Chris Hedges: Huge Swathes of the US Really Struggle in Dire Circumstances

Capitalism is a war on the poor sign at Spring street - Melbourne May Day is May 1, 2012

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 4, 2019

Why does the US tolerate levels of poverty comparable to the least developed parts of the world? Pulitzer-winning journalist, author and host of “On Contact” Chris Hedges joins Rick Sanchez to share his insights. He explains how vast swaths of the US and its people are “sacrifice zones” to rapacious capitalism.

From the archives:

Chris Hedges: It’s Not Journalism

Society Is In Decay by Ralph Nader

Chris Hedges: The Diseases of Despair at the End of Empire

Thirty-One Actual National Emergencies by Paul Street

Chris Hedges: The Deindustrialization and Collapse of Detroit

Chris Hedges: The Death of the American City

The Spread of Sacrifice Zones by David Swanson