Stories by Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, writes a regular column for Truthdig every Monday. Hedges' most recent book is "Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt."  subscribe to Chris Hedges's feed

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: Truthdig

What ancient Rome can teach us about the Trump administration.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017, Source: Truthdig

The United States consumes 80 percent of opioids used worldwide.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017, Source: Truthdig

Steve Bannon's fascist yearnings are the cornerstone of Trump's immigration policy.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Viewers and readers can no longer distinguish between truth and fiction.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2016, Source: Hot Books

The Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist tells how he saw firsthand "how the elites and the children of the elites treated those 'beneath them.'"

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: Truthdig

This isn't Che Guevara territory anymore.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Education is indoctrination.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The United States needs to answer for its own human rights violations.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

Chris Hedges investigates the ways in which a radical city councilman and a civil rights attorney counteract the takeover of Salinas, CA by a multi-million dollar industry.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The religious institutions that thrive preach the perverted prosperity gospel, the message that magic Jesus will make you rich.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Being poor has become a crime. And this makes mass incarceration the most pressing civil rights issue of our era.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The reality of empire rarely reaches the American public.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The longer fantasy is substituted for reality, the faster we sleepwalk toward oblivion.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The mounting attacks on Muslims, which will become a contagion when there is another catastrophic terrorist attack, are only the beginning.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The breakdown of the planet, many predict, will be nonlinear, meaning that various systems that sustain life will disintegrate simultaneously.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2015, Source: Truthdig

It's worse than any of us feared.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2015, Source: Truthdig

Millions of brilliant Americans have been set up from birth to be put behind bars. Boris Franklin was one of them, and his words dramatically trace a powerful system that destroys lives.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2015, Source: Truthdig

No discussion of race is possible without a discussion about our economic system.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2015, Source: Truthdig

What has mindless entertainment and propaganda done to us?

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The resistance movement against US prisons continues to grow.