Chris Hedges: The Fictitious Ideas of Empire and Western Civilization

Chris Hedges: Legacy of Empire

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Aug 18, 2021

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the importance of the scholar Edward Said with Professor Hamid Dabashi. Dabashi is the professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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“We Need Dissent From the Dubious Thesis That Military Power Alone Can Change the Map of the World” by Gaither Stewart

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by Gaither Stewart
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rome, Italy
March 16, 2016

Edward Said wrote a new preface for the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of his classic book, Orientalism, originally published in the USA by Random House in 1978. In the following pages I have quoted some of the author’s major thoughts and added my own ideas about Said’s preface written in 2003 for the last Vintage Books edition of his magnificent work.

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Noam Chomsky – 7th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture: Unpeople

Noam Chomsky

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Speech delivered Nov. 5, 2011

on Nov 24, 2011

The ESML is AFOPA’s showpiece event. This year’s guest speaker, Noam Chomsky, is a world renowned linguist, philosopher, and human rights activist.

The Edward Said Memorial Lecutre organisers, the University of Adelaide and the Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA), celebrate Chomsky’s recognition as a recipient of the 2011 Sydney Peace Prize.

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