Rainn and Reza sit down with author Naomi Klein to ponder, "How Do We Change Everything?" @RainnWilson @Rezaaslan Special thanks to our Sponsors Munk Pack: To get started, just go to Munkpack.com and select ANY product, then enter the code MILKSHAKE at checkout to save 20% off your purchase. Manscaped Get 20% off + free shipping with the code MILKSHAKE at manscaped.com. Wondrium: Right now, our listeners can get this special offer: A month TRIAL of unlimited access! Go now to Wondrium.com/MILKSHAKE to sign up today! Magic Spoon Remember, get your next delicious bowl of guilt-free cereal at MAGICSPOON.COM/MILKSHAKE and use the code MILKSHAKE to save five dollars off.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Author and activist Naomi Klein engages with Rushkoff on media and society on the occasion of winning the Media Ecology Association’s Neil Postman award for career achievement in public intellectual activity. How is narrative in peril? Rushkoff and Klein explain how ecology can help provide a grand narrative.🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff makes the case to enact a Gentle Awakening for our loved ones who have become addicted to conspiracy fever. 🌎 Begin supporting Team Human on Patreon today for as little as $2 per month to gain access to our Discord community, live community salons, the Team Human Team Feed featuring bonus content including archived conversations with Timothy Leary and Terence McKenna, t-shirts, and various other digital rewards. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Naomi Klein wants to change how you think about the climate crisis. The journalist, activist and mother believes we can seize this moment to transform our failed economic systems and build something radically better. But we have to act together.
Everything is interdisciplinary and intersectional. As our analysis of the world evolves to include the root of our issues (global racial capitalism and white supremacy), it must inform our work. Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and author. Naomi discusses with Rev Yearwood the effects of exploiting states of trauma from Climate Gentrification, building public support for fights with fossil fuel companies, and reflections on President Biden’s first 100 days in office. The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.
Naomi Klein on Entering the Tech Governance Debate
Global technology companies that power websites and services, like Amazon and Microsoft, and platforms, like Facebook and Google, have created spaces and tools that allow corporations, states and themselves to exert power in many sectors of our lives.In this episode of Big Tech, Taylor Owen speaks with Naomi Klein, author, social activist and filmmaker. Over her two decades of work, books such as No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies and The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism have, in many respects, foreshadowed the rise of big tech. For example, No Logo, published in 1999, long before the rise of Instagram and the influencer economy, examined the marketing trend of making citizens an extension of the corporations’ brand.Recently, Klein has been raising concerns about how tech companies are positioning themselves as essential services and capitalizing on this moment to enter new sectors, with little pushback. For example, Klein explains how the education sector rushed to platforms to enable virtual learning at the start of the pandemic: “I wish public universities had been better prepared with our own technologies.” The education space is one example of how the public space is being eroded. “If we are going to be using these platforms, we have to be serious about developing public sector, common-space alternatives to these private platforms. I don’t think we did do that. And so, they moved very quickly. Shock Doctrine–style.”While this situation may seem bleak, Klein does see a silver lining: “We probably would have ended up in this place in 10 years, and instead, we got there in a matter of months,” Klein says, in reference to the pandemic’s shelter-at-home and work-from-home orders around the world. “And we probably would have boiled slowly. And now I feel like we’re jumping around in this pot going, ‘This is terrible.’” This rapid shift has enabled us, as a society, to see more clearly how technology is impacting our lives, presenting an opportunity to course-correct.
