breakingtheset·Jan 8, 2013
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Alternative Energy, Government Surveillance, and Serious Revolt in the US with Chris Hedges.
EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin looks at the benefits of renewable and alternative energy sources by highlighting countries that have already taken the initiatives to switch from fossil fuels.
Abby then talks to Executive Director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, about their Freedom of Information Act request that exposes surveillance of tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protestors, and the chilling effect it has on dissent. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, about activism and journalism, Obama’s presidency, the death of the liberal class and the second amendment.
[Hedges starts at 15:30 into the video.]
Updated: added extended interview
Chris Hedges on Gun Rights, Obama’s Empire, and Serious Revolt
breakingtheset·Jan 9, 2013
Abby Martin interviews Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, about activism and journalism, Obama’s presidency, the death of the liberal class and the second amendment.
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.