Chris Hedges: How The Capitalist State Uses Fear To Maintain Control

Why Is War A Permanent Feature of Capitalism?

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 7, 2019

Host Chris Hedges talks to Dr. Charles Derber about how the capitalist state uses fear bolstered by racism as a tool to control the people, and through their efforts to abolish civil liberties, crush dissent and extinguish democratic space. Derber is the author of a new book, Moving Beyond Fear: Upending the Security Tales in Capitalism, Fascism and Democracy, with Yale R. Magrass.

Note: Made a new profile on FB, as FB locked me out of the old one, please add me as a friend. Now more than ever, please share the posts widely on your social media accounts for us. Thank you & cheers. — Lo

From the archives:

Chris Hedges and Danny Haiphong: Myths of American Exceptionalism

Will Griffin: How the U.S. Military Shaped Global Capitalism

Will Griffin: Militarism is Capitalism

Anything War Can Do, Peace Can Do Better by David Swanson

Capitalism Is Always At War by William T. Hathaway

History of Capitalism in the United States: Exposing the Myth of America + Full Transcript

War = Capitalism, Capitalism = War by William Bowles

Chris Hedges: The Failings of the American Left–Why No Mention of Capitalism?

Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.: The Three Evils of Society: Racism, Militarism and Capitalism (must-see)

7 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: How The Capitalist State Uses Fear To Maintain Control

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  4. I just spent several hours composing a rather long comment Lo, only to delete it by mistake! When I recover my composure I may try again…..but not today regrettably ~ that ought to teach me to be wary of clumsy keyboard glitches….

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