Chris Hedges: Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion

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with Chris Hedges

strugglevideomedia on Mar 30, 2014

One Nation under CCTV

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Chris Hedges speaks on 3/29/2014 at the “One Nation Under Surveillance” civil liberties conference at CCSU in CT. He’s introduced by Mongi Dhaouadi, Executive Director of CAIR-CT. Hedges was one of he plaintiffs in a suit against the government “indefinite detention” policy.

He’s a former Middle East bureau chief of the New York Times

He’s written “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt”, “What Every Person Should Know About War”, “War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning”, and other books.


Shorter version

Chris Hedges Speaks at “One Nation Under Surveillance”

strugglevideomedia on Apr 3, 2014

selections from Chris Hedges speech at the civil liberties conference in March 2014 at CCSU in CT. Show #531


Partial transcripts:

Fighting the Militarized State

What Obama Really Meant Was…

Edward Snowden’s Moral Courage


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  6. This talk by Chris Hedges is one of the most brilliant, comprehensive talks I have ever heard from him in only about 45 minutes. As a commentator on sociological, political, and historical scholar in our current times he has few if any equals. If we don’t listen to him then we do so at our own peril.

  7. Nothing short of miraculous political oratory. Astonishing, rhetorically compelling, insightful, historically meticulous, memorable, forensic ~ Chris Hedges is a truly exemplary intellectual.

    I’ve posted this as a teaching document on my page.

    I would only add the following key data put forward by Andre Vitchek on March 28th in RT’s Op-Edge ~

    “In our recent book, ‘On Western Terrorism – From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare’, my friend and mentor Noam Chomsky clarified how the West reserves the right to ruin, and even liquidate, countries that it considers uncooperative, and how it is done with absolute impunity, even with legal support….”

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