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Veterans Day, 95 Years On

In a country that uses every possible occasion to celebrate its “warriors,” many have forgotten that Monday's holiday originally marked a peace agreement. Veterans Day in the United States originally was called Armistice Day and commemorated the cease-fire that, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, ended the First World War.

Rise Up or Die
Chris Hedges

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We must either defy the corporate state or accept our extinction as a species We have been stripped of the power to express dissent or effect change Rebellion is the only way to remain fully human.

Union Showdown in Chicago

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Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges stopped by “Democracy Now!” to talk about the Chicago public school teachers’ strike, “arguably one of the most important labor actions in probably decades," which "illustrates the bankruptcy of both traditional labor and the Democratic Party."

Chris Hedges Sits Down With Bill Moyers

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In one of the most pointed, sweeping and personal public conversations about Chris Hedges' life and work yet, Bill Moyers speaks with the journalist after the release of “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt,” the book Hedges co-authored with fellow reporter and artist Joe Sacco. Bill Moyers speaks with Chris Hedges in one of the most pointed, sweeping and personal public conversations about the journalist's life and work yet.

Truthdigger of the Week: Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco was 30 years old when he tossed his ambitions to be a hard-news writer aside and wandered into the Gaza Strip and the West Bank to write a comic book with a social purpose.Joe Sacco tossed his ambitions to be a hard-news writer aside and wandered into the Gaza Strip and the West Bank to write a comic book with a social purpose.

Why We Fight
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The men and women in despair who rise up against the corporate onslaught don't do it to save themselves. They do it because it is right.

Eunice Wong on 'Footnotes in Gaza'
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Joe Sacco’s graphic treatment of the 1956 massacres of Palestinians by invading Israeli soldiers melds tough-minded journalism with philosophical reflection into a gut-wrenching banquet of a comic book.In treating the 1956 massacres of Palestinians, Joe Sacco melds tough-minded journalism and philosophical reflection into a gut-wrenching comic book.

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