Greenspan's new autobiography sheds light on what motivates hard-right political leaders to apply brutal economic shock therapy.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2007, Source: Henry Holt

This excerpt from Naomi Klein's controversial new book, "The Shock Doctrine," explains how the U.S. set about to destroy the Iraqi national psyche and then push through a disastrous privatization of its economy.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2007, Source: The Nation

Political protesters are now being videotaped under the guise of ensuring their legal right to be seen and heard. What happens when surveillance is billed as the new participatory democracy?

Posted on: Jun 18, 2007, Source: The Nation

Why, in the midst of so much volatility, is the Israeli economy booming? They've engineered a "homeland security" economy that they've tested out on the people of Gaza.

Posted on: May 31, 2007, Source: The Nation

The Iraq War has set off one of the largest oil booms in history -- and the race to mine the tar sands of Alberta will result in environmental disaster.