Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges appears in the following:

The Real Reasons Americans are Sick

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Chris Hedges examines the relationship between the diseases plaguing Americans and the larger sense of hopelessness in the U.S.

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The Origins, and Future, of Rebellion

Monday, May 11, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges discusses the social and psychological factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance.

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Here's What 300,000 Climate Marchers Sound Like

Monday, September 22, 2014

It started with a moment of silence. Then came the cheering and chanting of demonstrators from around the world, looking for a way out of a climate crisis. This is what they had to say.

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End of War: Chris Hedges and Barbara Ehrenreich

Monday, February 27, 2012

Chris Hedges, former war correspondent, senior fellow at The Nation Institute, and author of several books including War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning and Death of the Liberal Class, and Barbara Ehrenreich, author of several books including Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passion of War  and Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America, discuss why cultures are drawn to war.

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Chris Hedges on the Myth of Human Progress

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Chris Hedges, senior fellow at the Nation Institute, former foreign correspondent for the New York Times, and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, discusses his two decades of experience as a war correspondent, and examines the American empire at home and abroad. The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress looks at the constant struggle with the nature of war and its impact on human civilization.

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Ratko Mladic, Balkan War Crimes Criminal Arrested

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Ratko Mladic, the last of Serbia's three major suspected war criminals was arrested Thursday morning on charges of genocide. Wanted for war crimes and masterminding the Srebrenica massacre, Mladic had been hiding for over a decade. Chris Hedges is the former Balkan Bureau Chief for The New York Times. He reported on the massacre and remembers the horrible crimes perpetrated by Mladic.


Richard Holbrooke: The Man Who Knew How to End a War

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Richard Holbrooke, President Obama’s special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan and famed diplomat, died of heart failure yesterday. He was 69. Holbrooke was the man that many presidents had turned to when they wanted to find a way to end a war. In the mid-1990s, Holbrooke helped broker the peace accords that ended the war in Bosnia. And right up until his death he was working on bringing stability to the Afghan-Pakistan region.


Chris Hedges on the Death of the Liberal Class

Monday, November 22, 2010

Senior fellow at The Nation Institute Chris Hedges examines the failure of the liberal class to confront the rise of the corporate state. In The Death of the Liberal Class he argues that the five pillars of the liberal establishment – the press, liberal religious institutions, labor unions, universities, and the Democratic Party— have become more concerned with status and privilege than justice and progress.

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The Hearts and Minds of Iraqi Civilians

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges spent a year interviewing over fifty veterans of the Iraq War to uncover how Iraqi civilians have suffered at the hands of American troops. Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians details how civilians are routinely shot to death at checkpoints, run over by military ...

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Collateral Damage

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges spent a year interviewing veterans of the Iraq War. What he uncovered was how much Iraqi civilians have suffered at the hands of American troops. Also, two Army veterans speak out against the Iraq War. And legendary artist Gary Panter. Plus, Underreported looks at what ...