No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

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Haymarket Books, Jun 13, 2017 - Political Science - 284 pages
The New York Times–bestselling roadmap to resistance in the Trump era from the internationally acclaimed activist and author of On Fire and The Battle for Paradise.
 
The election of Donald Trump is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises. Trump’s vision—a radical deregulation of the US economy in the interest of corporations, an all-out war on “radical Islamic terrorism,” and a sweeping aside of climate science to unleash a domestic fossil fuel frenzy—will generate wave after wave of crises and shocks, to the economy, to national security, to the environment.
 
In No Is Not Enough, Naomi Klein explains that Trump, extreme as he is, is not an aberration but a logical extension of the worst and most dangerous trends of the past half-century. In exposing the malignant forces behind Trump’s rise, she puts forward a bold vision for a mass movement to counter rising militarism, nationalism, and corporatism in the United States and around the world.
 
Longlisted for the National Book Award
 
“I hope that Klein’s book is read by more than just her (mostly) leftwing fan base. For whatever you think about her economic arguments, she makes a powerful and an important point: that you cannot understand Trump without looking at how he reflects bigger cultural and social dynamics. And what is perhaps refreshing about No Is Not Enough is that Klein tries to move beyond mere outrage and hand-wringing to offer a practical manifesto for opposition.” —Financial Times
 
“Brims with ideas rarely heard in the mainstream media. And her fiery, punchy writing style, which is occasionally laced with humor, makes it hard to put down.” —The Georgia Straight
 

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With the next presidential election approaching, I figured it was time to read this before it (hopefully?) becomes irrelevant. Parts of this book, such as the author's insights into how brands like ... Read full review

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Klein uses the concepts from her previous books (namely branding, the use of disasters to push through unpalatable agendas and climate change) to needle into Trump, examining his modus operandi and ... Read full review

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Rise of
The First Family of Brands
The MaraLago Hunger Games
Climate
The GrabberinChief
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Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers, No Logo,The Shock Doctrine, and most recently This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (2014) which is being translated into over 25 languages. This Changes Everything, the documentary inspired by the book and narrated by Naomi premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

In 2017 she joined The Intercept as Senior Correspondent. Recent articles have also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, The New York Times, the New Yorker, Le Monde, The London Review of Books. She is a member of the board of directors for 350.org, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis and a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute. She is one of the forces behind Canada's Leap Manifesto, a blueprint for a rapid and justice-based transition off fossil fuels. The Leap has been endorsed by over 200 organizations and inspired similar initiatives around the world. In November 2016 she was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize in Australia.

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