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On contact

  • On Contact: Race and America's long war
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses America's inner and outer wars and its nexus with capitalism and empire with Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University Nikhil Pal Singh. The internal violence in the United...
    Feb 27, 2022 10:36
  • 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: Race and America's long war
    On Contact: Race and America's long war
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses America's inner and outer wars and its nexus with capitalism and empire with Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University Nikhil Pal Singh. The internal violence in the United...
    Feb 27, 2022 10:36
  • On Contact: George Washington and the legacy of white supremacy
    On Contact: George Washington and the legacy of white supremacy
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses George Washington, the fallible human being and one of the principal architects of the United States, with author Nathaniel Philbrick. As America fractures into ideologically hostile camps, it colors how we...
    Feb 25, 2022 09:09
  • On Contact: Oppenheimer & the bomb culture
    On Contact: Oppenheimer & the bomb culture
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses J. Robert Oppenheimer and the making of the bomb with author Kai Bird. J. Robert Oppenheimer, “the father of the atomic bomb,” was by the end of World War II one of the most celebrated men in America....
    Feb 20, 2022 06:10
  • On Contact: John Brown, abolitionist
    On Contact: John Brown, abolitionist
    Chris Hedges discusses the novel ‘Cloudsplitter’ and John Brown with author Russell Banks. The painter Jacob Lawrence, in his 22-piece series ‘The Legend of John Brown’, first exhibited in 1941, chronicles in each of his...
    Feb 18, 2022 06:21
  • On Contact: Richard Wolff & the precarious state of the US economy
    On Contact: Richard Wolff & the precarious state of the US economy
    Chris Hedges interviews economist Richard Wolff on the precarious state of the US economy and its consequences A bipartisan group of senators are crafting legislation to impose sweeping sanctions on Russia if it engages in what they consider hostile...
    Feb 13, 2022 08:17
  • On Contact: Veganism & mass incarceration
    On Contact: Veganism & mass incarceration
    Chris Hedges discusses veganism and mass incarceration with educator and poet Gretchen Primack. The poet Gretchen Primack has for many years taught in the American prison system. Her book ‘Visiting Days’ gives words to the suffering and...
    Feb 11, 2022 06:24
  • On Contact: The gig economy
    On Contact: The gig economy
    Chris Hedges discusses the gig economy with Louis Hyman, professor of economic history at Cornell University. After the end of World War II, two generations of workers in the United States were blessed with a period of unprecedented prosperity....
    Feb 6, 2022 06:45
  • On Contact: Ulysses at 100
    On Contact: Ulysses at 100
    Chris Hedges discuss James Joyce’s Ulysses with Professor Sam Slote on the centennial of its publication. One hundred years ago this week, Sylvia Beach, who ran the bookstore Shakespeare and Company on 12 rue de l’Odéon in Paris,...
    Feb 4, 2022 06:18
  • On Contact: Framing Leonard Peltier
    On Contact: Framing Leonard Peltier
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the Leonard Peltier case with Kevin Sharp, a former federal judge, and one of Peltier’s lawyers. Leonard Peltier, a leader in the American Indian Movement, now 78 years old, is America’s longest...
    Jan 30, 2022 06:26
  • On Contact: Assange can appeal UK Supreme Court
    On Contact: Assange can appeal UK Supreme Court
    Chris Hedges discusses the implications of the latest British High Court of England and Wales ruling and its implications for Julian Assange’s case with documentary filmmaker and journalist John Pilger. The British High Court of England and...
    Jan 26, 2022 07:13