Start Making Sense: Naomi Klein on the Necessity of the Climate Protests in Paris

Start Making Sense: Naomi Klein on the Necessity of the Climate Protests in Paris

Start Making Sense: Naomi Klein on the Necessity of the Climate Protests in Paris

On this week’s podcast, Naomi Klein on the Shock Doctrine and the Paris climate protests, Katha Pollitt on Europe’s refugee crisis, Eric Foner on Woodrow Wilson’s racism, and Joan Walsh on the Republicans and the Planned Parenthood killings.


On this week’s episode, Naomi Klein reports from the streets of Paris that the French government has enlisted the Shock Doctrine to block street protests at the Paris Climate Summit.

Also: Katha Pollitt says the refugee crisis has shown the worst, and the best, of Europe; now, she says, we have a chance to do the right thing.

Plus: Historian Eric Foner argues that Princeton students are right that Woodrow Wilson was a racist, and that the university should remove his name from campus buildings.

And Joan Walsh reports on Republican anti-abortion politics after the killings at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs.

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