Tag Archives: Karl Marx

The Capitalists Are Afraid, by Chris Hedges

Personal ethics are irrelevant. Capitalists are about acquisition and exploitation.

The Coming Collapse by Chris Hedges

Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.

Chris Hedges Delivers the Ultimate Trump Takedown (Video)

After Trump and Pussy Hats: the final stages of capitalism

Sanjay Perera |The economy of violence: Waste, expenditure and surplus

As we have seen there has largely been the channeling and misuse of energy and resources in economies that could have been used to generate abundance, but are used instead for production that involves unconscionable waste of resources and life forms. There is a framework of duality and polarity in which one group extracts from another mercilessly. The extraction of resources from the planet and all life forms results in an inordinate accumulation and hoarding of resources and wealth that is redistributed primarily amongst those who already have plenty.

VIDEOS: Chris Hedges & Michael Hudson | Days of Revolt: How We Got to Junk Economics

A politician’s job is to deliver whoever voted for you to your backers, who are on Wall Street. Whether you are a Republican or a Democrat, but especially if you are a Democrat – that’’s really the Wall Street wing of the American political system. The Republicans are for the corporate monopoly, oil and gas wing of it.

Chris Hedges and Michael Hudson: The Global Economy Is a Giant Ponzi Scheme

We should add that under this predatory form of economics, you game the system. So you privatize pension funds, you force them into the stock market, an overinflated stock market. But because of the way companies go public, it’s the hedge fund managers who profit. And it’s those citizens whose retirement savings are tied to the stock market who lose.

Chris Hedges | Marx: The System is the Problem

The end of capitalism? Marx’s analysis and the current economy.

Chris Hedges: Karl Marx Was Right

On Saturday at the Left Forum in New York City, Chris Hedges joined professors Richard Wolff and Gail Dines to discuss why Karl Marx is essential at a time when global capitalism is collapsing. These are the remarks Hedges made to open the discussion. By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 31, 2015     A bust […]

Why Are So Many Americans So Crazy?

 The idea is very simple, classic really. The system is in crisis, social inequality is widening and hardening, so stimulating paranoia and racism is a simple and effective way of keeping people from thinking about things like taxing the rich in order to get good public schools, affordable health care and other such Bolshevik twaddle. […]

[Video] The Pathology of the Rich – Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself Part 1

If the video has no sound, check the volume slider in the bottom left of the video player and drag it to the right. Published on Dec 5, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their […]

Chris Hedges> Welcome to the Asylum

Welcome to the Asylum Also published as “The Implosion of Capitalism” By Chris Hedges    30 April 2012      Truthdig | Op-Ed Picking through scraps in a Kolkata, India waste dump. (Photo: Sterneck) When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, […]

Video> Chris Hedges ends up on Fox News> Defends OWS

Chris Hedges ends up on Fox News By scarce   October 13, 2011 07:40 PM    Crooks and Liars This interview actually took place last week on the CBC but I just got around to seeing it. Seems they have A-holes up there as well, even on their public broadcasting network. Chris Hedges is probably one […]