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On contact

  • On Contact: The second American revolution
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the Second American Revolution with author David Talbot. The populist uprisings of the Progressive Era, labor militancy of the 1930s, and the sweeping social and cultural transformations of the 1960s and 1970s...
    Sep 19, 2021 06:57
  • 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: The second American revolution
    On Contact: The second American revolution
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the Second American Revolution with author David Talbot. The populist uprisings of the Progressive Era, labor militancy of the 1930s, and the sweeping social and cultural transformations of the 1960s and 1970s...
    Sep 19, 2021 06:57
  • On Contact: Undercurrents of American fascism
    On Contact: Undercurrents of American fascism
    On January 6, 2021, a mob, incited by outgoing US President Donald Trump, stormed the US Capitol building, in an attempt to halt the in-session congressional certification of the 2020 election results. Within the mob, as scholar Gabriel Rockhill...
    Sep 17, 2021 04:15
  • On Contact: Inverted totalitarianism
    On Contact: Inverted totalitarianism
    Chris Hedges discusses the work of political philosopher Sheldon Wolin with Professor Wendy Brown, University of California, Berkeley, a student of Wolin’s. Wolin, who died in 2015, is our most important contemporary political theorist, one...
    Sep 12, 2021 06:15
  • On Contact: The age of manufactured ignorance
    On Contact: The age of manufactured ignorance
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the age of manufactured ignorance with the scholar Professor Henry A. Giroux.Education, Giroux writes, has increasingly become a tool of domination as right-wing pedagogical apparatuses controlled by the...
    Sep 10, 2021 07:54
  • On Contact: The corporatization of science
    On Contact: The corporatization of science
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the corporatization and corruption of American science with the author Clifford D. Conner. Science in the United States almost exclusively serves the interests of corporate and military power. Science historian...
    Sep 5, 2021 06:16
  • On Contact: The nature of satire with Joe Sacco
    On Contact: The nature of satire with Joe Sacco
    On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the nature of satire with investigative reporter and cartoonist, Joe Sacco. Joe Sacco is one of the world’s foremost cartoonists, his work translated into at least 14 languages. He invented the genre of...
    Sep 3, 2021 08:00
  • On Contact: Mainstream environmental movement lies
    On Contact: Mainstream environmental movement lies
    On the show today, Chris Hedges discusses the lies and fantasies told by the mainstream environmental movement about how to solve the climate crisis with authors and activists Derrick Jensen and Lierre Keith. A new book shows how technology will not...
    Aug 29, 2021 06:21
  • On Contact: The Debacle in Afghanistan
    On Contact: The Debacle in Afghanistan
    On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the debacle in Afghanistan with Danny Sjursen, a graduate of West Point Military Academy, former US Army major and author. He is a combat veteran who served in Iraq and later as an Army captain in...
    Aug 27, 2021 07:27
  • On Contact: A Different Kind of War
    On Contact: A Different Kind of War
    On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the plight of everyday people victimized by the hardships of life in Mexico and Central America with author and journalist J. Malcolm Garcia. His new book is ‘A Different Kind of War: Uneasy...
    Aug 22, 2021 07:48
  • On Contact: Legacy of Empire
    On Contact: Legacy of Empire
    On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the importance of the scholar Edward Said with Professor Hamid Dabashi. Dabashi is professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Every empire, as Edward Said points out,...
    Aug 20, 2021 07:40