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

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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.

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Chris Hedges: #OWS was a Tactic; It’s Not Over

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with Chris Hedges

wearechange on Sep 17, 2013

Chris Hedges on the 2 year anniversary of occupy Wall Street.

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Chris Hedges: As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in Corporate Media, Part 6

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 21, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 24, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says an effective movement that defies power will have to be disciplined and articulate what a vision of socialism might look like. Continue reading

Locking Out the Voices of Dissent by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Truthdig
July 15, 2013

#D17 Protest and My Arrest

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NEW YORK—The security and surveillance state, after crushing the Occupy movement and eradicating its encampments, has mounted a relentless and largely clandestine campaign to deny public space to any group or movement that might spawn another popular uprising. The legal system has been grotesquely deformed in most cities to, in essence, shut public space to protesters, eradicating our right to free speech and peaceful assembly. The goal of the corporate state is to criminalize democratic, popular dissent before there is another popular eruption. Continue reading

The Last Possible Refuge by Tristan A. Shaw

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by Tristan A. Shaw
Writer, Dandelion Salad
British Columbia, Canada
March 8, 2013

Wealth and power is the single greatest force that will lead to our species annihilation. It seems there is little historical antidote to the pathology of this class power. When a plutocracy grows into a rapacious system of exploitation, environmental destruction closely follows. Almost every past civilization has fallen in this manner, and we are not exempt.

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Occupy: Year In Review

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Occupy: Year In Review

BlazingKats·Dec 27, 2012

OWS Week has been covering the Occupy movement and its efforts since 2011. With 99ers’ struggle for justice and economic parity well into its second year, we have decided to look back in the year-end episode at one of the most eventful periods in U.S. contemporary history. With the popular struggle set to continue, we wish all activists success in their endeavor to prove that another world is possible.

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The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal “Counterterrorism” Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days

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democracynow·Dec 27, 2012

DemocracyNow.org – Once-secret documents reveal the FBI monitored Occupy Wall Street from its earliest days and treated the nonviolent movement as a potential terrorist threat. Internal government records show Occupy was treated as a potential threat when organizing first began in August of 2011.

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Fast Food Workers Strike, Occupy the Hood Rally + Sen. Gretchen Whitmer Speaks Out Against Right to Work Legislation

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Workers Of The World Unite!

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PressTVGlobalNews, Dec 7, 2012

Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered in the heart of New York City’s Time Square to demand higher wages and denounce harsh working conditions without benefits.
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Noam Chomsky: Activism, OWS, 2012 Election and Labor

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with Noam Chomsky

Sep 27, 2012 by matthewmattmatt

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Professor Noam Chomsky discusses activism, the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, how activists and progressives should approach the 2012 election, and more on the Matthew Filipowicz Show.

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Caleb Maupin: The Anti-Capitalists Are Here + Larry Holmes: OWS and The Capitalist Crisis

Occupy Wall Street Day 20

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Sep 30, 2012 by wwpvideo

Caleb Maupin, Workers World Party Youth Organizer, speaks on the political impact of Occupy Wall Street. His remarks were made at a Workers World Party forum in September of 2012.

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Chris Hedges: OWS – The Ruling Elite Is Nervous + Violent and Mass Arrests by NYPD

with Chris Hedges
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September 15, 2012

Occupy Wall Street S15

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Sep 17, 2012 by

Today protesters are gathering in downtown Manhattan to mark the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street movement which kicked out a year ago in Zuccotti Park. RT’s Marina Portnaya is speaking with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Christopher Hedges about the impact of the OWS movement and its future.

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NYPD Makes Violent Arrests At OWS Birthday March

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Sep 15, 2012 by

Sep. 15, 2012: At about 6pm, a march comprising several hundred protesters left Washington Square Park heading south on Broadway to Zuccotti Park (Liberty Square). Along Broadway on at least two instances NYPD officers lunged into the crowd grabbing and arresting protesters, some seemingly targeted, others just caught in the shuffle. Near the beginning of this video, a “white shirt” NYPD officer is seen slamming a protester to the ground and seemingly throwing a few punches at this person.

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Chatting with Chomsky — The Occupy Movement by Sebastian Meyer + Chomsky: Obama is Worse

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An interview with Noam Chomsky

by Sebastian Meyer
inthesetimes.com
August 14, 2012

 Madondo's Occupy Ottawa Experience 2

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The social movement of the day camps at public spaces and calls itself Occupy. You’ve called it the first major popular response to 30 years of class war in the United States. What do you think has Occupy achieved so far?

It achieved a lot, in two aspects. It very significantly affected public sensibility and public discourse. The imagery of the one percent versus the 99 percent, that’s spread over right through the mainstream, that’s now standard discourse. And that’s not insignificant. It brings to public attention the massive inequality and the striking maldistribution of power. Continue reading

American Autumn: an Occudoc (In Other Words: F*ck You, Gordon Gekko!)

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Occupy Wall Street October 1st

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Jun 27, 2012 by

more at Occudoc.org

written, directed & produced by Dennis Trainor, Jr

Associate producer, co-editor, graphics & titles, AJ Russo: vimeo.com/ajrusso

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