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Chris Hedges on the Role of Art in Rebellion

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After a talk on the collapse of complex societies, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges answers an audience question: "Will it take [literature, music and art] to waken us to the empathy of other suffering or hardship?"

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.

They Weren't All the Queen's Men

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Many would consider being knighted or otherwise honored by England’s royals a dream come true. But more than 200 rebellious Brits have declined or returned the honor, refusing to hand their names and legacies over to rulers seeking to bolster their own dubious reputations. John Lennon and authors Roald Dahl and C.S. Lewis are on that list.

Gadhafi's Wife and Children Flee to Algeria

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Moammar Gadhafi’s wife, two sons, a daughter, and a number of grandchildren escaped Libyan rebels and entered Algeria on Monday, according to the Algerian Foreign Ministry. His location, as well as the whereabouts of his other sons, remain unknown. (more)

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