Naomi Klein

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Naomi Klein is the award-winning author of the international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. She writes a regular column for The Nation magazine and The Guardian newspaper that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. Her articles have appeared in Harper's Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and The Los Angeles Times. She wrote and co-produced “The Take,” an award-winning feature documentary about Argentina’s occupied factory movement.[1]

Personal Background

Klein was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 8, 1970 to physician Michael Klein and Bonnie Sherr Klein, a feminist documentary filmmaker best known for the anti-pornography movie, "Not A Love Story." She attended the University of Toronto as an undergraduate student but failed to complete a degree. She is married to left-wing Canadian TV personality Avi Lewis whose parents are former Ontario, Canada New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Stephen Lewis and left-wing feminist writer Michele Landsberg.

Global Justice Conference

On February 2-3, 2001 the Boston Research Center for the 21st Century held a conference on “Building Post-Seattle Alliances for Economic Justice” at 396 Harvard St., Cambridge.

Speakers included Walden Bello, Charles Derber, Naomi Klein and Mike Prokosch. A Spring follow-up conference "will hear" Juliet Schor, Riane Eisler and Amartya Sen.[2]

The Nation

In 2009 Naomi Klein was listed as a columnist for The Nation[3].

In These Times

As of 2009 Naomi Klein was a Contributing Editor of Chicago based socialist journal In These Times.[4]

Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Naomi Klein is listed as an endorser of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, as of March 15, 2010.[5]

Free Gaza Movement

In 2010, Klein served on the advisory board of the Free Gaza Movement.[6]

Institute for Southern Studies Project Advisors

The following members served as Project Advisors at the Institute in December 2011:[7]

RootsAction endorser

RootsAction is an independent online force endorsed by Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S. Senator James Abourezk, Coleen Rowley, and many others.[8]

National Student Power Convergence 2012


Speakers at the National Student Power Convergence 2012 included Naomi Klein, Rebel Diaz, Stephen Lerner, Joshua Kahn Russell, Nelini Stamp, Ben Manski, Angus Johnston, Nayantara Sen, Samantha Corbin, Carl Davidson.

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