[act-ma] 9/20 at 6pm: Naomi Klein @ Brattle Theatre
Susanna Maria Porte
susannaporte at excite.com
Fri Sep 14 12:46:40 PDT 2007
Thursday, September 20th at 6 pm at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square
NAOMI KLEIN discusses her new book _The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism_
Klein, best-selling author of No Logo, retells the story of Milton Friedmans free-market economic revolution and the myth of its peaceful global victorydetailing how it has exploited moments of shock and extreme violence to implement its economic policies from Latin America and Eastern Europe to South Africa, Russia, and Iraq.
DATE: Thursday, September 20th
TIME: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge
mcook at harvard.com
TICKETS: Tickets for are $5 and may be bought at Harvard Book Store or over the phone with a credit card: 617-661-1515. Your $5 ticket may be redeemed for $5 off a single item at the event or at Harvard Book Store for one month following the event.
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of the international bestseller _No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies_. Klein writes a regular column for _The Nation_ that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. A collection of her work, _Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate_ was published in 2002. In 2004, she released "The Take," a feature documentary about Argentinas occupied factories, co-produced with director Avi Lewis. The film was an official selection of the Venice Biennale and won the Best Documentary Jury Prize at the American Film Institutes Film Festival in Los Angeles. Klein is a frequent media commentator and a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics.
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