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: Jun 22, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The resistance movement against US prisons continues to grow.

Posted on: May 27, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The ridiculous positivism, the belief that we are headed toward some glorious future, defies reality.

Posted on: May 26, 2015, Source: Nation Books

This may help to explain why so little of it has been used against state authority.

Posted on: May 11, 2015, Source: Truthdig

Freedom demands the destruction of the security and surveillance organs and the disempowering of informants.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2015, Source: Truthdig

P. Sainath's reporting of the truth is subversive journalism that challenges the status quo.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: Truthdig

$200 million in box office receipts is a measure of how messed up this country is.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: Truthdig

The wages paid to prisoners for labor inside prisons have declined over the past three decades.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Mass acts of civil disobedience, now being carried out across the country, are the only mechanism left.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: Truthdig

The technical and scientific forces that created a life of luxury for the industrial elites are now the ones that doom us.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: Truthdig

"We have only a few years left to make radical changes to rescue ourselves from an ecological meltdown."

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: Truthdig

'Kill the Messenger' reveals the media's subservience to power.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: Truthdig

War and national security are used to justify the surrender of citizenship, the crushing of dissent and expanding the powers of the state.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Understanding the subtle ways democracy has been undermined in the US.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: Truthdig

The people of Gaza are impoverished and powerless -- just like the poor people of color in this country whose bodies enrich the prison-industrial complex.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Peace in the area will come when we force the powerful to end the blockade of Gaza.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: Truthdig

The Big Lie says Israelis are civilized and humane, and their Palestinian opponents are inhuman monsters.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Amid the dire crisis in Gaza, the failure of the international community to respond has left the Palestinians with no choice.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: The Real News Network

It's an uphill climb for the campaign finance reform activist.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: The Real News Network

A fascinating, wide-ranging interview on major issues facing the public.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Truthdig

The religious reverie—repeated in sports arenas—is used to justify our bloated war budget and endless wars.