No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein - kindle and iBooks @ 99p - Amazon
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No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein - kindle and iBooks @ 99p - Amazon

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Found 29th Jan
99p for kindle or Apple iBooks
'This is a look at how we arrived at this surreal political moment, how to keep it from getting a lot worse, and how, if we keep our heads, we can flip the script.'
No Is Not Enough reveals, among other things, that the disorientation we're feeling is deliberate. That around the world, shock political tactics are being used to generate crisis after crisis, designed to force through policies that will destroy people, the environment, the economy and our security. That extremism isn't a freak event - it's a toxic cocktail of our times.
This book is a toolkit for shock resistance. From how to trash the Trump megabrand to the art of reclaiming the populist argument, Naomi Klein shows all of us how we can break the spell and win the world we need. Don't let them get away with it.
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Great writer and a great price. Recommend reading 'The Shock Doctine' too perhaps before you read this.
Read The Establishment if you also want to feel very angry
Thanks, purchased. Quite skeptical about this, however, having seen the reviews. The above 'snowflake' comment is meant with humour in mind, obviously. Then again, the so-called 'Left' seem more concerned with manners and etiquette than the cut and thrust of political struggle: censoring speech codes, demanding 'safe spaces' whatever the hell they are, calling for bans on speakers they disagree with - the very opposite of the libertarian tradition, a bit of a takeover of left politics by the 'concerned' middle classes. Looks like an easy ready anyway.
mike203uk9 m ago

Thanks, purchased. Quite skeptical about this, however, having seen the …Thanks, purchased. Quite skeptical about this, however, having seen the reviews. The above 'snowflake' comment is meant with humour in mind, obviously. Then again, the so-called 'Left' seem more concerned with manners and etiquette than the cut and thrust of political struggle: censoring speech codes, demanding 'safe spaces' whatever the hell they are, calling for bans on speakers they disagree with - the very opposite of the libertarian tradition, a bit of a takeover of left politics by the 'concerned' middle classes. Looks like an easy ready anyway.


"The above 'snowflake' comment" got deleted !!
Yeah. Read this a while back - good price but not her best work
Capitalist34 m ago

"The above 'snowflake' comment" got deleted !!


By a 'snowflake' or yourself? Hope it wasn't self censorship. Anyway, just read a few pages and the lack of depth is worrying. I won't prejudge but the argument seems premised on some rather weak assumptions. Perhaps 'new shock politics' is long overdue.
mike203uk21 m ago

By a 'snowflake' or yourself? Hope it wasn't self censorship. Anyway, …By a 'snowflake' or yourself? Hope it wasn't self censorship. Anyway, just read a few pages and the lack of depth is worrying. I won't prejudge but the argument seems premised on some rather weak assumptions. Perhaps 'new shock politics' is long overdue.


Not by me ... so assume it was a snowflake wanting a "safe space"
Capitalist37 m ago

Not by me ... so assume it was a snowflake wanting a "safe space"


Probably didn't want anyone self-identifying as such having damaged self-esteem issues!
If no is not enough presumably it's a yes, yes, yes from Naomi then...
From Wikipedia:

"Klein signed a 2004 petition entitled, “We would vote for Hugo Chavez.”[39] In 2007 she described Venezuela under the Chavez government Venezuela as a country where “citizens had renewed their faith in the power of democracy to improve their lives,”"

From CNN money last week:

"This year will mark the third consecutive year of double-digit contractions in Venezuela's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic activity. The nation's GDP declined 16% in 2016, 14% last year and it's projected to fall 15% this year, according to the IMF.

Venezuela is deep into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis, largely inflicted by the government’s own policies, economists say. Food and medical shortages are widespread. People are scavenging for food in dumpsters. Citizens are fleeing by the thousands. The currency, the bolivar, is nearly worthless. The government has defaulted on its debt. World leaders are calling President Nicolas Maduro a dictator."

