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Mueller Report Ends a Shameful Period for the Press

By Chris Hedges Source: Truthdig The Mueller report’s categorical statement that Donald Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russia ends one of the most shameful periods in modern American journalism, one that rivals the mindless cheerleading for the … Continue reading

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Governments and corporations escalate Internet censorship and attacks on free speech

By Andre Damon Source: WSWS.org The year 2018 has opened with an international campaign to censor the Internet. Throughout the world, technology giants are responding to the political demands of governments by cracking down on freedom of speech, which is … Continue reading

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The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy

By Michael Hudson and Chris Hedges Source: CounterPunch CHRIS HEDGES: We’re going to be discussing a great Ponzi scheme that not only defines not only the U.S. but the global economy, how we got there and where we’re going. And with me … Continue reading

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Welcome to 1984

By Chris Hedges Source: truthdig The artifice of corporate totalitarianism has been exposed. The citizens, disgusted by the lies and manipulation, have turned on the political establishment. But the game is not over. Corporate power has within its arsenal potent … Continue reading

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America’s Mania for Positive Thinking and Denial of Reality Will Be Our Downfall

The ridiculous positivism, the belief that we are headed toward some glorious future, defies reality. By Chris Hedges Source: Alternet The naive belief that history is linear, that moral progress accompanies technical progress, is a form of collective self-delusion. It … Continue reading

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Malcolm X Was Right About America

(Editors note: Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of Malcolm X. The venerated activist would surely have approved of Hedges’ radical appraisal of his philosophy and principles.) By Chris Hedges Source: Axis of Logic Malcolm X, unlike Martin … Continue reading

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The System: Deserving Contempt, Resistance and Undermining

By Rob Kall Source: OpEdNews.com Let’s face it, the system is pathologically broken, designed to hurt and exploit the middle class. it is contemptible. The courts are contemptible, the Judges are contemptible, the politicians– almost all of them– are contemptible, … Continue reading

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The Last Gasp of American Democracy

Chris Hedges’ regular columns for Truthdig.com are consistently informative and provocative, but his latest piece offers a particularly critical analysis of the current political moment in the United States. In the following excerpt he ruminates on a number of recent … Continue reading

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