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Unfortunately, local favorite Ri Ra was the one closing this week -- leaving restaurant regulars without a watering hole, and restaurant staff without jobs. The same week Ri Ra closed its doors, newcomer Maidens Brewery & Pub opened theirs near Franklin Street. Maidens manager Chris Hedges has been ...
In a recent episode of "On Contact With Chris Hedges," the host sits down with Kali Akuno, co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson, to discuss the critical moment that the city of Jackson, Miss., is facing. Tracing the history of the city, which as a result of white flight is primarily black, Akuno sets the ...

Chris Hedges explains guns are equated with political power, “Mass culture and most historians do not acknowledge the patterns of violence that have played out over and over since the founding of the nation. This historical amnesia blinds us to the endemic violence that defines our culture and is encoded ...
A makeshift memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and faculty were killed. (Gerald Herbert / AP). Donald Trump may have startled Republican lawmakers with his sudden and unexpected support for background checks and other gun control ...
As Chris Hedges recently noted in Truthdig, guns provide millions of capitalism's victims a way to feel powerful in a society that has turned them into marginal and surplus Americans: “The gun culture permits a dispossessed public, sheared of economic and political power, to buy a firearm and revel in ...
Chris Hedges explains guns are equated with political power, “Mass culture and most historians do not acknowledge the patterns of violence that have played out over and over since the founding of the nation. This historical amnesia blinds us to the endemic violence that defines our culture and is encoded ...

It would be a low-budget work, what with much of the research already done. Start with the books: War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death by Norman Solomon, David Swanson's War Is a Lie and War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning from Chris Hedges. Each writer has a ...
This trend became blazingly obvious in 2012 with “The Cancer in Occupy” by liberal columnist Chris Hedges. With strong quotes from Jensen, this piece is a vicious attack on anarchists. It's extremely venomous, supported by Jensen in no uncertain terms. By this point he was actively in sync with the ...
Mateo Barrera, 4, originally from El Salvador, with family members at a January news conference in Los Angeles on temporary protected status. The Trump administration is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. (Damian ...
Featured image: A White House protest held by Teens for Gun Reform last week in the wake of the Florida school massacre. (Lorie Shaull / Flickr). The proliferation of guns in American society is not only profitable for gun manufacturers, it fools the disempowered into fetishizing weapons as a guarantor of ...
In a recent talk at The Sanctuary for Independent Media, author, activist, seminarian and former New York Times war correspondent Chris Hedges asserts the U.S. empire is in terminal decline and predicts the unraveling will come quickly. Quoting from Alfred W. McCoy's most recent work, “In the Shadows ...
Architect and activist Carl Anthony explains how architecture functions as a tool of oppression in a new interview with Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges. Anthony, whose latest book, "The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race," delves into the history of environmental exploitation and urban ...
Robert is survived by his three children, daughter, Barbara Hedges, of Milo, two sons, Bill Hedges and his wife, Debby, of Nevada, and Brian Hedges and his wife, Liz, of Stockton, six grandchildren, Paula Fleury and husband Chris, Derek Hedges, Chris Hedges, Aaron Hedges, Levi Hamersley and wife, ...
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and fellow journalism experts discussed media and the Foreign Agents Registration Act during a recent panel hosted by the Columbia Journalism School and the Harriman Institute. Hedges was joined by Maria Snegovaya, a PhD candidate in the Department of Political ...
Walker Percy in his 1971 dystopian novel “Love in the Ruins” paints a picture of a morally degenerate America consumed by hedonism, wallowing in ignorance, led by kleptocrats and fools, fragmented into warring and often violent cultural extremes and on the cusp of a nuclear war. It is a country cursed by ...
This trend became blazingly obvious in 2012 with “The Cancer in Occupy” by liberal columnist Chris Hedges. With strong quotes from Jensen, this piece is a vicious attack on anarchists. It's extremely venomous, supported by Jensen in no uncertain terms. By this point he was actively in sync with the ...
The video live stream will feature a discussion between WSWS Chairman David North and journalist Chris Hedges. It will be streamed live by video on Tuesday, January 16, at 7:00 pm EST at wsws.org/endcensorship. Assange has spent the past five and a half years trapped in the Ecuadorian embassy in ...

