Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international and New York Times bestseller The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Published worldwide in September 2007, The Shock Doctrine is slated to be translated into seventeen languages to date. The six-minute companion film, created by Alfonso Cuaron, director of Children of Men, was an Official Selection of the 2007 Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals and a viral phenomenon as well, downloaded over one million times. Klein's previous book No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies was also an international bestseller, translated into more than twenty-eight languages, with over a million copies in print. A collection of her work, Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, was published in 2002. Klein's regular column for The Nation and The Guardian is distributed internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. In 2004 her reporting from Iraq for Harper's Magazine won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. The same year, she released a feature documentary about Argentina's occupied factories, The Take, co-produced with director Avi Lewis. The film was an official selection of the Venice Biennale and won the best documentary jury prize at the American Film Institute's Film Festival in Los Angeles. Klein is a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics and holds an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of King's College, Nova Scotia.


Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Allen Lane/Penguin Books 2007.


Naomi Klein Delivers Sydney Peace Prize Lecture Against Backdrop of Trump Win by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 11 Novenber 2016

Donald Trump's Presidency Could Literally Mean the End of Their World, The Nation, 10 November 2016

It was the rise of the Davos class that sealed America's fate, The Guardian, 9 November 2016

'There Is Shame In All This': Naomi Klein Voices Rage as Reef Disappears by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 7 November 2016

Climate change is intergenerational theft. That's why my son is part of this story, The Guardian, 7 November 2016

Is Disclosure of Podesta’s Emails a Step Too Far? A Conversation With Naomi Klein by Glenn Greenwald, The Inercept, 19 October 2016

40 Years Ago, This Chilean Exile Warned Us About the Shock Doctrine. Then He Was Assassinated, The Nation, 21 September 2016

Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone Sign Letter Against Brazil's Coup, teleSUR, 25 August 2016

We Still Need a Future to Believe In by Naomi Klein and Various Contributors, ZNet, 24 July 2016

People's Summit Offers Hope for a Movement Bigger Than Bernie by Nika Knight, Common Dreams, 20 June 2016

"Our Dreams Don't Fit on Your Ballots": Naomi Klein on Next Steps for Pro-Bernie Sanders Movement, Democracy Now! 20 June 2016 (video and transcript)

The Best Has Yet To Come, Common Dreams, 14 June 2016

Let Them Drown, London Review of Books, 2 June 2016 isue

Naomi Klein: Radical Solutions Only Proper Response to 'Unyielding Science-Based Deadline', Common Dreams, 11 May 2016 (text and video)

Naomi Klein Explains Why Clinton's "Corporate Worldview" Cannot Be Ignored by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams, 7 April 2016

Naomi Klein: How Clinton Failed the Climate Megaphone Test by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 15 March 2016

Why Noam Chomsky and Education Activists Are Warning That Obama's Pick for Education Secretary Could Be Disastrous by Ben Norton, AlterNet, 4 March 2016

Naomi Klein: Climate Change “Not Just About Things Getting Hotter… It's About Things Getting Meaner” by Michael Winship, Moyers & company, 3 February 2016

How to Change Everything by Alyssa Battistoni, Jacobin, 11 December 2015

We Are Out of Time... We Need to Leap, Common Dreams, 11 December 2015

Naomi Klein and the Left by Editors, Jacobin, 11 December 2015

Sane Climate Policies Are Being Undermined by Corporate-Friendly Trade Deals, The Nation, 9 December 2015

Naomi Klein Decries Climate Deal as Extraordinarily Dangerous; Backs Defiance of French Protest Ban, Democracy Now! 9 December 2015 (video and trsnscript)

"Liberté Is Not Just A Word": Klein, Corbyn Call for Mass Protest at COP21 by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams, 8 December 2015

Taking Climate Change Seriously, Jacobin, 7 December 2015

Is Exxon Held Acountable at the Climate Summit? The Nation, 6 December 2015

Naomi Klein on Paris Summit: Leaders' Inaction on Climate Crisis is "Violence" Against the Planet, Democracy Now! 30 November 2015 (video and transcript)

Making the Paris Climate Talks Count, The Nation, 29 November 2015

What's really at stake at the Paris climate conference now marches are banned, The Guardian, 20 November 2015

