Naomi Klein’s international bestseller ‘This Changes Everything’ is a must-read on our future, one of the defining and most hopeful books of this era.
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It’s not about carbon – it’s about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.
Once a decade, Naomi Klein writes a book that redefines its era. ‘No Logo’ did so for globalization. The Shock Doctrine changed the way we think about austerity. ‘In This Changes Everything’, her most provocative and optimistic book yet, Naomi Klein has upended the debate about the stormy era already upon us, exposing the myths that are clouding the climate debate.
You have been told the market will save us, when in fact the addiction to profit and growth is digging us in deeper every day. You have been told it’s impossible to get off fossil fuels when in fact we know exactly how to do it – it just requires breaking every rule in the “free-market” playbook. You have also been told that humanity is too greedy and selfish to rise to this challenge. In fact, all around the world, the fight back is already succeeding in ways both surprising and inspiring.
It’s about changing the world, before the world changes so drastically that no one is safe. Either we leap – or we sink. ‘This Changes Everything’ is a book that will redefine our era.
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Amnesty NSW Book Club