On contact

  • Rise of the charter schools with Diane Ravitch
    Chris Hedges is joined by Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush and author of ‘Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools’....
  • 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.
  • Rise of the charter schools with Diane Ravitch
    Rise of the charter schools with Diane Ravitch
    Chris Hedges is joined by Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush and author of ‘Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools’....
  • Seeking justice with Edgar S. Cahn
    Seeking justice with Edgar S. Cahn
    Chris Hedges discusses restoring America’s justice system with legal scholar Edgar Cahn. Cahn is a law professor, former counsel, and speechwriter to Robert F. Kennedy, and co-founder of the Antioch School of Law, which placed emphasis on...
  • Corporate crime with Russell Mokhiber
    Corporate crime with Russell Mokhiber
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined in Washington DC by Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter. They explore how corporations have used their money to take over non-profit organizations and regulatory...
  • ‘Shackled & Chained’ with Eugene Puryear
    ‘Shackled & Chained’ with Eugene Puryear
    Chris Hedges is joined by Eugene Puryear, the 2008 and 2016 vice presidential candidate for the Party for Socialism and Liberation and author of ‘Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America.’ They discuss the emerging...
  • 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.