Why a Climate Deal Is the Best Hope for Peace by Jason Box and Naomi Klein, The New Yorker, 18 November 2015

Stephen Harper's politics put Canada to shame: don't be distracted by them by Naomi Klein and Maude Barlow, The Guardian, 16 October 2015

Change Everything or Face A Global Katrina, Common Dreams, 30 August 2015

Naomi Klein on climate change: 'I thought it best to write about my own raw terror' by Oliver Milman, The Guardian, 26 August 2015

A Radical Vatican? ZNet, 22 July 2015

Invited by Vatican, Naomi Klein Makes Moral Case for World Beyond Fossil Fuels by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams, 2 July 2015

"People and Planet First": On the Moral Authority of Climate Justice and a New Economy, Common Dreams, 1 July 2015

Climate Change Is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together, The Nation, 17 June 2015

The TPP Is a Grave Threat to Climate Action, Common Dreams, 22 May 2015

Reading I.F. Stone on Earth Day: Why We Still Won't Get Anywhere Unless We Connect the Dots, Common Dreams, 22 April 2015

Naomi Klein: ‘I always had a keen sense of right and wrong' by Ed Cumming, The Guardian, 4 April 2015

Naomi Klein: Shock of Oil Price Plunge Is Opportunity World Must Seize by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 25 March 2015 (The Guardian video included)

How will everything change under climate change? The Guardian, 8 March 2015

On Climate, Humanity Must Rise Up Against 'Collective Shrug of Fatalism' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 March 2015

Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything - video, The Guardian, 6 March 2015

SPIEGEL Interview with Naomi Klein: 'The Economic System We Have Created Global Warming' by Klaus Brinkbäumer, Spiegel Online International, 25 February 2015

'Fighting for the Places We Love': A Vision for the Climate Battles to Come by Naomi Klein and May Boeve, Common Dreams, 6 February 2015

Crossing the River of Fire: The Liberal Attack on Naomi Klein and This Changes Everything by John Bellamy Foster and Brett Clark, Monthly Review, February 2015

Message to the UK: The Fracking Bridge is Already Burning, This Changes Everything, 22 January 2015

Naomi Klein: A crisis this big changes everything by Oliver Tickell, Ecologist, 21 January 2015

When History Knocks by Sam Gindin, Jacobin, 30 December 2014

The Ethics of Climate Hope: A Response to Elizabeth Kolbert, This Changes Everything, 2 December 2014

The Power of Crazy Ideas by Justin Podur, teleSUR, 1 December 2014

In defense of Naomi Klein by Dave Riley, Climate & Capitalism, 21 November 2014

Some Very Initial Thoughts on the US-China Deal, This Changes Everything, 12 November 2014

How I wrote This Changes Everything,, 7 November 2014

Naomi Klein's ‘This Changes Everything' by Rob Nixon, The New York Times, 6 November 2014

Naomi Klein: “I view free-market ideology as a cover story for greed” by Sophie McBain, New Statesman, 24 Ocr´tober 2014

Climate change: how to make the big polluters really pay, The Guardian, 17 October 2014

Naomi Klein: 'Grassroots Movement From Below' vs. 'Business-as-Usual' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 16 October 2014

Yep, the Strawmen Do Keep Coming, Common Dreams, 3 October 2014

This changes everything: interview with Naomi Klein by Liam Barrington-Bush, openDemocracy, 1 October 2014

Extracting Ourselves From The Extractivist Mindset: Review of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Robert Jensen,, 29 September 2014

We Must Demand the Impossible to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change, Truthout, 28 September 2014

No, We Don't Need to Ditch/Slay/Kill Capitalism Before We Can Fight Climate Change. But We Sure As Hell Need To Challenge It,, 27 September 2014

Naomi Klein on Cause of Climate Crisis: "Capitalism Is Stupid" by Sarah Jaffe, Truthout, 24 September 2014

Hedges, Klein, McKibben, Sanders and Sawant Call for Urgent Action by Kshama Sawant and Various Contributors, ZVideo, 22 September 2014

