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Recent articles by Naomi:

Now We Have to Fight Trump’s Tin-Pot Coup — and Biden’s Worst Instincts

Republicans keep finding new ways to tell us that they don’t believe in democracy, and we should believe them. → Read More

We were told Joe Biden was the 'safe choice'. Why did he barely scrape through?

Biden was a risky candidate for the same reasons Hillary Clinton was a risky candidate. He scraped through by the skin of his teeth → Read More

Screen New Deal

Under Cover of Mass Death, Andrew Cuomo Calls in the Billionaires to Build a High-Tech Dystopia → Read More

Naomi Klein: How big tech plans to profit from the pandemic

The long read: As the coronavirus continues to kill thousands each day, tech companies are seizing the opportunity to extend their reach and power → Read More

Under Cover of Mass Death, Andrew Cuomo Calls in the Billionaires to Build a High-Tech Dystopia

Big tech’s emerging pandemic shock doctrine demands heavy public subsidies for a no-touch, socially distanced coronavirus future. → Read More

Coronavirus Capitalism — and How to Beat It

Governments around the world are busily exploiting the coronavirus crisis to push for no-strings-attached corporate bailouts and regulatory rollbacks. → Read More

The Realism of Bernie Sanders' Climate Policy

Sanders believes that as our economy rapidly shifts to renewable energy, power companies should be publicly owned and controlled, and the biggest polluters should help underwrite the costs. → Read More

How the Transformative Power of Solidarity Will Beat Trump

The message of the Sanders campaign increasingly sounds less like conventional electoral campaigning and more like old-school political organizing. → Read More

Deep Roots for the Coming Storms: Why We Deserve a President Bernie Sanders

The following is an unauthorized transcript of remarks made by author and activist Naomi Klein in Exeter, New Hampshire on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders. In November of last year, Klein officially endorsed Sanders' primary bid to win the Democratic presidential nomination and now serves the campaign as a national surrogate. | By Naomi → Read More

Naomi Klein on how politics can solve the climate crisis

Activist and author Naomi Klein tells Anushka Asthana that combating the climate crisis must be at the heart of an urgent restructuring of politics and the economy. Plus: Daniel Trilling on the shocking discovery of 39 bodies inside a lorry in Essex → Read More

Only a Green New Deal Can Douse the Fires of Eco-Fascism

We have to confront the ways in which the fires of climate breakdown are already intersecting with white supremacy and surging xenophobia. → Read More

Maxime Bernier Attacked Greta Thunberg’s Autism. Naomi Klein Says Autism Made the Teen a Global Voice of Conscience – Countercurrents

Maxime Bernier wants us to think he is sorry. The leader of the extremist People’s Party of Canada had tweeted that Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is “clearly mentally unstable. Not only autistic, but obsessive-compulsive, eating disorder, depression, and lethargy, and she lives in a constant state of fear. She wants us to feel the same.” Facing a ferocious backlash,[Read More...] → Read More

What’s in a Trump Straw?

The overpriced scraps of pre-landfill known as Trump Straws can actually tell us a whole lot about why our planet’s on fire. → Read More

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis

In this extract from her latest book On Fire, the No Logo author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate crisis → Read More

The Amazon Is on Fire—Indigenous Rights Can Help Put It Out – Countercurrents

Colonialism is setting the world on fire. Taking leadership from the people who have been resisting its violence for centuries, while protecting non-extractive ways of life, is our best hope of putting out the flames. It was an epic case of projection. Lashing out at the attacks on his Amazon-incinerating policies, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro accused French President Emmanuel Macron of… → Read More

The Amazon is on fire — indigenous rights can help put it out

A sense of divine entitlement to other people’s land is fueling the Amazon fires. Increased respect for indigenous rights could be the key to ushering in a new age of ecological equilibrium. → Read More

Forget Bernie vs. Warren. Focus on Growing the Progressive Base and Defeating Biden.

The last thing we need is for the two strongest progressive candidates and their supporters to tear each other apart. → Read More

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis

We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our future, says Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others → Read More

A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

What if we actually pulled off a Green New Deal? What would the future look like? The Intercept presents a film narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. → Read More

The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn on the Green New Deal

“I REALLY DON’T like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to own cows anymore!'”So bellowed President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas, his first campaign-style salvo against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey’s Green New Deal resolution. There will surely be many → Read More