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Chris Hedges, America’s Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy

“The alliance of Republican and Democratic oligarchs exposes the burlesque that characterized the old two-party system, where the ruling parties fought over what Sigmund Freud called the “narcissism of minor differences” but were united on all the major structural issues including massive defense spending, free trade deals, tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations, the endless wars, government surveillance, the money-saturated election process, neoliberalism, austerity, deindustrialization, militarized police and the world’s largest prison system.”

(Video) Chris Hedges> Journalism Should Be About Truth, Not Career

 TheRealNews· Published on Jul 17, 2013 On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges tells Paul Jay about his criticism of the Iraq War and the events that led to him leaving the New York Times Pt 2 of 7 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the […]

Chris Hedges> Occupy Will Be Back

Occupy Will Be Back Posted on Jun 18, 2012 Photo by Paul Weiksel, Rights reserved In every conflict, insurgency, uprising and revolution I have covered as a foreign correspondent, the power elite used periods of dormancy, lulls and setbacks to write off the opposition. This is why obituaries for the Occupy movement are in vogue. And this is why […]

Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent> Chris Hedges

Protesters proclaim they are part of the 99%. (photo: sunil.subramanian/flickr) Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent By Chris Hedges, Truthdig  via RSN 24 October 11 The occupation movement’s greatest challenge will be overcoming the deep distrust of white liberals by the poor and the working class, especially people of color. Marginalized people of […]