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Chris Hedges: What We Are Suffering Through Is Political Paralysis

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January 8, 2013

Occupy Wall Street Protester Guitar

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breakingtheset·Jan 8, 2013

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Alternative Energy, Government Surveillance, and Serious Revolt in the US with Chris Hedges.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin looks at the benefits of renewable and alternative energy sources by highlighting countries that have already taken the initiatives to switch from fossil fuels.

Abby then talks to Executive Director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, about their Freedom of Information Act request that exposes surveillance of tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protestors, and the chilling effect it has on dissent. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, about activism and journalism, Obama’s presidency, the death of the liberal class and the second amendment.

[Hedges starts at 15:30 into the video.]

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Updated: added extended interview

Chris Hedges on Gun Rights, Obama’s Empire, and Serious Revolt

breakingtheset·Jan 9, 2013

Abby Martin interviews Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, about activism and journalism, Obama’s presidency, the death of the liberal class and the second amendment.


 spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.

see

Chris Hedges: Power Has Been Wrested From the Citizenry

State of Fear by Chris Hedges

Statement by the President on H.R. 4310 + Obama Signs NDAA 2013 + Kucinich: Indefinite Detention Part of Push to Shred Constitution

Occupy: Year In Review

The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal “Counterterrorism” Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days

The Liberal Class Is A Corpse by Chris Hedges

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