McMaster Humanities·Jan 22, 2013
The 14th Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Non-violence with Chris Hedges. Chris Hedges, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute, spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He was part of the New York Times team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism.
He writes a weekly column for Truthdig, and has written for Harper’s magazine, the New Statesman, the New York Review of Books, the Nation, Adbusters, Granta, Foreign Affairs and other publications. He is the author of the bestsellers Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and, most recently, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.
McMaster Centre for Peace Studies: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~peace/
McMaster University Faculty of Humanities: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/
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.
From the archives:
Chris Hedges: American Culture is Deeply Violent (clip from above Q&A video)
Finding Freedom in Handcuffs by Chris Hedges (partial transcript of the end of the above video)