On contact

  • Afghanistan with Matthew Hoh
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges takes an in-depth look at the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan with Matthew Hoh, a Marine Corps veteran and diplomat who resigned his State Department post in Afghanistan in protest over...
  • 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.
  • Afghanistan with Matthew Hoh
    Afghanistan with Matthew Hoh
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges takes an in-depth look at the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan with Matthew Hoh, a Marine Corps veteran and diplomat who resigned his State Department post in Afghanistan in protest over...
  • Noam Chomsky interview - Part II
    Noam Chomsky interview - Part II
    Chris Hedges travels to Cambridge, Massachusetts for a conversation with America’s most important intellectual, Professor Noam Chomsky. In Part II of their conversation, Chomsky discusses the principles of concentration of wealth and power...
  • Noam Chomsky interview - Part I
    Noam Chomsky interview - Part I
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges travels to Cambridge, Massachusetts for a conversation with America’s most important intellectual, Professor Noam Chomsky. In Part I of their conversation, Chomsky discusses the adverse...
  • Female erasure with Maya Dillard Smith & Mary Lou Singleton
    Female erasure with Maya Dillard Smith & Mary Lou Singleton
    The debate over gender identity pits the trans narrative against radical feminists who insist that those born female require unique forms of legal protection and physical spaces where they can build consciousness, battle oppression, and achieve...
  • Rising threat of climate conflict with Christian Parenti
    Rising threat of climate conflict with Christian Parenti
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the geopolitical consequences of global climate change with Professor Christian Parenti, author of Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence. Later, RT...
  • The fatal addiction
    The fatal addiction
    Heroin is now the leading cause of death in Americans under 50. In a special edition, Chris Hedges travels to Sayreville, New Jersey, to share the story of one of those victims – Shannon Miller, who died of an overdose at the age of 23.
  • History is the Present with Larry Hamm
    History is the Present with Larry Hamm
    On this week's episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by Larry Hamm, Chairman of the People's Organization for Progress. They discuss the history of oppression of African Americans in the US and the relentless struggle for racial equality. RT...
  • The Fragility of Empire with Wallace Shawn
    The Fragility of Empire with Wallace Shawn
    On this week's episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by actor, playwright and essayist Wallace Shawn. You way recognize Shawn from films such as Princess Bride, but he is also a thoughtful playwright and is out with a new book, "Night...
  • Memories lost with author Russell Banks
    Memories lost with author Russell Banks
    On this week's episode of “On Contact,” Chris Hedges is joined by Russell Banks, author of "Cloudsplitter," "The Sweet Hereafter" and "Lost Memory of Skin." In his books, screenplays and short stories, Banks uncovers the humanity of the...
  • 32nd Anniversary of MOVE Bombing with Mumia Abu-Jamal
    32nd Anniversary of MOVE Bombing with Mumia Abu-Jamal
    This week, imprisoned writer and activist Mumia Abu Jamal joins On Contact by phone from prison to discuss the new-slave narrative and state persecution. And on the 32nd anniversary of the Philadelphia police bombing of the radical MOVE organization...