Chris Hedges: My Goal Is The Utter Destruction Of This Corporate Kleptocracy, interviewed by Joe Sacco

I Will Stand With The Most Vulnerable

Image by Lorie Shaull via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

KBOO Radio on Jun 7, 2017

Truthdig columnist & Pulitzer Prize–winner Chris Hedges and Portland-based award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco spoke at The Aladdin Theater in Portland, Oregon on May 27th, 2017 — the day after the horrific hate crime occurred on the MAX.

Watch this intimate conversation between Hedges, Sacco, and the audience, and learn about Caged the Play, Uncaged the Movie: a collaborative project between a class of 28 prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey and Hedges.

Introduction by KBOO Development Director Becky Meiers. Emceed by Christine Dupres, Ph.D, (Cowlitz/Cree):

Video by Open Signal: Portland Community Media

From the archives:

Chris Hedges: Stop Fascism

Obama: A Hollow Man Filled With Ruling Class Ideas by Paul Street + Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama and the Limitations of Liberal Criticism

Chris Hedges: Confronting the Evil Within Us–The Twin Foundations of Genocide and Slavery

Abby Martin and Chris Hedges: Donald Trump and Christianized Fascism

Chris Hedges On His New Book: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Hedges on Hitchens + Christopher Hitchens and Chris Hedges Debate (2007)

Up Against the Fence: Hedges, Ellsberg, Gagnon and 135 others arrested + Veterans for Peace Take Demand to White House Fence

Chris Hedges and Sam Harris: Religion, Politics and the End of the World (2007)

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  10. I respect Chris Hedges immensly, but I wish he would stop talking about OWS as if he was a part of it. I spent every night in the park after work and all day when I had no work. I saw him there twice. He would come in, hold a meeting, and then he would leave. In this talk he says that black bloc wasn’t represented at GAs, his ignorance of the GAs is because he didn’t attend the GAs. Many adherents to the tactics of black-bloc were vocal in the GAs. And in the GAs there was much debate about tactics and much agreement that a variety of tactics was necessary to effectively keep the momentum of our occupation.

    Lo, thanks again for your work and I am sorry it’s been so long since I participated.

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