Image by Alisdare Hickson via Flickr
with Abby Martin and Chris Hedges
Empire Files on Mar 7, 2017
For the first time in modern history, a fringe wing of Christian extremists have obtained the highest seats of power in the US government—from Mike Pence to Betsy DeVos.
This new development is coupled with the emergence of the Alt Right, the Trump movement, and the rise of fascist movements abroad.
Renowned journalist and author Chris Hedges has embedded himself in what he calls “Christianized Fascism” and warns that this is the biggest danger we face under Trump.
From the archives:
Chris Hedges and Matt Taibbi: Insane Clown President
Chris Hedges: Fascism vs Neoliberalism
Trump’s Cabinet: The Church of Neoliberal Evangelicals + Abby Martin: 2016–Year in Review
Chris Hedges: Alt-Right Movement Has Overt Characteristics of Racism