The following is an excerpt from the new book Unspeakable: Chris Hedges on the Most Forbidden Topics in America, by Chris Hedges in conversation with the founder and former editor in chief of Salon, David Talbot, published here with permission from Hot Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing.
The following is an adapted excerpt from Alexander Zaitchik's new book, The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America, published here with permission from Skyhorse/Hot Books. The Gilded Rage is the chronicle of Zaitchik's listening tour, inspired by Studs Terkel, through the Rust Belt, Appalachia, and along the Mexican Border. The result is an often surprising collection of voices of Trump supporters that Zaitchik met as he followed the 2016 primary calendar. The below section profiles a West Virginia Trump supporter named Ed Wiley, a former miner who in recent years has emerged as one of the state's leading (and most unlikely) anti-coal activists.
The CIA's Cozy Relationship With Hollywood: Even Liberals Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Are Part of the Game
The following is an adapted excerpt from Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood by Nick Schou, published with permission from Hot Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing.
College Campuses Have Become Hunting Grounds for Sexual Assault - Why Are Some Professors Enabling This?
Editor's Note: The Hunting Ground is a documentary calling out colleges such as Harvard Law for ignoring sexual assault on campus. After it was released, Harvard Law professors were outraged. But the new book by the documentary makers argues that college campuses often support the perpetrators rather than the victims of sexual assault.