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Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained...


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Medicare for All With Dr. Margaret Flowers

Source: RT

Chris Hedges discusses how the dysfunctional US health care system can be fixed with Dr. Margaret Flowers, a pediatrician and leading advocate for a single-payer system. RT correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the soaring costs of health care.

Posted on Feb 19, 2017

‘Insane Clown President’ with Matt Taibbi

Source: RT

Chris Hedges examines the spectacle of the 2016 presidential election and the system that created President Donald Trump with Matt Taibbi, author of Insane Clown President. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil highlights some of the more absurd moments of the election season.

Posted on Feb 12, 2017

Make America Ungovernable: Chris Hedges

Source: The Marc Steiner Show

Marc Steiner hosts a talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges about his recent column for “Make America Ungovernable.”

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

The power of political cartoons with Mr. Fish

Source: RT

Chris Hedges discusses the influence of editorial cartoons and the plight of the artists who make them with political cartoonist Dwayne Booth, also known as Mr. Fish. RT correspondent Anya Parampil explores what we have done to dissident artists throughout American history.

Posted on Feb 5, 2017

The American Empire with Allan Nairn

Source: RT

Chris Hedges examines the future of the American empire under the Trump Administration with investigative journalist Allan Nairn. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the global reach of the American military.

Posted on Jan 30, 2017

15 Years of Gitmo and fascism vs. neoliberalism, with Chris Hedges

Source: RT

Tyrel and Tabetha reflect on the tragic 15-yr anniversary of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay and President Obama’s failure to close it. Next, they take a look at China’s billion dollar moves to go green, while the US puts the bumblebee on the endangered species list. Award-winning journalist & host of RT’s On Contact Chris Hedges enters the Hawks Nest to discuss the future of the US in the hands of Donald Trump. Tyrel brings us some hopeful news regarding whistleblower Chelsea Manning.

Posted on Jan 12, 2017

Chris Hedges in Conversation with David Talbot

Source: KPFA

KPFA airs an excerpt on the conversation between Chris Hedges and David Talbot

Posted on Dec 13, 2016

Chris Hedges Fearlessly Tells His Own ‘Forbidden’ Stories

Source: Alternet

The Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist tells how he saw firsthand “how the elites and the children of the elites treated those ‘beneath them.’”

Posted on Nov 6, 2016

Chris Hedges: Saudi Wahhabism a Tool of U.S. Foreign Policy

Source: MSN Video

Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss the history of Saudi-promoted Jihadism and blowback as ISIS attacks their former allies.

Posted on Jul 4, 2016

Pulitzer Winner Hedges Speaks on Justice for Palestine

Source: The Review

Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Delaware hosted Pulitzer prize winning writer, Chris Hedges, who explained the state of political unrest in Palestine and Israel.

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

US-led Invasion of Libya Opened Up Massive Arsenals to Terrorists: Interview with Chris Hedges

Source: RT

The destruction of Libya, Iraq and Syria as unified states generated Islamist radical groups in the Middle East, which create havoc, said investigative journalist Chris Hedges. This was caused by the invasion of outside forces, he added.

Posted on Mar 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders’s socialist revolution is a sham, says author Chris Hedges

Source: CBC

“We need to build a movement because the rise of these protofacist forces embodied in figures like Trump, is not only built on legitimate rage, despair, a sense of betrayal, but by a bankrupt liberalism.”

Posted on Feb 17, 2016

Chris Hedges on Gun Culture: A CBC Radio Interview

Source: CBC Radio

Mass shootings in the U.S. have become commonplace. Yet the culture of gun ownership remains stronger than ever. Chris Hedges, A.J. Somerset and Dr. Taiaiake Alfred discuss gun culture in the United States and Canada on CBC Radio’s “Ideas with Paul Kennedy.”

Posted on Jan 8, 2016

Chris Hedges Says USA Should Expect A Revolution

Source: True Activist

The Pulitzer prize-winning journalist discusses our loss of civil liberties, the importance of the alternative media, and why he thinks the USA is ripe for a revolution.

Posted on Dec 8, 2015

Neoliberalism Is an Ideology That Will Soon Be Discredited (VIDEO)

Source: Alternet

Noted socialist sourpuss Chris Hedges has a new show on teleSUR and it’s pretty awesome. In his most recent interview, Hedges and Canadian intellectual John Ralston Saul discuss the nature of “neoliberalism” as an organizing ideology and its pernicious effect on foreign policy.

Posted on Oct 28, 2015

Days of Revolt: We Are All Greeks Now

Source: The Real News

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges continues his conversation with Leo Panitch on global neoliberalism and the possibilities for revolutionary change in Greece

Posted on Sep 19, 2015

Author Q&A: Pulitzer-prizer winner Chris Hedges says rebellion against power elite is inevitable

Source: The Vancouver Sun

The Vancouver Sun interviews Chris Hedges on topics of rebellion and the power of the elite.

Posted on Sep 19, 2015

Seattle’s Best Part 2: Kshama Sawant, Jill Stein & Chris Hedges


Exclusive interviews with Seattle’s socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant, U.S. presidential candidate Jill Stein and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Chris Hedges at Kshama Sawant’s re-election kick off rally in Seattle.

Posted on Jun 17, 2015

Ex-Correspondent Chris Hedges on Covering War, Dealing With PTSD

Source: CBC News

Excerpts from an interview with the Pulitzer Prize winner on CBC Radio’s Ideas.

Posted on Feb 9, 2015

Chris Hedges on the “Moment of Clarity” Show

Source: Coalition Films

Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges discusses climate change, big oil, fracking and more on Lee Camp’s “Moment of Clarity” show.

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Chris Hedges Answers Questions from Viewers

Source: The Real News

On the final episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges answers questions like: “Do you believe the US or Israel will attack Iran?” and “Is there any hope for Bradley Manning?”  (Part 7 of 7)

Posted on Jul 26, 2013

Chris Hedges: The Liberal Elite has Betrayed the People They Claim to Defend

Source: The Real News

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says The Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed the very people that they purport to represent and defend. (Part 5 of 7)

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

Chris Hedges: America is a Tinderbox

Source: The Real News

On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism. (Part 4 of 7)

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

Chris Hedges: We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance

Source: The Real News

In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us.  (Pt 3 of 7)

Posted on Jul 18, 2013

Chris Hedges: Journalism Should Be About Truth, Not Career

Source: The Real News

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 - “great reporters care about truth more than they do about news.” (Part 2 of 7)

Posted on Jul 18, 2013

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