Chris Hedges and Matt Taibbi: The Killing of Eric Garner and The Criminalization of Poverty and Institutional Racism

Eric Garner Protest Union Square to Rockefeller Center

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Nov 30, 2019

Chris Hedges talks to journalist Matt Taibbi about the killing of Eric Garner, the criminalization of poverty, and institutional racism. Taibbi’s book is titled I Can’t Breathe – A Killing on Bay Street.

From the archives:

The Openly Plutocratic Domination of U.S. Politics by Paul Street

Chris Hedges: Digital Monitoring Of The Poor

Chris Hedges: Mass Incarceration is a Form of Social Control and the Police Function as Predators in Impoverished Communities

Chris Hedges: No Discussion of Race Is Possible Without A Discussion of Capitalism and Class

Jeff Sessions’ Green Light To Police Violence by Brian Bean

Abby Martin: An Unparalleled Act of Police Terror

A Long Time For Killing by Michael Parenti

No Indictment For #NYC Cop Who Killed Eric Garner + Almost Impossible to Indict a Cop

Chris Hedges: No Ramifications For Police Who Murder + No Indictment For #Ferguson Cop Who Killed Michael Brown