Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer: Gorbachev, Russia and Ukraine

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

Katie Halper on Sep 1, 2022

Journalists Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer discuss Mikhail Gorbachev, his life, his role in the end of the Cold War and his legacy today. How does he relate to Vladimir Putin, the state of Russia today and the war in Ukraine.

Plus Hedges discusses his latest piece “Ukraine and the Politics of Permanent War.”

00:00 Intro
03:55 Gorbachev’s role in the fall of the Soviet Union
17:35 Gorbachev and Putin’s relationship with NATO
25:19 Where is the case for diplomacy in the Russia/Ukraine conflict?
34:36 The Democratic party is not the lesser of two evils
45:41 The U.S.’s need to homogenize the rest of the world
51:33 How Neo-Liberalism snuck it’s way into eastern Europe
1:02:12 Who is Daniel Hale and what happened to him?
1:09:03 Brad’s Roger Waters Report

From the archives:

The Chris Hedges Report: How the Western Press Has Become a Propaganda Tool of the War Industry and Ukrainian Government

Bruce Gagnon: What Could Trigger Nuclear War with Russia and China?

Roger Waters: War, Peace, and Music, with David Swanson and Todd Pierce

John Pilger: This is a War of Propaganda

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, George Galloway, et al: If Wars Can Be Started By Lies, Peace Can Be Started By Truth

Chris Hedges and Jesselyn Radack: Whistleblower Daniel Hale

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