Chris Hedges the Real News 7 part series

Chris Hedges:



Urban Poverty in America Made Me Question Everything Published on Jul 16, 2013

Launching a new show “Reality Asserts Itself”, Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view – Pt 1 of 7



Journalism Should Be About Truth, Not Career Published on Jul 17, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges tells Paul Jay about his criticism of the Iraq War and the events that led to him leaving the New York Times Pt 2 of 7



We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance Published on Jul 18, 2013

In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us – Pt 3 of 7



Chris Hedges: “America is a Tinderbox” Published on Jul 19, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism – Pt. 4 of 7



The Liberal Elite has Betrayed the People They Claim to Defend Published on Jul 22, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says The Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed the very people that they purport to represent and defend. Pt. 5 of 7



As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in the Mainstream Published 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 Pt. 6 of 7



Chris Hedges Answers Questions from Viewers Published on Jul 24, 2013

On the final episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges answers questions like: “Do you believe the US or Israel will attack Iran?” and “Is there any hope for Bradley Manning?”



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