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Chris Hedges: Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

strugglevideomedia on Mar 30, 2014

One Nation under CCTV

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Chris Hedges speaks on 3/29/2014 at the “One Nation Under Surveillance” civil liberties conference at CCSU in CT. He’s introduced by Mongi Dhaouadi, Executive Director of CAIR-CT. Hedges was one of he plaintiffs in a suit against the government “indefinite detention” policy.

He’s a former Middle East bureau chief of the New York Times

He’s written “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt”, “What Every Person Should Know About War”, “War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning”, and other books.

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Why Americans Must Demolish the Political Duopoly and Create a New Progressive Alliance by Thomas Baldwin

by Thomas Baldwin
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
proactvoice
Biloxi, MS
Originally posted Dec. 15, 2013
Revised version, March 24, 2014

Graffiti "4 More Years of Fascism"

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A Call to Action!

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”– Albert Einstein

Duopoly: “preponderant influence or control by two political powers.”

Demolish: “to destroy by breaking apart; to put an end to.”

Corporate fascism (or Corporatism): “the complete merger of corporate and state entities to create a political entity.”

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Oxford Union Snowden Debate with Chris Hedges: Moral Courage and Disobedience To Higher Authority Even At The Risk Of Persecution

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

OxfordUnion on Mar 21, 2014

DEBATE TOPIC: This house would call Edward Snowden a Hero Continue reading

The Day We Fight Back: The Hacker Wars (featuring Chris Hedges) + Omnipotent #WaveOfAction: Be The Change

Fight Back Against the NSA

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

OfficialAnonymousTV1 on Feb 15, 2014

YOU SHOULD NOT BE WATCHING THIS VIDEO.

YOU SHOULD BE OUT DEMONSTRATING.

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Chris Hedges Interviews Lynne Stewart: Fight, Fight Never Give Up (Full Video)

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

truthdig on Feb 12, 2014

The Truthdig Columnist sits down with the recently-freed civil rights attorney to discuss prison, freedom and the issues raised by her detention.

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Chris Hedges interviews Lynne Stewart, Part 1

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with Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges: Blind Obedience Works Well on the Battlefield, But Not in a Peacetime Society, Part 2

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

breakingtheset on Feb 7, 2014

Abby Martin features Part 2 of her interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris Hedges, discussing the unsustainable nature of the economic system, the military mind in solving world problems, and the antidote to defeatism.

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Chris Hedges: Crisis Cults and the Collapse of Industrial Civilization, Part I + Kshama Sawant’s Revolution

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with Chris Hedges

breakingtheset on Feb 6, 2014

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as crisis zones, as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies.

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Chris Hedges and William Binney on Obama #NSA Guidelines, Part 2 + Transcript

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Jan 10, 2014

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

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Chris Hedges and William Binney on Obama #NSA Guidelines, Part 1 + Transcript

2013 DC Rally Against Mass Surrveillance 2

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Jan 9, 2014

Chris Hedges and NSA whistle-blower William Binney tell Paul Jay that there should be accountability, including the President himself, for the criminal practices used by the NSA against the American people.

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Chris Hedges: The Psychosis of Permanent War “Effectively Gets the Masses To Call For Their Own Enslavement”

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with Chris Hedges

by Michael Welch
Global Research
December 27, 2013

On this, the holiday edition of the Global Research News Hour, we present a talk by Chris Hedges.

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He is also the best-selling author of several books including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, Continue reading

Chris Hedges: Resistance Quickens By Having People Who Remain Steadfast, interviewed by Derrick Jensen

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

Resistance Radio
Dec. 22, 2013

Chris Hedges is a longtime foreign correspondent who was part of a team that won the Pulitzer prize for their coverage. He has been in combat zones more times than he wishes to recount. He is a powerful social critic and critic of capitalism, and is the author of more than ten books, including War is a Force that Gives us Meaning; Death of the Liberal Class; and Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: Journalism is Being Pushed To the Fringes of Society

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with Chris Hedges

LARBeditorial on Dec 10, 2013 Continue reading

Why Americans Must Demolish the Two Party Duopoly! by Thomas Baldwin

by Thomas Baldwin
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
proactvoice
Biloxi, MS
Dec. 15, 2013

Graffiti "4 More Years of Fascism"

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

A Call to Action!

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”– Albert Einstein

Duopoly: “preponderant influence or control by two political powers.”

Demolish: “to destroy by breaking apart; to put an end to.”

Corporate fascism (or Corporatism): “the complete merger of corporate and state entities to create a political entity.”

Continue reading

The Great Unknown by Tristan A. Shaw

by Tristan A. Shaw
Writer, Dandelion Salad
British Columbia, Canada
December 12, 2013

Hope

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Peering forward to the unknown abyss of modernity’s great unraveling — the instability of industrial civilization and its 7 billion inhabitants — invokes feelings of anguish. So apparent is the trajectory of global civilization, so obvious and clear, that we need not invest more energy outlining our inexorable demise. Continue reading