Chris Hedges: Ramifications For Press Freedom In Julian Assange Extradition

Julian Assange US Extradition Hearing: It Raises Massive Concerns About Free Speech

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RT America on Jun 27, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the extradition hearing of Julian Assange with lawyer, author and professor, Marjorie Cohn.

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Chris Hedges: Change Doesn’t Come Through Voting—Change Always Comes From The Streets

BLM March, Springfield, Oregon

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acttv on Jun 16, 2020

Julianna welcomes back Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, Chris Hedges, to discuss how as lawmakers and activists are working together to make real changes in policing that are worth celebrating, it is important to name the statements that are opportunistic and performative, like police officers taking a knee with protesters before proceeding to pepper spray them. Chris talks about why these faux actions are so insidious.

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Chris Hedges and Jeff Gibbs: Criticism and Censorship of Michael Moore’s Film “Planet of the Humans”

No Profit on a dead planet - Melbourne climate march for our future - #stopAdani - IMG_3792

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RT America on Jun 20, 2020

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the criticism and censorship surrounding Michael Moore’s film “Planet of the Humans,” with director, Jeff Gibbs.

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Chris Hedges: This is a Class and a Generational Revolt

DEFUND THE POLICE, FUND THE PEOPLE RALLY

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RT America on Jun 18, 2020

The US “War on Drugs” has ramped up in the Caribbean Sea, with the United States targeting alleged cocaine trafficking into the United States. Meanwhile, the United Nations reports the amount of land being used to grow the coca plant has decreased in Colombia. RT America’s John Huddy reports. Then Chris Hedges, host of “On Contact,” breaks down the “War on Drugs,” and comments on the recent US uprisings against police brutality and capitalism.

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Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: Analysis of the George Floyd Protests

Defund the Police

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RT America on Jun 13, 2020

On the show today, Chris Hedges discusses the George Floyd protests, erupting in over 140 American cities, with Glen Ford, executive editor, Black Agenda Report.

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Chris Hedges: Cops Are The Primary Source Of Social Control + The Censorship Has Been Cheered On By The Left

June 3, 2020 - Washington DC Protests

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“You have this completely clueless, out of touch elite amassing more and more power and making decisions that are deeply destructive to the state but ultimately I think self-destructive. So I don’t see them stopping, I don’t see them responding in a rational way and I think that the country is headed for some very serious unrest.” — Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges: Fake President: Decoding Trump’s Gaslighting, Corruption, and General Bullshit

Donald Trump

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RT America on Jun 6, 2020

On the show, Chris Hedges talks to Mark Green, former New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner and Public Advocate, about the “permanent lie” used by US President Donald Trump to cancel out reality.

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Chris Hedges: The Capitalist Class Wants To Keep The Working Class In A State Of Constant Distress

Black Lives Matter Protest, Seattle WA

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“The longer the ruling elites refuse to address the root causes behind these protests, the more they loot the treasury to enrich themselves and their fellow oligarchs, the more they engage in futile and absurd efforts to deflect blame, the more unrest will spread. The last desperate resort by the oligarchs to save themselves will be to stoke the fires of racialized violence between disenfranchised whites and disenfranchised people of color.” — Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges: The Real Looting of America

DC George Floyd Protest (I)

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“But I can tell you that the ruling elites, given what they’re doing in Washington and their utter refusal to respond in a rational way to what’s happening to larger and larger numbers within the citizenry, are playing with fire and playing with their own destruction.” — Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges: How the Covid-19 Pandemic has Exposed the Weakness of American Society

Pandemic

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RT America on May 30, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, and accelerated the decline of the American Empire.

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Chris Hedges: The Prospect and Need For Ecosocialism

Ende Gelände: Day 1 - Climate activists shut down one of Europe's largest opencast lignite mines

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RT America on May 23, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to writer, teacher and activist Victor Wallis about the prospect and need for Ecosocialism.

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Chris Hedges: The Student Uprising in Paris in May 1968

Chris Hedges: The Student Uprising in Paris in May 1968

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RT America on May 16, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author and translator, Mitch Abidor about the student uprising in Paris in May 1968.

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Chris Hedges Interviews Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for President

Chris Hedges Interviews Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for President

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Howie Hawkins on May 13, 2020

Pultizer Prize winning journalist and public intellectual, Chris Hedges, will be talking to Howie Hawkins about the political landscape in 2020, “lesser evilism” and more.

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Chris Hedges and Matthew Hoh: The High Rate of Suicide Among Veterans

The Intensity of PTSD

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RT America on May 9, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Matthew Hoh, former U.S. Marine Company Commander, about the high rates of veteran suicides. Hoh served two tours in Iraq as a Marine and with the State Department. He resigned his position as a State Department political officer in Afghanistan in 2009 in protest over the Obama Administration’s escalation of the war.

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

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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.

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