Chris Hedges: The Image of Faith in America (2008)

by Chris Hedges
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Dandelion Salad
June 1, 2011

World Affairs Council: Nor Cal

Chris Hedges

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Author of the bestselling book War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, Chris Hedges joins the Council to discuss his new book I Don’t Believe in Atheists and offers his views of the extreme sides of the religious spectrum in the United States.Hedges has spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, and has reported from more than fifty countries. He was part of the New York Times team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for the coverage of global terrorism.

He is also the recipient of the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism – World Affairs Council of Northern California.

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

from the archives:

Chris Hedges: War gives Meaning

Chris Hedges: Injustices are Everywhere, So Resist!

Chris Hedges: Cost of War and Path to Peace

Chris Hedges and Sam Harris: Religion, Politics and the End of the World (2007)

I Don’t Believe in Atheists by Chris Hedges (2007) (Hedges’ opening statement)