Talk:Naomi Klein

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New Climate Change Book?[edit]

Apparently according to Democracy Now! Klein is writing a new book on climate change.

AMY GOODMAN: Our guest for the hour is Naomi Klein, journalist and author. Her latest book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. She’s writing a new book on climate change and the climate change deniers. Naomi, take it from there.

NAOMI KLEIN: Yeah, I mean, the book is not about the deniers, but it does get into it, because I started trying to understand these dramatic drops in belief that climate change is real.

Should we add something about it in the article? --CartoonDiablo (talk) 23:45, 14 August 2011 (UTC)

Criticisms?[edit]

Where is the criticisms section? Ive read a huge amount of criticism about Klein from left and right, isnt it usually wikipedia policy to have criticism sections on a popular thinker like this? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.126.25.46 (talk) 22:12, 9 September 2011 (UTC)

Good question! A criticism section is sorely missing. Another thing, I think that there are too many quotes from reviews of her books - The Shock Doctrine has its own detailed article where they belong. Who will pick up the glove and fix the article? Bazuz (talk) 13:16, 30 September 2011 (UTC)
It is kinda hard to criticize a person. :-) Her books have their own section. I guess something could be made out of those? You can pick up the glove. :) --OpenFuture (talk) 14:17, 30 September 2011 (UTC)
Point taken :) What I meant, of course, is criticism of her theories and philosophy, not her as a person. Bazuz (talk) 00:05, 1 October 2011 (UTC)
She doesn't have much of that. Her books are just a collection of seemingly any sort of anti-capitalist argument she can find. There isn't much coherent philosophy as a base. So a summary of criticism against the books could work, if you can make one that isn't WP:SYN. --OpenFuture (talk) 04:04, 1 October 2011 (UTC)
She said Bush was going to refuse to give up the presidency and institute a dictatorship. That's kind of a hyperbolic prediction. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Snookumz (talkcontribs) 14:00, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

As Wall Street loving Republican, I enjoyed hearing her speak. She was entertaining with an opinion on everything. However, she does seem to be a bigot towards hedge fund managers who are "35 and earning 100 times more than a brain surgeon." Should people be judged (or applauded) for how much money they make,... or should they be judged instead by how they use what they have, regardless of their income? Klien asserts that these very high income earners are able to do so due to greed, hubris, and overconfidence. Does every consumer who bought more house than they could afford (or who charged more debt on their credit cards than they could afford) also not act out of greed, hubris, and overconfidence? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 208.90.11.207 (talk) 04:51, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

New work[edit]

Capitalism vs. the Climate; What the right gets - and the left doesn't - about the revolutionary power of climate change. by Naomi Klein November 9, 2011. This article appeared in the November 28, 2011 edition of The Nation (pages 11-21). 141.218.36.56 (talk) 23:38, 22 November 2011 (UTC)

resource, The Progressive interview[edit]

A Progressive Interview with Naomi Klein by Christopher D. Cook, in the December 2011/January 2012 issue

97.87.29.188 (talk) 00:14, 9 December 2011 (UTC)

Protection[edit]

This article should be protected, because of the very sensitive content it includes.--afa86 (talk) 17:23, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

That's silly. The article should be developed with proper citations as per Wikipedia's guidelines. It could use more links, and it seems that even with many critics, there is talk of a criticism section but nobody has even bothered to create one. This article is obviously not "hot" enough for any such moderation. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 208.90.11.207 (talk) 04:58, 9 November 2012 (UTC)