What: "This Changes Everything" is a dramatic rallying cry to save the planet. Klein argues that the powerful establishments who are dragging their heels over climate change are not motivated by scientific doubt or genuine concern for their citizens, but simply by self interest and market driven ideology. In order to change the world, we need to change the system - and that goes to the heart of capitalism itself.
How: "The book is a deeply insightful and unflinching look at the global threats posed by climate change, environmental devastation, and economic injustice." - John Berger, Huffington Post
Who: Naomi Klein is a contributing editor for Harper’s and reporter for Rolling Stone, and writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. In 2004, her reporting from Iraq for Harper’s won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. Additionally, her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Globe and Mail, El Pais, L’Espresso and The New Statesman, among many other publications.
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