Chris Hedges: Urban Poverty in America Made Me Question Everything, Part 1

Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 16, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 16, 2013

Launching a new show “Reality Asserts Itself”, Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view.

Pt 1 of 7


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: Journalism Should Be About Truth, Not Career, Part 2

Locking Out the Voices of Dissent by Chris Hedges

The Myth of The New York Times, in Documentary Form by Chris Hedges

Sainthood cause for Dorothy Day + Who is Dorothy Day? + Dorothy Day’s unpopular stance

War Is A Soulless Void by Chris Hedges

Christianity and Anarchism

Chris Hedges and David Zucchino On War Reporting

Chris Hedges Booed off the Stage as He Delivered a Graduation Speech on War and Empire (2003)