Klein is a crazed conspiracy theorist who makes up nonsense to push a romanticised nonsensical view of socialism. If you want to be impoverished then read for this book!
cjaz993 h, 35 m ago

From Wikipedia: "Klein signed a 2004 petition entitled, “We would vote for …From Wikipedia: "Klein signed a 2004 petition entitled, “We would vote for Hugo Chavez.”[39] In 2007 she described Venezuela under the Chavez government Venezuela as a country where “citizens had renewed their faith in the power of democracy to improve their lives,”"From CNN money last week: "This year will mark the third consecutive year of double-digit contractions in Venezuela's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic activity. The nation's GDP declined 16% in 2016, 14% last year and it's projected to fall 15% this year, according to the IMF.Venezuela is deep into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis, largely inflicted by the government’s own policies, economists say. Food and medical shortages are widespread. People are scavenging for food in dumpsters. Citizens are fleeing by the thousands. The currency, the bolivar, is nearly worthless. The government has defaulted on its debt. World leaders are calling President Nicolas Maduro a dictator."Klein is a crazed conspiracy theorist who makes up nonsense to push a romanticised nonsensical view of socialism. If you want to be impoverished then read for this book!



cjaz993 h, 35 m ago

From Wikipedia: "Klein signed a 2004 petition entitled, “We would vote for …From Wikipedia: "Klein signed a 2004 petition entitled, “We would vote for Hugo Chavez.”[39] In 2007 she described Venezuela under the Chavez government Venezuela as a country where “citizens had renewed their faith in the power of democracy to improve their lives,”"From CNN money last week: "This year will mark the third consecutive year of double-digit contractions in Venezuela's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic activity. The nation's GDP declined 16% in 2016, 14% last year and it's projected to fall 15% this year, according to the IMF.Venezuela is deep into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis, largely inflicted by the government’s own policies, economists say. Food and medical shortages are widespread. People are scavenging for food in dumpsters. Citizens are fleeing by the thousands. The currency, the bolivar, is nearly worthless. The government has defaulted on its debt. World leaders are calling President Nicolas Maduro a dictator."Klein is a crazed conspiracy theorist who makes up nonsense to push a romanticised nonsensical view of socialism. If you want to be impoverished then read for this book!


I'm curios to know how Klein's support of Chavez in 2007 links to Venezuela's current economic and political situation and gives credence to Naomi Klein being a crazed conspiracy theorist?

Chavez died in 2013; during Chavez's presidency Venezuela's unemployment halved, income per capita doubled and the poverty rate fell by more than half. Sadly Venezuela's economic situations has changed dramatically since Chavez's death primarily due to a crash in oil prices which the country's economy has always been so reliant - even more in part due to Chavez's increased spending on social welfare on the back of higher oil prices - but the response to the current situation is Maduro's not Chavez's. We can only speculate on how Chavez would have responded if he were president but he was a democrat who appeared driven to improve social justice and equality and so it's highly likely he would have acted differently to Maduro who seems more concerned with retaining power and intent on autocracy whatever the cost to the people of Venezuela.

Klein's views are left of centre yes but not in the extreme. Having read Shock Doctine, I think she is a terrific and hugely interesting writer and constructs reasoned and powerfully coercive arguments - while not everyone may fully agree with - but will surely resonate with most.

You'll definitely be getting your moneys worth for 99p! Heat from me!
Edited by: "Booza1981" 29th Jan
mike203uk7 h, 14 m ago

Thanks, purchased. Quite skeptical about this, however, having seen the …Thanks, purchased. Quite skeptical about this, however, having seen the reviews. The above 'snowflake' comment is meant with humour in mind, obviously. Then again, the so-called 'Left' seem more concerned with manners and etiquette than the cut and thrust of political struggle: censoring speech codes, demanding 'safe spaces' whatever the hell they are, calling for bans on speakers they disagree with - the very opposite of the libertarian tradition, a bit of a takeover of left politics by the 'concerned' middle classes. Looks like an easy ready anyway.



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Naomi Klein is awesome! I wish there were more like her!
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