Tag Archives: Chris Hedges
“What is taking place is not neglect. It is not ineptitude. It is not policy failure. It is social murder. It is murder because it is premeditated. It is murder because a conscious choice was made by the global ruling classes to extinguish life rather than protect it. It is murder because profit, despite the hard statistics, the growing climate disruptions, and the scientific modeling, is deemed more important than human survival.”
“Assange’s family members will meet with activists, press, and policymakers to raise awareness of the importance of protecting whistleblowers and journalists, and to advocate for the release of Julian Assange, whom the United Nations has declared “arbitrarily detained” since 2010.”
“The whole process has really been a mockery of the rule of law. Julian is not a U.S. citizen; WikiLeaks is not a U.S.-based publication.”
“The bottom 50 percent of households in 2019 accounted for only 1 percent of the nation’s total wealth. The top 10 percent accounted for 76 percent. And this was before the pandemic accelerated income disparity.”
“…window dressing, masking the root cause of the demise of America — unchecked oligarchic power and greed. The longer wealth is funneled upwards into the hands of a tiny, oligarchic cabal, who put Biden into office and whose interests he assiduously serves, we are doomed.”
“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”
“I feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation,” he said. “It feels so strange right now to be walking outside without handcuffs and shackles.”
Chris Hedges: Seeing Through Faux-Solidarity Performance Stunts Of Police Politicians & Corporations
Julianna welcomes back Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, Chris Hedges, to discuss how as lawmakers and activists are working together to make real changes in policing that are worth celebrating, it is important to name the statements that are opportunistic and performative, like police officers taking a knee with protesters before proceeding to pepper […]
“The plan essentially formalizes the Israeli apartheid state it is the natural denouement of the Zionists project.]
The Struggle Continues
“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”
“They are saying journalists and whistleblowers are enemies of the people,” Assange said of the Trump administration.
If you are waiting for corporate media pundits to defend freedom of the press, you’re going to be disappointed.
Several articles are included in this post. To read the articles, click on the title or if available, the Read More link. The American Cult of Bombing Consortium News Originally published under William Astore, The American Cult of Bombing and Endless War on Tom Dispatch June 10, 2019 William J. Astore analyzes the fallacies behind the […]
Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Invites Disaster (Video), Chris Hedges with Scott Ritter
One of the greatest insults you can level at an intelligence professional is to be part and parcel of selling a manufactured lie that you know is a lie, or are in a position to determine is a lie.”
What does Moral Revival mean? It can be confusing if misinterpreted.
“You can’t talk about hope until you can see reality and reality is pretty bleak, but that’s the starting point.”
It is up to us, the consumers, to stop drinking from the poisoned chalice of corporate news and seek truth somewhere else.
Hedges/Cohn | “Campaign to Exterminate Muslims” and “Gaza: Israeli Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes”
Premeditated Use of Deadly Force Against Peaceful Protesters