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Fascism Here We Come: the Rise of the Reactionary Right and the Collapse of “The Left”

…much of “the left” – if one could call them that, have turned to increasingly desperate statements and actions in an effort to become relevant again to American politics. 

Chris Hedges and Tavis Smiley Discuss Popular Resistance and the Failure of Mainstream Media

“Actual discussion of content, of issues that matter to Americans, is very, very rarely heard in the press. …”

Chris Hedges | Fascism, Neoliberalism, and 3rd Parties in America (Video)

Hedges in-depth perspective about the election, the issues, the candidates and the political system.

DN! | Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges (Video)

The real question is what do we do right now? And what do we do to mobilize and organize a lot of people out there who, right now, are not mobilized and organized and how do we keep the energy building?

(Videos) Paul Jay interviews Henry Giroux on Donald Trump, neofascism, and an independent people’s struggle

I think that what you’re suggesting, and what I believe is actually quite true, is that Trump and the Democrats really represent two different elements of the same coin. I mean, what you have is a savage form of neoliberalism that now dominates most of the globe, in which questions of power and questions of justice are completely removed from any sense of accountability.

Chris Hedges | Shut Down the Democratic National Convention

The convention is not our party. It is their party. It costs a lot of money to attend. Donate $100,000 and you become an “empire” donor, with perks such as “VIP credentials for all convention proceedings,” along with tickets to lavish corporate and Party receptions, photo ops with politicians at the convention podium, four rooms at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel and a suite at a Yankees game, where a “special guest” will be present.

VIDEO Chris Hedges | Days of Revolt: Beyond the Vote with Margaret Flowers

Flowers: So that’s the power of movements and if possible people inside that come out of the movement and are beholden to the movement. And that’s what I will be. I’m not taking any corporate money. I’m not doing this because I’m interested in being a politician. I’m doing this because we need to continue to build power.

VIDEO The Empire Files: Abby Martin with Dr. Jill Stein — Symptoms of a Sick Society

Abby Martin sits down with Dr. Stein [Green Party presidential candidate] to look at how her career in medicine helped her diagnose America’s “multi-organ failure,” and why her ideas pose such a threat to Empire.

Jenny Nordberg: Who’s Afraid of a Feminist Foreign Policy?

When a new, left coalition government came to power last fall, its Green Party members insisted that the relationship with Saudi Arabia conflicted with Sweden’s values, as well as with the image it wants to project abroad. Political commentators on both the left and right asked the obvious question: How did providing arms to a […]

Chris Hedges: The Most Dangerous Woman in America

 The corporate powers, from Seattle’s mayor to the Chamber of Commerce and the area’s Democratic Party, are determined she be defeated, and these local corporate elites have the national elites behind them. This will be one of the most important elections in the country this year. By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  March 15, 2015   Kshama […]