On contact

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    Chris Hedges discusses the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement with Israeli human rights activist Miko Peled. They discuss the global campaign to economically and politically pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land, grant...
  • On Contact with Chris Hedges
    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.
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    BDS movement with Miko Peled
    Chris Hedges discusses the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement with Israeli human rights activist Miko Peled. They discuss the global campaign to economically and politically pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land, grant...
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    Refugee trafficking with Loretta Napoleoni
    Chris Hedges tracks the evolution of the kidnapping industry in the Middle East post-9/11 with Loretta Napoleoni, author of “Merchants of Men: How Jihadists and ISIS Turned Kidnapping and Refugee Trafficking into a Multibillion-dollar...
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    On Contact: Cost of austerity with Mark Blyth
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges sits down with economist Mark Blyth to discuss the detrimental ramifications of austerity programs following the 2008 financial crisis. Professor Blyth, author of Austerity: The History of a...
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    The Moral Force with Adam Hochschild
    Chris Hedges is joined by journalist and author Adam Hochschild to remember the rebels in history whose moral conviction drove them to battle. Hochschild chronicles rebels who joined the fight against fascism in his latest book ‘Spain in Our...
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    Halfway to freedom with Stanley Cohen
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the business of privately-run halfway houses with civil rights attorney Stanley Cohen. After 11-months in prison for a federal tax violation, Cohen spent three months in a New York...
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    Inside the capitalist labyrinth with Rob Urie
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges enters the capitalist labyrinth with Rob Urie, author of Zen Economics. Urie says the destructive way capitalism has harnessed natural resources and the political system makes it time to...
  • Chocolate, 36, an activist who wants to be identified by only her nickname, waves an American flag upside down while posing for a portrait in Ferguson, Missouri July 24, 2015. © Adrees Latif
    Black America with Prof. Eddie Glaude
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges explores the harsh economic, social, and political realities of African Americans with Princeton Professor Eddie Glaude, as they discuss the institutionalized racism that is holding down black...
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    Behind Bars with Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin
    On this week's episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses mass incarceration with prison reform advocates Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin. From the school-to-prison pipeline, to solitary confinement, to preventing recidivism, they reflect on...
  • Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks during a rally of Bernie Sanders supporters outside the Wells Fargo Center on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2016 © Dominick Reuter
    Into the political wilderness with Jill Stein
    Now that the two major political parties have officially selected their nominees for president, Chris Hedges sits down with Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein, to discuss an alternative way forward. Bernie Sanders might be out of the race, but...
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    Capitalism in crisis with Richard Wolff
    Chris Hedges explores capitalism in crisis with Richard Wolff, professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. From Brexit, to labor protests in France, to Italy’s financial woes, they discuss the effects of...