Watch at greenpartyus
[Hedges starts about 8 minutes into the video.]
Updated April 14, 2013
Chris Hedges Speaking at Green Party Meeting 4-7-2013
newsworthyable – Apr 12, 2013
Chris Hedges talk at the Green Party of New Jersey meeting on Sunday April, 7 2013 (Please excuse the poor quality video)
This is the last 1/2 hour of an hour talk with Q and A concerning how to effectively make a positive difference in our society and globally in a peaceful, non-violent way. Protesters and Activists can learn a lot from this man, he has seen governments rise and fall.
Hedges is critical of the Green Parties lack of concreteness but gives some good advice if the Green Party wants to be a viable force to be reckoned with in the next elections. The time has come to listen, act and stand for justice and peace.
The planet is in intensive care though we are in denial of this and posterity is at risk of inheriting a irreversibly damaged ecosystem if we do not act now.
Listen to his “Calling All Rebels” speech in Berkeley 2010 to give you a taste of how critical things, politically, socially, morally, financially and environmentally has become.
The clock is ticking and we need to move forward or be left behind in the wake of all the corporate destruction and wasteland of a soon to be future. [...]
Updated April 22, 2013; better audio/video
seecraig – Apr 17, 2013
Chris Hedges 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.
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