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VIDEO: Scheer and Hedges on Surveillance, Corporatism and the National Security State (Part 3/7)

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Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer continue their conversation for The Real News Network about Scheer's latest book, "They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy." In this segment, they discuss whether there is room for optimism vis-à-vis the surveillance of American citizens and the plunder of personal data by the fused corporate-political state.

Truthdigger of the Week: Rep. Dennis Kucinich
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As the year draws to a close, the US government risks repeating the costly mistakes of the recent past by ratcheting up tensions with Iran, emphasizing risky sanctions over diplomatic negotiations and making fact-challenged claims about Iran's nuclear program Good thing Rep Dennis Kucinich is on Capitol Hill to call Congress on its deadly war addiction Good thing Rep .

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