Reading: Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine
Naomi Klein, award-winning bestselling author of No Logo, will be reading from her new book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism Thursday night at the MacMilan Theatre.
Klein's new book once again attacks big-business and capitalism. She investigates how corporations often use disasters, natural or manmade, to implement profit-making predatory capitalist policies that exploit the vulnerable. Read reviews of Shock Doctrine here.
Along with the book, Klein has a short film (7 minutes long) at this years TIFF with the same name. The Shock Doctrine is co-directed with Y Tu Mama Tambien and Children of Men director Alfonso Cuaron.
Thursday, September 6th, 7PM
80 Queen's Park Crescent
University of Toronto, Faculty of Music
Edward Johnson Building
The reading will include an interview with Carol Off.
Tickets available at all
Signed book and ticket package is $45
General admission is $20
Student admission (with valid ID) is $15
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