Liberals have no moral authority to preach to a dispossessed white working class about racism, multiculturalism, identity politics or diversity. The abject failure by liberals to fight for economic justice triggered the protofascist backlash embodied by Donald Trump’s election victory.
Those Truthdig readers who are following the Chris Hedges vs Sam Harris exchanges on our site may be interested to read that Hedges subsequently faced off with atheist author and provocateur Christopher Hitchens for a debate in Berkeley about religion and politics Also, check out this funny and insightful interview with Hitchens.
Here at Truthdig, we can't get enough of Chris Hedges and his takedown of the radical Christian right. (See our interview with him.) So here's the "American Fascists" author (No. 29 at Amazon.com) holding his own against Stephen Colbert's absurdist onslaught. Jump for videos.