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  • Russiagate & Mueller report w/ Aaron Mate
    On this week’s show, Chris Hedges discusses with Nation reporter, Aaron Mate, how conspiracy theories in the national mainstream media show little sign of diminishing despite Robert Mueller’s categorical statement that Donald Trump and...
    Apr 21, 2019 08:21
  • 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.
  • Russiagate & Mueller report w/ Aaron Mate
    Russiagate & Mueller report w/ Aaron Mate
    On this week’s show, Chris Hedges discusses with Nation reporter, Aaron Mate, how conspiracy theories in the national mainstream media show little sign of diminishing despite Robert Mueller’s categorical statement that Donald Trump and...
    Apr 21, 2019 08:21
  • Assange with Vijay Prashad
    Assange with Vijay Prashad
    The arrest of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. Joining Chris Hedges to discuss the arrest and pending extradition of Julian Assange is the historian Vijay Prashad. Follow us on...
    Apr 14, 2019 07:49
  • ‘Birth Strike’ & hidden fight over women’s work
    ‘Birth Strike’ & hidden fight over women’s work
    The fertility rate in the United States has fallen for the seventh straight year, so much so that without immigration our population would be declining. Policymakers are acutely aware of the birth rate decline, using coded words such as “age...
    Apr 7, 2019 06:45
  • The fight for life v Monsanto/Bayer AG
    The fight for life v Monsanto/Bayer AG
    This week Monsanto/Bayer AG was ordered by a California federal court to pay $80 million to Edwin Hardeman after a jury found its weed killer, Roundup, caused his cancer. The case is just one of thousands of lawsuits filed against the company over...
    Mar 31, 2019 06:45
  • US’ detention site – Gitmo
    US’ detention site – Gitmo
    The most notorious US detention site in the world, Guantanamo Bay, still holds 40 prisoners. Most of the 800 men shipped to Guantanamo Bay since it was opened under George W. Bush in 2002 were sold to US forces for bounty by Pakistani and Afghan...
    Mar 24, 2019 06:26
  • Extinction Rebellion
    Extinction Rebellion
    Some environmental activists argue the only way to stop the impending ecocide is to carry out nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to shut down the capitals of the major industrial countries, crippling commerce and transportation until the ruling...
    Mar 17, 2019 06:58
  • Civil disobedience to stop ecocide
    Civil disobedience to stop ecocide
    Environmental activists argue the only way to stop the impending ecocide is to carry out nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to shut down the capitals of the major industrial countries, crippling commerce and transportation, until the ruling...
    Mar 10, 2019 08:24
  • Origins of USA’s gun rights
    Origins of USA’s gun rights
    In the US, right-wing groups such as the National Rifle Association interpret the Second Amendment of the US Constitution as permitting any individual to own weapons. In this week’s episode of On Contact, we talk to historian Roxanne...
    Mar 3, 2019 07:47
  • The climate emergency with Dahr Jamail
    The climate emergency with Dahr Jamail
    The glaciers in Alaska alone are losing an estimated 75 billion tons of ice every year.  The oceans, which absorb over 90 percent of the excess heat trapped by greenhouses gases in the atmosphere, are warming and acidifying, melting the polar...
    Feb 24, 2019 07:15
  • The Iran nuclear deal with Scott Ritter
    The Iran nuclear deal with Scott Ritter
    The Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between China, France, Russia, UK and USA, represented a crowning moment of international diplomacy and stopped the US and its allies from going to war with Iran. Donald Trump's...
    Feb 17, 2019 07:25