Truthdig columnist Hedges and author-activist Lakey discuss the practical implementations, particularly when dealing with fascists and the economic elites.
"The rule of law has been inverted," says Hedges, who brings in a legal expert to probe the wreckage.
This deception will exist as long as we "stay in our place." Once we call out power for what it is, once we resist, the chimera will vanish. The iron fist of history's most sophisticated security and surveillance apparatus will assert itself with a terrifying fury.
The importance of who gets to set the agenda in the presidential race was brought home by a new poll released this week. Concerns related to race, immigration and attitudes toward Islam divide the country deeply. That's the agenda the Republicans want to be paramount.
"If he doesn’t go electorally in a serious way to win, then [Bernie Sanders] is setting up millions of Americans, and young Americans, for a huge morale collapse," Nader explains.
“All you gotta do in politics is say the right thing, even though your whole record is contrary, and you’re on your way," Nader says.
What compels a rebel to follow a path that, as history shows, almost always puts that person in mortal danger?