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Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis on adapting This Changes Everything

Our economic model is at war with life on earth, says author and activist Naomi Klein.

Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein and her filmmaker husband Avi Lewis are adapting Klein's best-selling book This Changes Everything into a documentary. 

In their first ever joint interview about the project, they join guest Gill Deacon to explore the connections between climate change and capitalism, the challenges of turning a 500-page book into a two hour movie, and why they remain hopeful in the face of overwhelming environmental challenges.

Click here or on the listen button above to hear the full segment (audio runs 0:19:45), including an impromptu debate with Dragons' Den investor Michael Wekerle. You can also watch that exchange below. 

Klein and Lewis share a sneak peek of their film this week in Toronto. Meantime, watch the book trailer for This Changes Everything.

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