On contact

  • ‘Mourning Becomes Electra’ with Eunice Wong & David Herskovits
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses how playwright Eugene O’Neill shattered the American myth in his play Mourning Becomes Electra. Hedges is joined by his wife, Eunice Wong, who is playing Lavinia Mannon in...
  • On contact
    Author and social critic Chris Hedges hosts a weekly interview show called ‘On Contact,’ which will air “dissident voices” currently missing from the mainstream media. Hedges interviews the black sheep of the establishment, leading discussions that can’t be heard anywhere else.
  • ‘Mourning Becomes Electra’ with Eunice Wong & David Herskovits
    ‘Mourning Becomes Electra’ with Eunice Wong & David Herskovits
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses how playwright Eugene O’Neill shattered the American myth in his play Mourning Becomes Electra. Hedges is joined by his wife, Eunice Wong, who is playing Lavinia Mannon in...
  • The Uncivil War with Max Blumenthal & Ben Norton
    The Uncivil War with Max Blumenthal & Ben Norton
    Chris Hedges is joined by Max Blumenthal, author and senior editor of Alternet’s Grayzone Project, and Ben Norton, reporter for Alternet. Following the US missile attacks on a Syrian airbase in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack,...
  • The failing education system, with Nikhil Goyal
    The failing education system, with Nikhil Goyal
    Chris Hedges discusses how to salvage the American education system with Nikhil Goyal, author of Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice. Anya Parampil explores the regimentation of education spurred by the...
  • American Prophets with Albert Raboteau
    American Prophets with Albert Raboteau
    Chris Hedges is joined by Professor Albert Raboteau, author of American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals and Their Struggle for Social and Political Justice. They discuss the theological and ethical motivations of prophetic figures and their...
  • Casino capitalism with Natasha Dow Schüll
    Casino capitalism with Natasha Dow Schüll
    Chris Hedges discusses the ramifications of casino culture in America with Professor Natasha Dow Schüll, author of Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas. Anya Parampil examines how gambling has become our premier form of...
  • Birth of American Empire with Stephen Kinzer
    Birth of American Empire with Stephen Kinzer
    On this week’s On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the rise of American imperialism with Stephen Kinzer, author of The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. RT’s correspondent looks back to the...
  • Plight of the underclass with Linh Dinh
    Plight of the underclass with Linh Dinh
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by Linh Dinh, author of Postcards from the End of America. Dinh traveled across the US to give voice to those who have been disappeared by our corporate state. RT correspondent Anya...
  • Resistance in the Age of Trump
    Resistance in the Age of Trump
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses successful strategies for resistance in the age of Trump with activist and attorney, Kevin Zeese. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at how Republican lawmakers are attempting to...
  • Assault on the Arts
    Assault on the Arts
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the corporate state’s assault on the arts with theater director and writer JoAnne Akalaitis. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil examines calls to defund the National Endowment of...
  • Medicare for All with Dr. Margaret Flowers
    Medicare for All with Dr. Margaret Flowers
    Chris Hedges discusses how the dysfunctional US health care system can be fixed with Dr. Margaret Flowers, a pediatrician and leading advocate for a single-payer system. RT correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the soaring costs of health care.