Naomi Klein

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Naomi Klein
Naomi Klein in March 2015
Naomi Klein in March 2015
Born (1970-05-08) May 8, 1970 (age 51)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OccupationAuthor, activist, professor
CitizenshipCanadian
Alma materSt. George's School of Montreal[1]
Period1999–present
GenreNonfiction
SubjectAlter-globalization, anti-war, anti-capitalism, environmentalism
Notable worksThis Changes Everything, No Logo, The Shock Doctrine
SpouseAvi Lewis
Children1
Website
naomiklein.org

Naomi A. Klein (born May 8, 1970) is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker. She analyses politics and criticizes capitalism.[2] Since 2018, she has been the Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University.[3][4]

Klein's This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate (2014) was a New York Times non-fiction bestseller and won the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.[5]

Naomi Klein has a Jewish background.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pat Donnelly, "No Logo Author Ready to Take Heat over Latest Opus" Montreal Gazette, September 4, 2007 naomiklein.org
  2. Nineham, Chris (October 2007). "The Shock Doctrine". Socialist Review. Retrieved April 25, 2011.
  3. "Naomi Klein Named Rutgers' Inaugural Gloria Steinem Chair". Rutgers Today. September 11, 2018. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  4. Klein, Naomi (September 12, 2018). "So excited to begin my new role at @RutgersU as the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies. Quite a moment to move to the US! Canadian friends: we're right next door..." Twitter. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  5. "2014 Prize Winner". Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.