Chris Hedges: A Recipe for an Emerging Dystopia + Q&A + Transcripts

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Updated: Dec. 30, 2017

with Chris Hedges

mediasanctuary on Dec 1, 2017

Journalist, author and war correspondent Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on November 10, 2017 on fascism and empire in the age of Trump.

www.mediasanctuary.org

[Q&A begins at 55:30]

Updated: Dec. 30, 2017

More Q&A

Updated: Sept. 5, 2018

This is a short clip from the Q&A from above video.

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Transcripts or partial transcripts:

The End of Empire by Chris Hedges

The Age of Anger by Chris Hedges

We Can’t Fight Climate Change if We Keep Lying to Ourselves by Chris Hedges

The Cost of Resistance by Chris Hedges

from the archives:

Liberty and Justice for Some by Paul Street

Chris Hedges: The Power of Writing as Resistance + Q&A

The Corporate State Will Kill Us–Rise Up!

Chris Hedges: The Decline of the American Empire and The Rise of China

Chris Hedges: Radically Reconfiguring Our Relationship With the Planet

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

Chris Hedges: Stop Fascism

A Basic Income Is Less Than Meets The Eye by Pete Dolack

Debate: Basic Income: A Way Forward for the Left?

The Problem is Civil Obedience by Howard Zinn

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  15. Chris Hedges: A Recipe for an Emerging Dystopia moved me to tears. What brilliance Mr. Hedges offers to those of us attempting to keep our feelings of despair in balance, by nurturing an ever-growing amount of healing kindness to share, unconditionally, with others.

      • There were sections of this presentation I had heard before, however, I hadn’t heard the very moving sharing Hedges provided about his experiences while teaching in a New Jersey prison, and how touched he was, and is, as he recalls his students. I spent the four months of my student teaching course in NJ, 54 years ago. The school, in Camden, provided one jar of paste for the entire fourth grade class, which was to last from September to June! I understood Mr. Hedges emotional hesitation as he spoke of his student’s ‘telephone dialogue’ with his mother -a treasured creation- because my months as a student teacher, had a similar impact. Twin girls in the class arrived on alternate days, since they had only one pair of shoes and took turns wearing them. And then there was Levan, a young pupil who had been shunned by the teacher I was temporarily replacing. He had been left back, ridiculed and intimidated. He sat, in silence and dejection, in the back corner of the room, separated from his classmates. As I entered the room, initially, the teacher told me to “ignore Levan”, then she left. I didn’t ignore Levan; I encouraged him, as well as every other student in the class. I cried the day my student teaching ended, so enriching was the experience. Many years later, when I visited a well known bakery shop in Camden, I heard someone call my name, I turned and instantly recognized Levan, a grown man now; he approached me and said, “I want you to know I finished high school and I have a good job, thank you.” To this day, I hold that memory as a sacred blessing.

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