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Rise Up Times Post Summary
$778 BILLION Military Budget Approved (military madness); Hedges and Brown: Inverted Totalitarianism, Nature of Neoliberalism; Code Pink: Cost of War at Home; Nader: Corporate Crimes in Corporate State; COP26 Fails, and more…
Chris Hedges: Sheldon Wolin on Inverted Totalitarianism, with Wendy Brown
[Wolin] argued that America’s system of inverted totalitarianism is different from classical forms of totalitarianism. It finds its expression in the faceless anonymity of the corporate state.
Chris Hedges: Julian Assange and the Collapse of the Rule of Law
“Lliving in truth in a despotic system is the supreme act of defiance. This truth terrifies those in power.”
Civil Disobedience Now! Chris Hedges: Avoid annihilation via fearless nonviolent civil-disobedience.
“Rise of virulent proto-fascist movement which is hardly limited to the United States.”
The Coming Collapse by Chris Hedges
Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.
Chris Hedges | Democracy in America Is a Useful Fiction
The fiction of democracy remains useful, not only for corporations, but for our bankrupt liberal class. If the fiction is seriously challenged, liberals will be forced to consider actual resistance, which will be neither pleasant nor easy.
Chris Hedges: The Imperative of Revolt
The endless election cycles, he said, are an example of politics without politics, driven not by substantive issues but manufactured political personalities and opinion polls. There is no national institution in the United States “that can be described as democratic,” [Wolin] said. Protesters chant as they are arrested at the intersection of Wall Street and […]
Chris Hedges: Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America
The people in Gaza deserve to be free. So do we. But do not look to our political mandarins for help, or expect anything but vaudevillian smoke and mirrors from the billions poured into our campaign circus. Look within. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com September 14, 2014 A Palestinian stands in the rubble of destroyed […]
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Discuss American Fascism
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Discuss American Fascism LISTEN NOW The two celebrated journalists discuss the collapse of vital institutions and the rise of demagogues and charlatans in post-meltdown America. 10/11/13 Free View In iTunes A truthdig.com Podcast Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on […]
Video> How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat> A Conversation with Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges
How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig Monday 30 January 2012 TruthOut Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen) “We’ve undergone a corporate coup d’etat in slow motion. And it’s […]