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 13, 2013, Source: Truthdig

Strap the criminal into the gurney. Plunge the needles into veins. Haul away the corpse. God Bless America!

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Truthdig

Lynne Stewart's "Crime?" Steadfastly fighting for justice in courts that have surrendered their independence to serve the security and surveillance state.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: Truthdig

These are the worst conditions for mass transit since the Depression.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2013, Source: Truthdig

There is a campaign to turn U.S. human rights organizations into propagandists for pre-emptive war and apologists for empire.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: Truthdig

And the rewards range from tenured professorships, to book contracts, television appearances, and generous lecture fees.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2013, Source: Truthdig

A good candidate would be Feb. 25, 2003, when MSNBC took Phil Donahue off the air because of his opposition to the calls for war in Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2013, Source: Truthdig

Until we slay the beast of corporate capitalism, our prison industry and the horror it perpetuates will only expand.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: Truthdig

Nick Turse's Vietnam War book, 'Kill Anything That Moves,' shows how the trauma that plagues most veterans is tied to the horrors they inflicted.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: Truthdig

Tomas Young is the face of war they do not want you to see.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2013, Source: Truthdig

If the corporate state is handed the tools to use deadly force to criminalize dissent, then our decline will be one of repression, blood and suffering.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Scary moves by the Government in the name of 'fighting terrorism."

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: Truthdig

As Southern whites sink into economic despair, more and more are retreating into a fictional past.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2013, Source: Truthdig

The technical and scientific forces that created a life of unparalleled luxury—as well as unrivaled military and economic power—for the industrial elites are the forces that now doom us.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2013, Source: Truthdig

The FBI's surveillance of Occupy is an explicit warning by the security services to all who consider dissent.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2012, Source: Truthdig

In America, when reality is distasteful we ignore it.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012, Source: Truthdig

"A Hologram for the King" explores the horrendous toll that ruthless capitalism takes on self-esteem, on family, on health, on community and finally on the nation itself.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: TomDispatch

In a new book Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco explore the poorest pockets of the United States. In West Virginia they found communities ravaged by drugs.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2012, Source: Truthdig

There are now many thousands of clandestine operatives, nearly all of them armed and equipped with a license to kidnap, torture and kill, working overseas or domestically with little or no oversight and virtually no transparency.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2012, Source: Truthdig

Four years of college has been turned into a mindless quest for collective euphoria and athletic dominance.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: Truthdig

The greatest crimes of human history are made possible by people with the blandest occupations.