Tag Archives: Chris Hedges
“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
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When we are not being amused by these debates among corporate lackeys we listen to retired generals, all making six-figure incomes from the weapons industry, selling the public on the imperative of endless war and endless arms purchases.
After Trump and Pussy Hats: the final stages of capitalism
Chris Hedges | Strategies of resistance with Michael Gecan, author of “Going Public: An Organizer’s Guide to Citizen Action”
On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses strategies of resistance with Michael Gecan, author of “Going Public: An Organizer’s Guide to Citizen Action”. RT Correspondent reports on the godfather of community organizing, Saul Alinsky. RT America Published on Jan 7, 2017 To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for […]
Demagogues expend great energy marginalizing, censoring and silencing all critics, something the corporate state has already done to dissidents such as Noam Chomsky and Ralph Nader. They use the media, especially the airwaves, as a vast public relations department to amplify their lies and promote their personality cults. By Chris Hedges Truthdig December 11, 2016 […]
Chris Hedges goes inside Israel and the Occupied Territories with Amira Hass, the Haaretz Correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
A Jesuit priest from Minnesota, Berrigan was also “a poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong resister to what he called ‘American military imperialism’ ”—just some of the roles ascribed to him in the more than hour long “Democracy Now!” special
Robert Scheer to Chris Hedges: ‘I Will Not Blame’ the American Masses for Imperialism” EvergreeneDigest.org In the final installment of the seven-part interview on The Real News Network, after columnist Chris Hedges tells the Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer that he thinks the American public has been “far more complicit [in the culture of violence] than […]
Hedges: We must connect with those around us. It is only the communal that will save us. It is only the communal that will allow us to build a movement to resist. And it is only the communal that will sustain us through mutual aid as climate change and economic collapse increasingly dominate our future.
How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy”
Zirin: We know that the US Department of Defense doled out $5.4 million from 2011 to 2014 to fourteen NFL teams to stage these warm-hearted “Salute the Troops” events, as well as do product placement, advertising, and “casual” (otherwise known as “subliminal”) mentions.
Giroux: Already imperiled before the aftershocks of the terrorists’ attacks, democracy became even more fragile in the aftermath of 9/11. Almost fourteen years later, the historical rupture produced by the events of 9/11 has transformed a terrorist attack into a war on terror that mimics the very crimes it pledged to eliminate.
Mixing hard-nosed realism with profound moral and philosophical insight, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning is a work of terrible power and redemptive clarity whose truths have never been more necessary Part 1: Presentation | War is the Force that Gives Us Meaning, toddboyle, Vimeo Chris Hedges spoke to the The 8th Annual […]
▶ Hedges, McKibben, Naomi Klein, Sawant, Sanders: What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?
Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month. Thoughts for success: Chris Hedges: Live in truth; Naomi Klein: Build a […]