Naomi Klein in 2014
May 8, 1970 |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Alma mater||University of Toronto (no degree)|
|Subject||Anti-globalization, anti-war, anti-capitalism, environmentalism|
|Notable works||This Changes Everything, No Logo, The Shock Doctrine|
We are looking to brands for poetry and for spirituality, because we're not getting those things from our communities or from each other.
When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment. Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.
Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.
The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity.
Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich.