Articles tagged chris hedges

‘The World As It Is’ Creates Its Own Mythology

Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer prize winning former journalist for the New York Times, abandons journalistic decorum to sell books.

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Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges

This rests too heavily on the work of other great writers, doesn't bring enough to the party to justify its invitation, and doesn't earn the weight of its self-important subtitle.

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31 Jul 2009 // 4:12 AM

Real power in America doesn’t reside in citizens, or the government, but in corporations. So argues Chris Hedges in his new book, “Empire of

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Dispatches from the Religious Left by Frederick Clarkson (ed)

Losing the religious element in the discussions limits the power of this practical introduction to the affairs of the Religious Left.

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9 Jul 2007 // 10:59 PM

God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens

Atheist polemic refuses to engage authentic religion.

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The Rise of Christian Fascism and Its Threat to American Democracy

We must attend to growing social and economic inequities in order to stop the most dangerous mass movement in American history -- or face a future of fascism under the guise of Christian values.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Radical Christian Right Is Built on Suburban Despair

Millions of Americans live trapped in soulless exurbs which lack any kind of community, leaving them feeling isolated and vulnerable. Without alternatives for their social despair, they flock to demagogues promising revenge and a mythical utopia.

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