SALT LAKE CITY — Naomi Klein, author of the New York Times No. 1 international best-seller “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism,” will be a guest speaker at the Salt Lake Community College 2015 Tanner Forum on Social Ethics.
Klein will appear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Grand Theatre on SLCC’s South City Campus, 1575 S. State. She will give a 45-minute presentation, followed by a questin-and-answer session and a book signing.
The event is free and open to the public, and tickets are not required.
Klein’s latest book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate,” is the 2014 winner of the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Her first book, “No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies,” was also an international best-seller.
Klein is a contributing editor for Harper’s, a reporter for Rolling Stone, an internationally syndicated columnist and a member of the board of directors for 350.org, a global grass-roots movement to solve the climate crisis.
Her reporting from Iraq for Harper’s won her the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2004, and she received the International Studies Association’s IPE Outstanding Activist-Scholar award in 2014.