Tag Archives: democracy reform

Chris Hedges: The Treason of the Ruling Class

“They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state.”

Chris Hedges: The World As It Is

“You can’t sustain a democracy in an oligarchic state. The writers on Athenian democracy understood that 2000 years ago,” says Chris Hedges, whose new book The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress explores the problems of a crumbling empire, inside and out. Chris joins Laura in studio for a conversation about the […]

Hobbits, rings, and reforms

Hobbits, rings, and reforms Comments by Josh Silver at Change the Media, Change the World, NCMR 2011 It has now been over a week since I returned from the National Conference on Media Reform.  As I reflect on all I heard, all I learned, all I understood, one image seems to haunt me, and that […]