by Chris Hedges
April 2, 2012
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TheAlyonaShow on Apr 2, 2012
We had reported on the show that a group of political activists and journalists testified in a New York Court about why they’re suing the Obama administration over the National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA. Chris Hedges, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter is also one of the plaintiffs; he joins the show to discuss.
democracynowon Apr 2, 2012
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democracynow.org – The U.S.-backed monarchy in Bahrain continues the crackdown on protesters, with reports of many injuries and at least one death over the weekend. We speak to Zainab Alkhawaja, the daughter of jailed human rights leader Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, who is now on the 54th day of his hunger strike. Doctors say her father could go into a coma at any point, and she has called on President Obama to pressure the government Bahrain, its strategic ally in the region, to secure his release. Continue reading
with Chris Hedges
April 2, 2012
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March 12, 2012
Mr. de Botton, an atheist, argues that rather than mocking religion, atheists and agnostics should steal the best ideas from world religions, such as the methods for building strong communities, overcoming envy, and forging a connection to the natural world. The philosopher essayist discusses his concepts with former seminarian and author Chris Hedges.
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with Norman Finkelstein
Abirproduction on Mar 20, 2012
Researched, Produced and Directed by Abir Alsayed
A part of Asdekaa Al Arab series
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FluxRostrum on Apr 1, 2012
Occupy DC at McPherson Square celebrated their 6 month anniversary by switching sides and marching in support of the 1%. The Black Bloc Infiltrates the march halfway through and refrains from eating any of the 1% ers for lunch. Thank you Food Not Bombs.