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America: The Farewell Tour
by Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges’s profound and provocative examination of America in crisis is “an exceedingly…provocative book, certain to arouse controversy, but offering a point of view that needs to be heard” (Booklist), about how bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in a culture of sadism and hate.America, says Pulitzer...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Unspeakable
by Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges on the most taboo topics in America, with David Talbot. The War on Terror is a profitable crusade against convenient enemies. “Muslim rage” is an understandable response to US state terror. Rising oligarchy in America has made democracy a sham and turned the electoral process into an increasingly absurd circus. Police...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; Writing and Publishing
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
by Chris Hedges
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Calibri} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Pulitzer prize-winner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy and illusion above all else.We now live in two Americas. One--now the minority--functions in a print-based, literate...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sex & Erotica; Writing and Publishing
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He has seen children murdered for sport in Gaza and petty thugs elevated into war heroes in the Balkans. Hedges, who is also a former divinity student, has seen war at its worst and knows...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress
by Chris Hedges
Many liberals are disappointed with Barack Obama. Some talk of “betrayal,” while others are writing abject letters to the White House asking the president to come back to his “true self.” Chris Hedges, however, is a progressive who doesn't feel betrayed. “Obama was and is a brand,” he argues. “He is a product of the Chicago...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War On America
by Chris Hedges
Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other radio and televangelists first spoke of the United States becoming a Christian nation that would build a global Christian empire, it was hard to take such hyperbolic rhetoric seriously. Today, such language no longer sounds like hyperbole but poses, instead, a very real threat to our...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Religion & Spirituality
Death of the Liberal Class
by Chris Hedges
The liberal class plays a vital role in a democracy. It gives moral legitimacy to the state. It makes limited forms of dissent and incremental change possible. The liberal class posits itself as the conscience of the nation. It permits us, through its appeal to public virtues and the public good, to define ourselves as a good and noble...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Politics, History and Current Events
What Every Person Should Know About War
by Chris Hedges
Acclaimed New York Times journalist and author Chris Hedges offers a critical -- and fascinating -- lesson in the dangerous realities of our age: a stark look at the effects of war on combatants. Utterly lacking in rhetoric or dogma, this manual relies instead on bare fact, frank description, and a spare question-and-answer format....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America
by Chris Hedges
The 10 Commandments -- the laws given to Moses by God -- are beyond the scope of human law. They are rules meant to hold us together but, when dishonored, they lead to discord and violence. In this fierce, articulate narrative, Hedges, who graduated from seminary at Harvard Divinity School, looks through the lens of each commandment to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events; All Religion & Spirituality
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
by Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco
Named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon.com and the Washington Post Three years ago, Pulitzer Prize–winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones, those areas in America that have been offered up for exploitation in the name of profit, progress, and...
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When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists
by Chris Hedges
From the New York Times bestselling author of American Fascists and the NBCC finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning comes this timely and compelling work about new atheists: those who attack religion to advance the worst of global capitalism, intolerance and imperial projects. Chris Hedges, who graduated from...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality
Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians
by Chris Hedges
Collateral Damage brings together testimony from the largest number of on the record, named, combat veterans who reveal the disturbing, daily reality of war and occupation in Iraq. Through their eyes, we learn how the mechanics of war lead to the abuse and frequent killing of innocents. They describe convoys of vehicles roaring down...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
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