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Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, former Middle East bureau chief for the New York Times, is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author, with Laila Al-Arian, of Collateral Damage and an earlier book, American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (Free Press).


News and Features

Corporate totalitarianism is spreading rapidly, and it’s not just Assange or Manning they want. It is all who dare to defy the official narrative.

The hollowing out of America, up close and personal.

Camden, New Jersey, stands as a warning of what huge pockets of America could turn into.

Time and age have not blunted his fierce critique of American empire and his radical interpretation of the Gospels.

With House Resolution 888, the religious right seeks to rewrite American history, turning the founding fathers from deists to Christian fundamentalists.

I will not pay my income tax if we go to war with Iran. Neither should you.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and our readers exchange views on "The Hidden War: Iraq Veterans Bear Witness" with authors Chris Hedges and Laila Al-Arian.

In a special investigation of the impact of the war on Iraqi civilians, interviews with fifty combat veterans reveals disturbing patterns of behavior by US troops in Iraq--brutal acts that often go unreported and almost always go unpunished.

The flap over Jimmy Carter's new book underscores that the Israel lobby in the United States exists to serve only the interests of the Israeli right wing.

Canada's new conservative prime minister is forging ties with US conservatives and evangelicals as Canada moves toward an Americanized Christian state.