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Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs. The Climate

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When: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CT

Where: Donald P. Jacobs Center, Leverone Auditorium, 2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   (847) 467-2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Co-Sponsor: Trienens Institute private

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the New York Times and No. 1 international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Published worldwide in 2007, The Shock Doctrine is being published in 30 languages and has over a million copies in print. Her critically acclaimed new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, was the 2014 winner of the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

Naomi is a member of the board of directors for, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. She is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics.

This is part of the Buffett Institute Human Rights Speaker Series.

Co-sponsored by NUCHR.

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