On contact

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ‘Insane Clown President’ with Matt Taibbi
    ‘Insane Clown President’ with Matt Taibbi
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges examines the spectacle of the 2016 presidential election and the system that created President Donald Trump with Matt Taibbi, author of Insane Clown President. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil...
  • The power of political cartoons with Mr. Fish
    The power of political cartoons with Mr. Fish
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the influence of editorial cartoons and the plight of the artists who make them with political cartoonist Dwayne Booth, also known as Mr. Fish. RT correspondent Anya Parampil...
  • The American Empire with Allan Nairn
    The American Empire with Allan Nairn
    Chris Hedges examines the future of the American empire under the Trump Administration with investigative journalist Allan Nairn. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the global reach of the American military.
  • President Obama’s legacy with Glen Ford
    President Obama’s legacy with Glen Ford
    Chris Hedges looks back on President Barack Obama’s legacy with Glen Ford, Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report. They examine Obama’s role in boosting the war industry, serving corporate interests, and depleting the privacy rights...
  • Real purpose of the intelligence report on Russian hacking with Abby Martin and Ben Norton
    Real purpose of the intelligence report on Russian hacking with Abby Martin and Ben Norton
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by journalists Abby Martin and Ben Norton to discuss the declassified US intelligence report on Russia’s alleged “influence campaign” on the US presidential...