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▶ Chris Hedges at Oxford University: Is Edward Snowden a Hero?

Photo by OxfordUnion/YouTube Posted on Mar 22, 2014 An Oxford debate in late February posed the question: Is Edward Snowden a hero? In an impassioned defense of a patriotism that courageously stands against the abuse of state power, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges said yes, and by a vote of the those present, won the contest. Seven others More

Chris Hedges: Edward Snowden’s Moral Courage

What is moral courage? By Chris Hedges  February 26, 2014  truthdig.com In this still image from video footage released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award. (AP photo) Last Thursday Chris Hedges opened a team debate More

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