June 1 2019 | 6.30pm | Piazzale Ceccarini
Naomi Klein: an interview
Reporter, best-selling author, professor, Naomi Klein is one of brightest and strongest voices of American journalism. Free entry.
A public interview to Naomi Klein, an award-winning journalist and bestselling author, as well as DIG’s 2019 Jury president.
Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the New York Times and international bestsellers, No is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need (2017), This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and No Logo (2000).
Since This Changes Everything was published, Klein’s focus has been on putting its ideas into action. She is one of the organizers and authors of Canada’s Leap Manifesto, a blueprint for a rapid and justice-based transition off fossil fuels.
The Leap has been endorsed by over 200 organizations, tens of thousands of individuals, and has inspired similar climate justice initiatives around the world. Klein is a member of the board of directors for climate-action group 350.org. In 2015, she was invited to speak at the Vatican to help launch Pope Francis’s historic encyclical on ecology, Laudato si’.
Klein is the Senior Correspondent for The Intercept. She is also a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow of The Nation Institute and contributor to the Nation Magazine. Recent articles have also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, the London Review of Books, Harper’s Bazaar, and Le Monde.