This Changes Everything - Chapter 13: The Right to Regenerate Summary & Analysis

Naomi Klein
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Klein writes that for the five years that it took her to write This Changes Everything she was also trying to get pregnant for the first time. She had a difficult time – miscarriage, monthly disappointments, a pharmaceutical regimen and many clinic visits. She couldn’t help but make comparisons to her fertility and Mother Earth who was facing many fertility problems herself. When Klein gave up on the clinic, she learned she was pregnant. But it was a dangerous ectopic pregnancy that required medication to force miscarriage. She writes that the unfortunate pregnancy had nothing to do with any toxins she might of inhaled on a trip to the Gulf to learn if the oil had entered the marshlands, an aquatic incubator where juvenile shrimp, oysters crab and fin fish develop into adults.

Klein makes note of the fact that...

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