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On contact

  • On Contact: Outlier – Jimmy Carter
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the legacy of the Carter administration with his biographer, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Kai Bird. Jimmy Carter, America’s 39th president, who served one term from 1977 to 1981 before being defeated by...
    Jan 16, 2022 06:22
  • 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.
  • On Contact: Outlier – Jimmy Carter
    On Contact: Outlier – Jimmy Carter
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the legacy of the Carter administration with his biographer, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Kai Bird. Jimmy Carter, America’s 39th president, who served one term from 1977 to 1981 before being defeated by...
    Jan 16, 2022 06:22
  • On Contact: ‘Foregone’ – the power of fiction
    On Contact: ‘Foregone’ – the power of fiction
    Russell Banks in books such as ‘Continental Drift’, ‘Affliction’ and ‘The Sweet Hereafter’ has long chronicled the struggles and inner torment that come with being a member of our dispossessed working class. In...
    Jan 14, 2022 05:47
  • On Contact: Climate fortresses
    On Contact: Climate fortresses
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the building of climate fortresses with the author and journalist, Todd Miller. Industrialized nations, among them the world’s largest polluters, are compounding one human-made crisis with another one....
    Jan 9, 2022 06:48
  • On Contact: Islamophobia, race & global politics
    On Contact: Islamophobia, race & global politics
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the nature of Islamophobia with the author and professor, Nazia Kazi. Islamophobia is not defined solely as anti-Muslim sentiment. It is not limited to hate speech and hate crimes, racial stereotypes, or...
    Jan 7, 2022 07:08
  • On Contact: Trauma & Transformation in an American Prison, Part 2
    On Contact: Trauma & Transformation in an American Prison, Part 2
    In the second of a two-part interview, journalist Hugh Hamilton discusses with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges the role of race and poverty in mass incarceration, as chronicled in Hedges’ new book, ‘Our Class:...
    Jan 2, 2022 07:06
  • On Contact: Slow-motion execution of Julian Assange
    On Contact: Slow-motion execution of Julian Assange
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the torture of Julian Assange with his father, John Shipton. Julian Assange committed the empire’s greatest sin – he exposed it as a criminal enterprise. He documented its lies, callous disregard for...
    Dec 26, 2021 06:16
  • On Contact: SDS, the weather underground & political violence
    On Contact: SDS, the weather underground & political violence
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses political violence with Mark Rudd, author, and former leader of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). The Weather Underground, a clandestine revolutionary organization that carried out a wave of bombings in the...
    Dec 24, 2021 07:52
  • On Contact: The persecution of Julian Assange
    On Contact: The persecution of Julian Assange
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses ‘The Trial of Julian Assange,’ a new book by Nils Melzer, UN special rapporteur on torture. In July 2010, WikiLeaks published ‘Cablegate,’ one of the biggest leaks in the history of the US...
    Dec 19, 2021 06:04
  • On Contact: America’s War Machine
    On Contact: America’s War Machine
    Chris Hedges discusses with Andrew Cockburn his new book, ‘The Spoils of War – Power, Profit and the American War Machine’. Cockburn’s book lays bare the naked lust for profit that is behind America’s endless wars and...
    Dec 17, 2021 06:21
  • On Contact: Assange can be extradited, says court
    On Contact: Assange can be extradited, says court
    Chris Hedges and Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria discuss the British High Court ruling to allow the extradition of Julian Assange. On Friday, the British High Court in London overturned an earlier lower court decision blocking the...
    Dec 12, 2021 06:08
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