Renowned author Chris Hedges describes a world in rapid economic, environmental, and spiritual decline. He says we have a chance to turn things around—but only if we stand up for our rights, and stop holding out hope that political parties or other global leaders will act in our interests. On this edition, Chris Hedges speaks about his new book, The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.
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Chris Hedges, author of The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, columnist for Truthdig and senior fellow for The Nation Institute.
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Q & A with Chris Hedges, moderated by John Hamilton, KPFA News Anchor and Producer.
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The Nation Institute
New York Times articles by Chris Hedges
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Chris Hedges on the death of Osama bin Laden
Books by Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges “Empire of Illusion” 2009 video lecture at The NewSchool
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