On contact

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    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.
  • On Contact with Chris Hedges
    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.
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
  • Restrained resistance with Bill Ayers
    Restrained resistance with Bill Ayers
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses building successful non-violent mass movements with Bill Ayers, author of Demand the Impossible. Ayers reflects on his experience as one of the co-founders of the...
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    Special relationship: US-Saudi alliance with Medea Benjamin
    Chris Hedges explores why Saudi Arabia remains one of the US’ closest allies in the Middle East with Medea Benjamin, author of Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US-Saudi Connection. They examine why the US overlooks the Saudis’ treatment...
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    The Perversion of Islam with Hamza Yusuf
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges explores Islam and the Muslim world with Hamza Yusuf, president of Zaytuna College. Yusuf, one of the most prominent Islamic scholars in the US, discusses the disenfranchisement of Muslim...
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    A tax system rigged for the rich with David Cay Johnston
    Chris Hedges sits down with David Cay Johnson, author of The Making of Donald Trump to examine how the Republican presidential nominee and the rich are benefiting from a rigged tax system. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil further explores how the US...
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    Jailing the mentally ill with George Mallinckrodt
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the incarceration of America’s mentally ill with George Mallinckrodt, psychotherapist and author of Getting Away with Murder. They address the cases of mistreatment, isolation,...
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    Political Persistence with Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Guillaume Long
    On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges sits down with Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility. They discuss the effects of neoliberalism on Latin American development, combatting inequality...
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    BDS movement with Miko Peled
    Chris Hedges discusses the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement with Israeli human rights activist Miko Peled. They discuss the global campaign to economically and politically pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land, grant...