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with Chris Hedges
RT America on Aug 29, 2020
On the show this week, Chris Hedges, in his second interview with Professor James W. Loewen, discusses public monuments and statues, who put them up and why, and what may replace them.
Loewen’s book: Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. His new book, a memoir, is: Up a Creek, with a Paddle: Tales of Canoeing and Life.
From the archives:
Chris Hedges: How Teaching History Is Too Often A Form Of Social Control, Part I
Chris Hedges: The Importance of Howard Zinn
Trump and Fox… Peddling Fake News for Military Coup + So It’s OK to Erase Soviet Statues, but Not Western Imperialist Ones? by Finian Cunningham
The Incomplete and Wonderful History of May Day + Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers
Uncle Sam was Born Lethal by Paul Street
How Debs Became A Socialist by Paul D’Amato
The Haymarket Riot: “It is a Subterranean Fire” by Elizabeth Schulte
Creative Anti-Nazism by David Swanson + Confederate Statues Come Down in Baltimore and Durham