Hedges discusses his own experience witnessing violence in war-torn countries, noting that while “nobody was sitting around in a basement arguing about pacifism,” the “poison of violence” still affects those who must resort to it to defend themselves.
“There is no moral equivalency between these right-wing, white nativist groups and antifa, and I was very clear about that in my column,” Hedges notes. “But I think when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority, because they have moral authority, and they play into the hands of [the] Trump administration.”
Watch the full segment, which also includes a discussion between Sean Stone and documentary filmmaker Kevin Booth, in the player above.
Posted by Emma Niles.