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    movie at Toronto film Festival.Klein conceived and organized this Boycott. Haaretz calls Naomi Klein a "culture critic" SHE IS NOT.N Klein was born in 1970,in Montreal is a Canadian,author and activist known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization.Criticsm is acceptable provided it's fair.Klein rants against capitalism.Her family background:Naomi was raised in a Jewish family with a history of left-wing activism. Her parents moved to Montreal, Canada from the USA in 1967 as war resisters to the Vietnam War.Her mother,documentary film-maker Bonnie Sherr Klein,is known for her pornography film Not a Love Story.Her paternal grandparents were Communists.Parents far left.Klein's father grew up,frustrated by "difficult and frightening to be the child of Communists",Husband Avi Lewis comes from very leftist party.Her books:"No Logo",The Shock Doctrine:The Rise of Disaster Capitalism".Leads Independent Jewish Voices (Canada)12 members!Occupied Israeli consulate!

    from the article: Palestinians: Boycott Toronto Film festival over Tel Aviv spotlight
    First published 17:56 10.09.09 | Last updated 20:48 10.09.09
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