Climate change is a global emergency. Stop waiting for politicians to sound the alarm, The Guardian, 20 September 2014

A Feeling It's Gonna Be Huge': Naomi Klein on People's Climate Eve by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 20 September 2014

Naomi Klein on Motherhood, Geoengineering, Climate Debt & the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement, Democracy Now! 18 September 2014

The People's Climate March: Meet the Next Movement of Movements, Common Dreams, 17 September 2014

Whether We Engage or Do Nothing... This Changes Everything, Common Dreams, 16 September 2014

Naomi Klein: 'Ferocious Love' and the Climate Fight To Come by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 16 September 2014

'This Changes Everything' Including the Anti-Fracking Movement by Sandra Steingraber, EcoWatch, 15 September 2014

Naomi Klein: 'We tried it your way and we don't have another decade to waste' by Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, 14 September 2014

The hypocrisy behind the big business climate change battle, The Guardian, 13 September 2014

Interview: Naomi Klein Breaks a Taboo by John Tarleton, The Indypendent, 12 September 2014

Naomi Klein to Degrowth Conference: Climate Change Can Deliver 'People's Shock' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 3 September 2014

Naomi Klein on This Changes Everything, Her New Book About Climate Change by John Powers, Vogue, 26 August 2014

Naomi Klein: 'Our Economic Model Is at War with Life on Earth' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 8 August 2014

Climate change is the fight of our lives - yet we can hardly bear to look at it, The Guardian, 23 April 2014

Why US fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine, The Guardian, 10 April 2014

International figures sign petition condemning Egypt 'repression', Ahram Online, 17 February 2014

How science is telling us all to revolt, New Statesman, 29 October 2013

Naomi Klein: Why Big Green Groups Can Be More Damaging Than Right-Wing Climate Deniers by Jason Mark, AlterNet, 5 September 2013

Why Unions Need to Join the Climate Fight,, 3 September 2013

Naomi Klein: 'Anti-Shock Doctrines' Show the Way to Resist by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 6 June 2013

The giants of the green world that profit from the planet's destruction, The Guardian, 3 May 2013

Dancing the World into Being: A Conversation with Idle No More's Leanne Simpson, Yes! 5 March 2013

As Chief Spence Starves, Canadians Awaken from Idleness and Remember Their Roots, The Globe and Mail, 24 December 2012

Interview: Naomi Klein on motherhood, climate justice, and the failures of the environmental movement by Wen Stephenson, The Phoenix, 14 December 2012

'I'd rather fight like hell': Naomi Klein's fierce new resolve to fight for climate justice by Wen Stephenson, The Phoenix, 12 December 2012

Naomi Klein on the Links Between Capitalism and Climate Change by Bill Moyers, 21 November 2012 (video)

Geoengineering: Testing the Waters, The New York Times, 29 October 2012

Naomi Klein: 'If You Take Climate Change Seriously, You Have to Throw Out the Free-Market Playbook', Common Dreams, 29 February 2012

Why Now? What's Next? Naomi Klein and Yotam Marom in Conversation About Occupy Wall Street, The Nation, 9 January 2012

Naomi Klein's Inconvenient Climate Conclusions by Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times, 8 December 2011

Capitalism vs. the Climate, The Nation, 9 November 2011

ccupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now,, 7 October 2011

Naomi Klein: Protesters Are Seeking Change in the Streets Because It Won't Come From the Ballot Box, Democracy Now! 6 October 2011

Naomi Klein: Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Controversy Shows How Wall Street Is Occupying U.S. Gov't, Democracy Now! 6 October 2011

Debunking "Ethical Oil" at Tar Sands Action, ZVideo, 9 September 2011

Daylight Robbery, Meet Nighttime Robbery, The Nation, 16 August 2011

A New Climate Movement in Bolivia, ZNet, 3 May 2011

Our Lives Are Under Threat From Some of the Most Powerful and Richest Entities by Naomi Klein and Bill McKibben, ZNet, 11 April 2011

Joining 350.Org: The Next Phase,, 7 April 2011

Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills and Shock Doctrine American-Style: "This is a Frontal Assault on Democracy, a Corporate Coup D'Etat", Democracy Now! 9 March 2011


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