If you, like me, have long been intrigued by Naomi Klein (and have long intended to read No Logo), you'll likely appreciate Larissa MacFarquhar's recent New Yorker article about her. For one thing, I had no idea Klein was Canadian. And as both a staunch Obama supporter and someone who has been involved in many a debate about whether revolutionary politics are more useful, more often, than reform-minded tactics, I find that the piece raises a lot of questions without trying to answer any of them patly. Which befits Gen X, according to Klein's husband, Avi Lewis:
Suspicion of people who know what the answer is—that’s very characteristic of our generation, and that’s one of the reasons I’ve never gone into politics.