Lovely spot by Chris Hedges from a book I read many years ago which, as far as I can tell, made nearly zero impression on me at the time. This quotes from Rorty’s Achieving Our Country: Many writers on socioeconomic policy have warned that the old industrialized democracies are heading into a Weimar-like period, one in […]
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This relates to the issues I was rambling about here. I’ve posted about Chris Hedges in the past. I’m a big fan of his work. He’s also a very interesting man.
This astonishing video shows the journalist Chris Hedges, invited to give a commencement address at Rockford College, instead being met with an astonishing hysteria because of the anti-war views expressed in his speech: The New York Times sacked him afterwards. The speaker wasn’t an antiwar student. It wasn’t an antiwar faculty member. It was New York […]
This interview with Chris Hedges is very good though extremely depressing. I found his critique of Obamacare from the left (in the first few minutes of the video) particularly interesting. I’ve also been struck by how interesting Hedges is as a person whenever I’ve heard him talk auto-biographically.