Books & Journalism
PBS Program: Bill Moyers Journal - Episode: The Journal: Rachel Carson's Legacy - September 21, 2007
Video Book: Silent Spring - Forty-five years after the publication of Rachel Carson's landmark book Silent Spring, which launched the modern environmental movement, her disturbing story of how toxic chemicals were poisoning the earth still resonates. Bill Moyers Journal looks at the life and legacy of Rachel Carson through an extraordinary portrayal of her in a one-woman play performed by veteran stage actress Kaiulani Lee.
After Words with Naomi Klein
September 19, 2007
C-SPAN | BookTV
Naomi Klein talked about her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, published by Metropolitan Books. In her book she argues that in the wake of natural and manmade devestation economic reform is .. Read More
Naomi Klein talked about her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, published by Metropolitan Books. In her book she argues that in the wake of natural and manmade devestation economic reform is introduced to benefit investors and free market advocates while taking advantage of moments of collective disorientation.
Ms. Klein focuses her criticism on Milton Friedman and the Chicago School of Economics, which she posits assisted in creating a model for the "shock doctrine" and presents examples for her argument by profiling the current situations in Iraq and New Orleans. The guest interviewer was Franklin Foer.
Naomi Klein writes a weekly column for The Nation and The Guardian. She is the author of No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies and Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate. Ms. Klein was formerly a fellow at the London School of Economics.
2011 - Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich said he could explain the problems with the economy in less than 2 minutes, 15 seconds—and he did it (with illustrations to boot). It’s great! Check it out.