Chris Hedges: The Whole Consent Of The Governed Is A Joke + Hedges on Noam Chomsky Favouring Biden Over Trump

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

acTVism Munich on May 5, 2020

In this interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author Chris Hedges, we discuss his past work as a foreign correspondent with the New York Times and why he chose to quit. In addition, we compare Donald Trump and Joe Biden in the context of domestic and foreign policy with a focus on Europe. Lastly we explore the importance of economic policy solutions, activism and independent media in this day and age.

Clip from above video:

Chris Hedges on Noam Chomsky Favouring Biden Over Trump & Voting for Lesser of Two Evils

acTVism Munich on May 5, 2020

From the archives:

The Economic Collapse Is Going To Get A Lot Worse, by Rainer Shea

Chris Hedges: It’s the System of Corporate Power and That Is Not Going To Get Better Unless We Make War Against the System

Joe or No? by Jim Kavanagh

John Pilger, Stefania Maurizi and Charles Glass: Journalists Speak Out For Julian Assange

John Pilger: Can We Trust Our Governments In What They Say To Us About Coronavirus? No, We Can’t, Absolutely Not!

Chris Hedges: Americans Face A One-Choice Election—The Oligarchy

The Primary Is Being Rigged Against Bernie Sanders Again by Rainer Shea + What the Sanders Campaign Means for the US Socialist Movement

Chris Hedges and Paul Street: The Problem is Not Trump. It is a Political System Dominated by Corporate Power and The Mandarins of the Two Major Political Parties

The Talk before the Walk: Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein, Kshama Sawant, Chris Hedges, Brian Lehrer + Immortal Technique: Live for Revolution, Instead of Always Dying for It

6 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: The Whole Consent Of The Governed Is A Joke + Hedges on Noam Chomsky Favouring Biden Over Trump

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  4. What has made the two major parties increasingly evil is not the act of voting for the lesser evil one day every 4 years. Rather, it’s what people have done, or not done, in the other 1460 days in those 4 years.

    • By “people” do you mean the president, or other politicians?

      “If you don’t put pressures on the center of power, you just move irrevocably further and further to the right.” — Chris Hedges

      • By “people” I meant you and me and millions of others. We need to spread the truth about what is really going on. We need to wake and unite the 99%. And then we can overthrow the 1%. Not just “apply pressure” to them. This has gone on far too long.

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