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Naomi Klein discusses the climate crisis, Trump's brand, and America's war on memory

The author of No Is Not Enough says we must tackle our “inner Trump” in order to create a better world.

Naomi Klein Benjamin Ramm
5 July 2017

Naomi Klein's new book is a rapid response to Trump, but it is the product of two decades of radical thinking. In this interview she discusses Trump as a superbrand; his kleptocratic cabinet, specialists in ‘disaster capitalism’; and how to tackle global warming, in the wake of US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement:

Klein's new book also addresses an important theme - the necessity of outlining an alternative: “A different story, offering a different path… a vision for those who are hurting”.

In this trailer, Klein tells us why must tackle our “inner Trump” in order to create a better world:

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