40. Naomi Klein on Joe Biden, the US left, COVID and the shock doctrine, fascism and Big Tech
The Owen Jones Podcast
Naomi Klein is one of the world's foremost progressive writers and thinkers, and we have so much to talk about: Joe Biden, the strategy of the US left and the 'Squad', COVID and the shock doctrine, the climate emergency, what happens to Trumpism next, protests in India and the role of Big Tech, and loads more...Help us take on the right wing media here: https://patreon.com/owenjones84Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-owen-jones-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
“Left to their own devices, this will be a one-term administration.” Naomi Klein, author, journalist and proof that you SHOULD meet your heroes, pulls no punches when speaking about the Biden Administration. She joined Francesca and Nato Green for a bonus episode to discuss climate change and capitalism’s failures from Hurricane Katrina, to Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria, and now to the snowstorms in Texas. It’s high time for a Green New Deal, if we can combat the red-baiting head on. Klein also discusses her latest article for the Intercept all about how Facebook and Google are profiting off India's repression of farmers and climate activists, creating a deeply scary situation for religious minorities there. Also, please 'acute agitate' this podcast and give it five stars on Apple podcasts. Read Naomi's latest work: Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/21/opinion/green-new-deal-texas-blackout.html India Targets Climate Activists With the Help of Big Tech https://theintercept.com/2021/02/27/india-climate-activists-twitter-google-facebook/ Buy her books! https://naomiklein.org/books-and-films/ Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NaomiAKlein Follow Nato Green on Twitter: https://twitter.com/natogreen Follow The Bitchuation Room Podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bitchuationpod ----- Music Credits: The Cannery by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4485-the-cannery License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
After Bernie—Amidst Pandemic with Naomi Klein and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor(4-9-20)
Haymarket Books Live
Join Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Astra Taylor, and Hari Kondabolu for a discussion of what comes next after Bernie.The current crisis is laying bare the extreme injustices and inequalities of our economic and social system.Watch the live event recording: https://youtu.be/6Gi5qGHRJ9cBuy books from Haymarket: haymarketbooks.orgFollow us on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/haymarketbooksWe are in a battle of visions for how we’re going to respond to this crisis. We will either be catapulted backward to an even more brutal winner-takes-all system — or this will be a wake-up call.Ideas that were dismissed as too radical just a week ago are starting to seem like the only reasonable path to get out of this crisis and prevent future ones.We need to use every tool that we have that allows us to hear each other’s voices, to read each other’s words, to see each other’s faces, even if it’s just on screens, to stay organized and stay connected. We have to create spaces where we’re able to deliberate and strategize about what it means to protect our neighbors, our rights, and our planet.We have to have the confidence to say this is the moment when we change everything.Sponsored by Haymarket Books, The Leap, Debt Collective, and Democratic Socialists of AmericaWatch the live event recording: https://youtu.be/6Gi5qGHRJ9cBuy books from Haymarket: www.haymarketbooks.orgFollow us on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/haymarketbooks
On episode 158 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber is joined by Naomi Klein. Naomi is a writer. Together with Paul, Naomi takes a deep and incisive look at the conditions of this moment, digging into climate change, the pandemic, capitalism and much more.Naomi talks about the importance of creating visions of the future and talks about her video project, A Message from the Future. Her and Paul then go on to unpack how our relationship to technology has changed as a result of the pandemic. She presents her own insightful ideas for what we will need to take from this experience and how to approach what comes next after the pandemic.Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and author of the New York Times and international bestsellers No Logo, The Shock Doctrine, This Changes Everything, No Is Not Enough and On Fire, which have been translated into over 30 languages. Senior Correspondent for The Intercept, Puffin Writing Fellow at Type Media Center, and contributor for The Nation and The Guardian, Klein is the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University. She is cofounder of the climate justice organization The Leap.Follow this link to read Naomi’s article about Bernie Sanders’ mittens, published by the Intercept: https://theintercept.com/2021/01/21/inauguration-bernie-sanders-mittens/
BONUS: Naomi Klein on Fighting Trump’s Tin Pot Coup; Peace Activists Face Federal Prison
Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
The Intercept’s Senior Correspondent Naomi Klein argues why Democrats should forcefully defend the integrity of votes and condemn coup-plotting for what it is, and stop from blowing a mandate they’ve won Associate Producer Elise Swain follows the sentencing hearings for peace activists, known as Kings Bay Plowshares 7, who face federal prison for nonviolent protest. Associate Producer Elise Swain follows the sentencing hearings for three of the Kings Bay Plowshares Seven peace activists. Despite a lethal pandemic ravaging prison populations, Carmen Trotta and Martha Hennessy are among those due to report to prison within the next few months for their nonviolent protest against nuclear weapons.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.