Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges and Noam Chomsky: How the US became an oligarchy...

Chris Hedges talks with Noam Chomsky on the state of affairs in America and hope for the future.

Chris Hedges and Wallace Shawn on politics, playwriting and power

The two discuss experiences working in other countries and how those experiences led them, as Hedges puts it, to “grapple with the reality of empire.”

Chris Hedges and Nikhil Goyal discuss how to save the American...

The American education system is “a system of social control.”

Chris Hedges and Albert Raboteau on ‘American Prophets’ importance in an...

Watch the two thinkers talk about Raboteau’s book, which discusses the work of religious figures such as Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton and Martin Luther King, Jr.

How Power Works

When the state decides to isolate, discredit and crush you it has innumerable ways to do so.

Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

Our system of inverted totalitarianism has within it the seeds of an overt or classical fascism.

Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges...

Chris Hedges and Robert Reich discuss their thoughts on Bernie Sanders’ support of a Hillary presidency after his speech at the DNC.

Pray With Your Feet

Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard.

What It Means to be a Socialist

"And at this moment of crisis we need to remind ourselves what being a socialist means." Chris Hedges discusses why the building of a socialist movement is our only hope for the future.

Eulogy for a Friend

Chris Hedges recently delivered this eulogy for his friend and former divinity school classmate, the Rev. Terry Burke, who spent 31 years as the pastor of the First Church Jamaica Plain in Boston.

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DNC will not host climate-specific presidential primary debate and plans to punish candidates that...

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

The year of the Green New Deal

Offering hope for a better future over the rage in vogue on the right, motivating young people to vote and getting more citizens to organize in their communities is how we will win.

‘Corruption in plain sight:’ Jared Kushner firm took in $90 million from unnamed foreign...

"It was one of the only assets that Kushner retained and it continues to collect foreign investors without transparency."

Trump wants to make Alaska’s protected wilderness a hunting ground

The Trump administration has shown a penchant for supplicating itself to trophy hunters and trappers.

EPA moves to fight states’ power to deny dirty energy projects

The new guidelines threaten the division of state and federal authorities in order to please the fossil fuel industry.

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