On contact

  • Real purpose of the intelligence report on Russian hacking with Abby Martin and Ben Norton
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by journalists Abby Martin and Ben Norton to discuss the declassified US intelligence report on Russia’s alleged “influence campaign” on the US presidential...
  • 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.
  • Real purpose of the intelligence report on Russian hacking with Abby Martin and Ben Norton
    Real purpose of the intelligence report on Russian hacking with Abby Martin and Ben Norton
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by journalists Abby Martin and Ben Norton to discuss the declassified US intelligence report on Russia’s alleged “influence campaign” on the US presidential...
  • Strategies of resistance with Michael Gecan
    Strategies of resistance with Michael Gecan
    Chris Hedges discusses strategies of resistance with Michael Gecan, author of “Going Public: An Organizer’s Guide to Citizen Action.” Also, a report on the godfather of community organizing – Saul Alinsky.
  • Hidden tragedy of Vietnam war with Nick Turse
    Hidden tragedy of Vietnam war with Nick Turse
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the hidden tragedy of the Vietnam War with author of Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam. Nick Turse uncovered documents that revealed systematic violence...
  • A New McCarthyism with Ellen Schrecker
    A New McCarthyism with Ellen Schrecker
    Chris Hedges explores the rise of a new McCarthyism with Professor Ellen Schrecker, author of “Many are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America.” They examine the role of President-elect Donald Trump and the impact the suppression of dissent...
  • Israel’s secret weapons with Rania Khalek
    Israel’s secret weapons with Rania Khalek
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the influence of the Israeli arms industry with independent journalist Rania Khalek. They examine the weapons and tactics Israel tests on Palestinians in the occupied territories...
  • The wreckage of neoliberalism with Philipp Ther
    The wreckage of neoliberalism with Philipp Ther
    Chris Hedges discusses the damage done to Europe by neoliberal policies with Philipp Ther, author of “Europe Since 1989: A History.” RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the current rise of the far right in Europe, spawned by...
  • Attica prison uprising with Heather Ann Thompson
    Attica prison uprising with Heather Ann Thompson
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges sits down with Professor Heather Ann Thompson to discuss the findings in her new book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy. They explore why the rebellion...
  • Standing rock resistance
    Standing rock resistance
    On a special edition of On Contact, Chris Hedges travels to the Standing Rock encampment in North Dakota to listen to the frontline voices of those fighting to block the Dakota Access Pipeline.
  • The Reality of Prostitution with Rachel Moran
    The Reality of Prostitution with Rachel Moran
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges has a raw conversation about the reality of selling sex with Rachel Moran, author of “Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution”. RT correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the...
  • One nation under Trump with Michael Smith
    One nation under Trump with Michael Smith
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses what to expect under a Donald Trump-led United States with Michael Smith, attorney and co-editor of “Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA.” RT Correspondent Anya Parampil...