Chris Hedges: Obama Has Broken Almost Every Campaign Promise He Made In 2008

The future of American elections

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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Feb. 7, 2012

Note: replaced video Mar. 26, 2012

on Feb 8, 2012

The United States Supreme court’s passing of Citizens United has changed the political game. Citizens United allows corporations to pump endless quantities of money into political campaigns and prohibiting any American from doing so would be an obstruction of the first amendment. Chris Hedges, columnist with Truth Dig, tells us why thinks voting is a dying practice.

US presidential candidates owned by corporations?

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 Classand The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.


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