And I especially appreciate his quoting Chris Hedges, one of my favorite social critics. Hedges is more often than not, dead on about the liberal class (of which he has written a book) and the Democratic Party's refusal to address the concerns of their base. Both parties are owned by the 1 percent. Be careful ...
Chris Hedges shows a work in progress: a poker box made for a customer in the United Kingdom. The bottoms of the drawers and tray are made of plywoob, but not just any plywood -- he makes it himself by alternating layers of cherry wood. "This is something that could be in the family for hundreds of ...
Maj. Danny Sjursen gathering coordinates to set up an airstrike while under fire during a patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. (Danny Sjursen). For a while there, I was a real star. High up in my class at West Point, tough combat deployments in two wars, a slew of glowing evaluations, even a teaching ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained ... Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges recently delivered a powerful speech at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, N.Y., in which he analyzed ...
In this week's episode of "On Contact," host and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges sits down with activist Julie Bindel. The two discuss the international movement to legalize prostitution, which Bindel calls an "unmitigated disaster" in countries such as the Netherlands. Watch the full interview in the player ...
Saying my show is Russian propaganda would be to say that all the shows on RT America are Russian propaganda including ones hosted by Larry King, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges, Governor Jesse Ventura, Mike Papantonio, and former hosts Thom Hartmann and Abby Martin. I've addressed why I ...
On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York Times correspondent. Among Hedges' best-known books are War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, The Death of the Liberal Class, ...
An African migrant prays during a 2014 protest outside Israel's parliament in Jerusalem. (Ariel Schalit / AP). You've probably heard that right now, in the year 2018, African men, women and children are being sold at slave auctions in Libya. What you may not have heard is that Israel—the recipient of more ...
Derber posits this argument during a new interview with Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges. "The intersectionality—and I don't like that word because it's kind of a buzzword, but it is used widely in academic circles—is the recognition that you can't understand any of these hierarchies of power and repression ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained ... In a discussion with Chris Hedges about contemporary poetry, award-winning poet Gerald Stern laments that "we've lost a voice that is unafraid to speak ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained ... In a powerful speech delivered at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, N.Y., Chris Hedges analyzes fascism and empire in the Trump age.
The vultures have started circling. In a sane world, legislation that adds $1.5 trillion to America's debt (already over $20 trillion and rising by the second) would not be celebrated as “just what the country needs to get growing again.” Yet here we are. The new U.S. tax plan is a scam—a corporate coup—that ...
As Chris Hedges noted in the summer of 2016: The predatory financial institutions on Wall Street will trash the economy and loot the U.S. Treasury on the way to another economic collapse whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is president. Poor, unarmed people of color will be gunned down in the ...
rabble readers and listeners know the name Chris Hedges. A leading thinker, journalist and speaker on the political and social currents of our time, most of Chris' talks which we've podcast on rabble are insightful analyses of what's happening in the halls of power ... mostly Washington. Today's talk is a rare ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained ... In a recent episode of "On Contact," Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges discusses the current state of the American empire with historian Alfred McCoy.
Chris Hedges shared his personal relationship with writing and its political impact during a recent speech sponsored by Public Energy and held in conjunction with Precarious: Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival. "It's this mixture of compulsion, maybe even obsession," Hedges says of his need to write.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges interviews an expert on the topic, Stuart Ewen, a professor and chair of the department of film and media at Hunter College. Ewen's latest book, "Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture," explores how propaganda subtly ...
If we can mount sustained acts of defiance in the face of severe state repression, we have a chance. by. Chris Hedges. Pin. Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Mail. Share. 86 Comments. They seek a return to the polished mendacity of politicians such as Hillary Clinton and Barack. "They seek a return to the ...
Chris Hedges in a screen shot from his RT America program, "On Contact." (RT America). In one of the most horrendous blows to press freedom since the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s, the U.S. Department of Justice has forced the news broadcaster RT America to file under the Foreign Agents ...
... of the conversation, as well as links to our past coverage of anti-war efforts by Kovic, Kevin Tillman, Tomas Young, Chris Hedges and Scheer.
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, professor, and activist. He's coming to the Smith Center for the Arts in Geneva for an ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ...
The Cost of Resistance. It is not about the pursuit of happiness. It is about the pursuit of freedom. by. Chris Hedges. Pin. Tweet. Share. Share.
The film spotlights people such as Amy Goodman, Carl Bernstein, Michael Moore, Chris Hedges and Ralph Nader, among others, who tilt at ...
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ...
A 2014 anti-bullying event at Mother Seton Academy in Baltimore with Maryland's then first lady, Katie O'Malley (center, with scarf). (Maryland ...
Alternative voices could challenge the status quo. Our corporate state would have none of it as Chris Hedges recently shared on Truthdig:.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges informed the WSWS last Wednesday that his articles had ceased appearing on ...
Chris Hedges : – C'est aussi ridicule que pour les armes de destruction massive de Saddam Hussein. C'est une accusation absolument non ...
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges informed the WSWS Wednesday that his articles had ceased appearing on Google ...
"The corporate state, no longer able to peddle a credible ideology, is becoming more overtly totalitarian." ( Photo: Becker1999/Flickr).
James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness. by Chris Hedges · Smashing White Supremacy, Building for Black Freedom. by Melina Abdullah ...
Among the people making appearances this season (left to right): journalist Chris Hedges, journalist Azmat Khan, and filmmaker Parvez ...


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