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On contact

  • On Contact: A people’s history of the USA with Ray Suarez
    Chris Hedges discusses the importance of historian Howard Zinn for a fuller understanding of American history, with journalist Ray Suarez, author of ‘Truth has a Power of its Own: A Conversation about A People’s History with Howard...
    Jan 26, 2020 07:28
  • 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: A people’s history of the USA with Ray Suarez
    On Contact: A people’s history of the USA with Ray Suarez
    Chris Hedges discusses the importance of historian Howard Zinn for a fuller understanding of American history, with journalist Ray Suarez, author of ‘Truth has a Power of its Own: A Conversation about A People’s History with Howard...
    Jan 26, 2020 07:28
  • On Contact: Ayn Rand with Prof. Lisa Duggan
    On Contact: Ayn Rand with Prof. Lisa Duggan
    On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the outsized influence of the writer, Ayn Rand, on America's business and financial elite with New York University professor and author, Lisa Duggan. Duggan's new book is entitled 'Mean Girl: Ayn Rand...
    Jan 19, 2020 13:20
  • McMindfulness with Ron Purser
    McMindfulness with Ron Purser
    Chris Hedges talks to Ron Purser, professor of management at San Francisco State University, about the growth of mindfulness meditation in the mainstream. As meditation makes its way into schools, prisons and government agencies, Purser argues the...
    Jan 12, 2020 07:03
  • The deep rot of American journalism w/Matt Taibbi
    The deep rot of American journalism w/Matt Taibbi
    Chris Hedges discusses the deep rot that infects American journalism with reporter Matt Taibbi. Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/on-contact CH: Welcome to On Contact.  Today in...
    Dec 29, 2019 06:15
  • On Contact: Afghanistan Papers with Spenser Rapone
    On Contact: Afghanistan Papers with Spenser Rapone
    Chris Hedges talks to Spenser Rapone, former combat veteran and US Army officer, about the Washington Post’s series the ‘Afghanistan Papers’. Drawing on thousands of pages of international government documents about the war in...
    Dec 22, 2019 06:51
  • On Contact: Violence in Central America with Oscar Martinez
    On Contact: Violence in Central America with Oscar Martinez
    Chris Hedges discusses with journalist Oscar Martinez the culture of violence in Central America. Martinez’s most recent book is ‘A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America’. His first book ‘The Beast’...
    Dec 15, 2019 07:08
  • On Contact: Gaza with Abby Martin and Mike Prysner
    On Contact: Gaza with Abby Martin and Mike Prysner
    Chris Hedges talks to journalist Abby Martin and producer Mike Prysner about their new film Gaza Fights for Freedom which focuses on the Palestinian Great March of Return protests during which nearly 200 people were injured and 10,000 men, women and...
    Dec 8, 2019 06:54
  • On Contact: The killing of Eric Garner with Matt Taibbi
    On Contact: The killing of Eric Garner with Matt Taibbi
    Chris Hedges talks to journalist Matt Taibbi about the police killing of Eric Garner, the criminalization of poverty, and institutional racism. Taibbi authored the 2017 book ‘I can’t breathe – A Killing on Bay Street.’...
    Dec 1, 2019 07:35
  • On Contact: In conflict with the natural world with Amitav Ghosh
    On Contact: In conflict with the natural world with Amitav Ghosh
    Chris Hedges talks to author Amitav Ghosh about the natural world and sacred forces that sustain life and the conflict when treated by the human species as an inert commodity to exploit. In his novel ‘Gun Island,’ Ghosh explores how...
    Nov 24, 2019 06:45
  • On Contact: CIA search for mind control with Stephen Kinzer
    On Contact: CIA search for mind control with Stephen Kinzer
    Chris Hedges talks to author Stephen Kinzer about the CIA’s quest for mind control through its experiments with drugs and torture during the 1950s and 1960s, both domestically and internationally. Kinzer’s new book is titled...
    Nov 17, 2019 06:51