On Contact: America’s Existential Crisis

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with moral philosopher Dr. Cornel West what we can learn about America's existential crisis after witnessing enraged supporters of Donald Trump [...]

On Contact: Global Economic Machine

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Fabian Scheidler about how the global economic machine came to dominate our lives, and with looming social upheavals caused by predatory capitalism, [...]

On Contact: Origin Of White Supremacy

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the origin of white supremacy and how it plays out in contemporary society with historian Gerald Horne. Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair [...]

On Contact: Teaching History For Indoctrination

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

"The teaching of history in our schools is not an impartial or neutral discipline. It is at its core about justifying the power of the ruling elites in the present by defining the ruling elites [...]

On Contact: Analysis Of George Floyd Protests

On the show today, Chris Hedges discusses the George Floyd protests erupting in over 140 American cities with Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report. "And the black misleadership [...]

On Contact: Paris Uprising, May 1968

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author and translator, Mitch Abidor, about the lessons from the student uprising in Paris in May 1968. "What happens in May is as a mass cultural, as [...]

On Contact: CIA’s Intelligence Coup

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to intelligence analyst and NSA whistleblower William Binney about the Washington Post’s revelations over the CIA and West German intelligence (BND) [...]

On Contact: Death Of The US Constitution

By Chris Hedges, On Contact, RTAmerica. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to constitutional scholar Bruce Fein about the death of our US Constitution. Ralph Nader, with constitutional scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, wrote [...]

Truthdig Employees Stop Work To Protest Labor Conditions

By Amelia Pang, Popular Resistance. -

California - Senior editors and contributors at Truthdig, including Executive Editor Kasia Anderson, Managing Editor, Jacob Sugarman, Foreign Editor Natasha Hakimi Zapata and Book Editor Eunice [...]

Chomsky, Prashad, Hedges And Other Leading Intellectuals: Denuclearize The Middle East

By Noam Chomsky, Commondreams.org -

American political decision makers, as well as Israeli political leaders, need to rethink their political, military, economic, and cultural policies in the region. The Middle East is in turmoil [...]

Chris Hedges: Putting The War In Syria In Full Context

By Kasia Anderson, www.truthdig.com -

By Kasia Anderson for Truth Dig - It’s been more than a week since the Trump administration abruptly switched out of “America first” mode and into intervention mode by dropping 59 Tomahawk [...]

Hedges & Wolin (2/8): Can Capitalism And Democracy Coexist?

By Chris Hedges and Sheldon Wolin, www.therealnews.com -

The Republicans, of course, have never had much of an appetite for popular participation. The Democrats have had a checkered history of it. Sometimes very sympathetic, and other times [...]

Chris Hedges Gets Ordained

By Chris Hedges, www.commondreams.org -

Thirty years ago I stood in a church in Albany, N.Y., with my father, a Presbyterian minister. I had graduated from Harvard Divinity School and had purchased a one-way ticket to El Salvador, [...]

The Last Gasp Of Climate Change Liberals

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

The climate change march in New York on Sept. 21, expected to draw as many as 200,000 people, is one of the last gasps of conventional liberalism’s response to the climate crisis. It will take [...]

Chris Hedges: Why Israel Lies

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

All governments lie, as I.F. Stone pointed out, including Israel and Hamas. But Israel engages in the kinds of jaw-dropping lies that characterize despotic and totalitarian regimes. It does not [...]

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