Tag Archives: Chris Hedges

It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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Killing the Messenger

The Myth of the Free Press http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_myth_of_the_free_press_20141026/ Posted on Oct 26, 2014 By Chris Hedges Screen shot of journalist Gary Webb from Vimeo. There is more truth about American journalism in the film “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles the mainstream media’s discrediting of … Continue reading

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Our Invisible Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 28, 2013 Shuttershock “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” … Continue reading

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The Folly of Empire By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 15, 2013 The final days of empire give ample employment and power to the feckless, the insane and the idiotic. These politicians and court propagandists, hired to be the public faces … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning and the Gangster State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/August 22, 2013 AP/Patrick SemanskyArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning after a                                           … Continue reading

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Murdering the Wretched of the Earth By Chris Hedges/ Truthout/ August 14, 2013 focusonsocialism.ca Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to the lives of impoverished … Continue reading

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Is the Game Over?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “All resistance must recognize that the corporate d’etat is complete.” — Chris Hedges Is Hedges correct? Have we as a nation and a world gone so far overboard into global corporate capitalism that … Continue reading

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Opinions = Facts

BPR Quote of the Day: “Print-based culture, in which fact and assertion could be traced and distinguished, has ceded to a culture of emotionally driven narratives where facts and opinions are interchangeable. This is a decline and a degeneration that … Continue reading

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…And We Are Screwed

We Are Bradley Manning By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 3, 2012 I was in a military courtroom at Fort Meade in Maryland on Thursday as Pfc. Bradley Manning admitted giving classified government documents to WikiLeaks. The hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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