How Gambling Has Become America’s Premier Form of Entertainment and Escape (Video)
Professor Natasha Dow Schüll and Chris Hedges discuss how casino capitalism, present in everything from algorithms to today’s political rhetoric, tries to “sweep people away … from a position where they have clear lines of sight and can act as decision-making subjects.” Watch the latest episode of Hedges’ show “On Contact,” below, as the Truthdig columnist is joined by the author of “Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas.”
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