Tag Archives: nationalism

Chris Hedges | Democracy in America Is a Useful Fiction

The fiction of democracy remains useful, not only for corporations, but for our bankrupt liberal class. If the fiction is seriously challenged, liberals will be forced to consider actual resistance, which will be neither pleasant nor easy.  

Wendell Berry: A Pacifist Protest Against the Peaceful Drone

Berry The drones were not as precise as I had hoped, for they sometimes miss the designated enemy and hit an innocent bystander—the sort of operator’s error that we must classify as normal. The enemies of peace resent these errors just as much as we peace-lovers would. And so the drones have very likely made more enemies than they have killed.

Chris Hedges: The Dead Rhetoric of War

The myth of war, as each generation discovers over the corpses of its young and the looting of its national treasury by war profiteers, is a lie. Dabadoo (CC BY-ND 2.0) By Chris Hedges  Posted on Sep 16, 2013  truthdig.com A French-language version of this article was published Monday in the newspaper Le Monde. The intoxication of war, fueled by […]