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America’s Endless Wars

America’s Endless Wars -- A spirited conversation among Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer, American anti-war activist, writer and former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant Ron Kovic, and Truthdig columnist and retired U.S. Army officer Danny Sjursen.

WAGES of REBELLION The Moral Imperative of Revolt

Aratani Theater - Los Angeles
A Truthdig Benefit Lecture and Book Signing. Focusing on the stories of rebels from around the world and throughout history, Hedges investigates what it takes to be a rebel in modern times. Hedges' book “Wages of Rebellion” looks at the personal costs of rebellion—what it takes emotionally, psychologically and physically to defy power.

Monsters of Our Own Creation? America’s Role in the Mideast

Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club
From Islamic State to al-Qaida, Saddam Hussein to Bashar Assad, the last decade and a half has been dominated by turmoil in the Middle East. What role does the United States play in cultivating this chaos? Journalists Juan Cole, Robert Scheer and Leslie Cockburn debate the past, present and future of blowback.