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“I feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation,” he said. “It feels so strange right now to be walking outside without handcuffs and shackles.”
“These lessons are pretty obvious, but they don’t seem to be learned,” he goes on, “particularly by the sort of political elite, above all in Washington.”
Chris Hedges discusses the demise of Truthdig and the media, Julian Assange, and America now and the relationship of compassion and activism in resistance.
RS: The governments that all attacked Israel [in the Six-Day War}…they all made peace with Israel. The only people that didn’t make peace were the Palestinians, and the Palestinians were actually occupied by these Arab governments.
The Constitution doesn’t mention corporations, right?
…the fact is it’s the subversion of the 14th Amendment, by the corporations, by the rich.
The ruling elites are desperately trying to shift the focus away from the cause of the political insurgencies on the left and the right: extreme social inequality.
Robert Scheer to Chris Hedges: ‘I Will Not Blame’ the American Masses for Imperialism” EvergreeneDigest.org In the final installment of the seven-part interview on The Real News Network, after columnist Chris Hedges tells the Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer that he thinks the American public has been “far more complicit [in the culture of violence] than […]
How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy”
In what Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer calls “a big victory for Rand Paul and for all who fear uncontrolled government surveillance,” the legislative body was unable to extend the NSA phone data collection program. Scheer mentions the Kentucky senator because of his 10-hour, 30-minute filibuster Wednesday in which he aimed to prolong the voting process […]
Photo by The U.S. Army (CC BY 2.0) truthdig.com May 30, 2014 Click here to listen. Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss what led to Elliot Rodger’s deadly attacks in Santa Barbara, President Obama’s announcement that he will reduce the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan from 30,000 troops to 10,000, and NSA […]
By Robert Scheer truthdig.com February 3, 2014 Lt. Chuck Nadd and his girlfriend wave as they ride on the wagon pulled by Clydesdales aboard the famously-red Budweiser beer wagon in a parade, led by a marching band in Winter Park, Fla. The brewer fashioned an ad around the parade that ran during the Super Bowl. (AP […]
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Discuss American Fascism LISTEN NOW The two celebrated journalists discuss the collapse of vital institutions and the rise of demagogues and charlatans in post-meltdown America. 10/11/13 Free View In iTunes A truthdig.com Podcast Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on […]