Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein will be a featured speaker at a Vatican conference this week to follow up on Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. In fact, Klein will join Cardinal Peter Turkson Wednesday at a press conference to launch the Vatican event. I had heard the news a couple days ago, but almost didn’t believe it until I saw the notice posted on the Vatican press office bulletin board today. For those unfamiliar with Klein, she is one of the most influential critics of corporate capitalism, and has argued – as the pope did in his encyclical – that many of the root causes of climate change are economic. This is from the website of her latest book, This Changes Everyt
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