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VIDEO: ‘Days of Revolt’: Chris Hedges and Jill Stein Confront the ‘Corporate Leviathan’

In the first installment of this two-part series for teleSUR's "Days of Revolt," host and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein identified the problem: the "corporate leviathan," a bought two-party political system. In this episode, they discuss solutions.

There's been a lot of chatter this campaign season—much of it from unlikely or untrustworthy sources—about how the economy is rigged. Trying to attack that issue from within the existing framework, however, isn't going to change anything, according to these two thinkers.

Hedges frames the discussion by asking what the response should be "for those of us who care about reclaiming our democracy and creating an equitable fair and just society." Watch the full clip below to see what he and Stein come up with in the way of answers (via The Real News Network):

--Posted by Kasia Anderson

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