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Chris Hedges: Bless the Traitors

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — Daniel Hale, an active-duty Air Force intelligence analyst, stood in the Occupy encampment in Zuccotti Park in October 2011 in his military uniform. He held up a sign that read...

Hedges: Kucinich Memoir Is a Moving Account of a Battle Against Corporate Power

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — “The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written...

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange and the Collapse of the Rule of Law

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice.This why we are here tonight.  Yes, all of us who know and admire...

Chris Hedges: “Dying for an iPhone”

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — Revolution.  The working class is increasingly bereft of rights, blocked from forming unions, paid starvation wages, subject to wage theft, under constant surveillance, fired for minor infractions, exposed to dangerous...

Chris Hedges, Alan MacLeod on Media Bias and the Christian Right’s Obsession with Israel

Images from the Israeli onslaught against Palestine have dominated both news broadcasts and social media as the world expresses its outrage over the bombing of civilian targets. While the latest violence was triggered by...

Chris Hedges: Israel, the Big Lie

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Nearly all the words and phrases used by the Democrats, Republicans and the talking heads on the media to describe the unrest inside Israel and the heaviest Israeli assault against the...

Chris Hedges: The Unraveling of the American Empire

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — America’s defeat in Afghanistan is one in a string of catastrophic military blunders that herald the death of the American empire. With the exception of the first Gulf War, fought largely by...

Chris Hedges: The Evil Within Us

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Robert Aaron Long, 21, charged with murdering eight victims, six of whom were Asian women, at three Atlanta-area massage parlors, told police that he carried out the killings to eliminate the temptations...

Chris Hedges: The Age of Social Murder

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The two million deaths that have resulted from the ruling elite’s mishandling of the global pandemic will be dwarfed by what is to follow. The global catastrophe that awaits us, already...

Chris Hedges: Cancel Culture, Where Liberalism Goes to Die

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The Rev. Will Campbell was forced out of his position as director of religious life at the University of Mississippi in 1956 because of his calls for integration.  He escorted Black children...