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More From Chris Hedges on Black Bloc

Feb 10, 2012
With his column “The Cancer in Occupy,” published earlier this week at Truthdig, Chris Hedges angered many on the radical left with his harsh criticism of the Black Bloc anarchists. Truthout’s J.A. Myerson, an activist and journalist involved in OWS since the occupation’s earliest days, got hold of Hedges by phone to press the issue.

Real Hope Is About Doing Something

Nov 29, 2010
Many of us will, after our rally in Lafayette Park, attempt to chain ourselves to the fence outside the White House It is a pretty good bet we will all spend a night in jail Hope, from now on, will look like thisWe will attempt to chain ourselves to the fence outside the White House.

Palestinians Turn to Gandhi, Dr. King

Apr 29, 2010
While armed militias get all the attention, some Palestinian organizers are embracing nonviolent strategies like peaceful marches and boycotts as a more effective avenue to peace. As one organizer quoted by The Christian Science Monitor put it: “It's not a war between two armies. By using non-violence, we take away the security excuse from the Israelis.”