Chris Hedges: Political Passivity + Costas Lapavitsas: Transforming Capital


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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

Citizens Connect on Oct 22, 2016

Linking existential anxiety to naive optimism and political passivity, Chris Hedges urges us to confront reality in order to escape illusion.

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Chris Hedges: Wages of Rebellion

"joyful REBELLION"

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

PeaceActionMaine on Jun 19, 2014

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Chris Hedges: The Psychosis of Permanent War “Effectively Gets the Masses To Call For Their Own Enslavement”

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

by Michael Welch
Global Research
December 27, 2013

On this, the holiday edition of the Global Research News Hour, we present a talk by Chris Hedges.


He is also the best-selling author of several books including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, Continue reading

Dear Alex by Daniel N. White

by Daniel N. White
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
June 17, 2012

Occupy Wall Street

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I am delighted that your recent editorial takes to task the nonsense of education, particularly higher education, as a panacea for what ails us here in the US in regards to a better economic future for all of us.

I have never thought that the push for more college spending and putting more people in college was ever an honest social policy prescription. The people behind it had too much of an economic stake in the policy for me to ever take it seriously.

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Chris Hedges: The Myth of Human Progress


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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 24, 2011

The Leonard Lopate Show

Former New York Times foreign correspondent Chris Hedges tells us what he calls “the myth of human progress” and looks at the underlying causes of global conflict.

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