On contact

  • Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner
    Eric Foner, historian and author of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” discusses confederate monuments, the role of the historian and the lie of omission with Chris Hedges. Follow us on...
  • 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.
  • Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner
    Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner
    Eric Foner, historian and author of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” discusses confederate monuments, the role of the historian and the lie of omission with Chris Hedges. Follow us on...
  • Out of Print with Tom Robbins and Michael Musto
    Out of Print with Tom Robbins and Michael Musto
    Chris Hedges is joined by former writers for ‘The Village Voice’ Tom Robbins and Michael Musto. The New York City alternative weekly newspaper announced recently it is ending its free print edition. Robbins, now an investigative...
  • The struggle for trans rights
    The struggle for trans rights
    Chris Hedges is joined by trans rights activist Pauline Park, as we look at the struggle of the transgender community. Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT
  • Agenda of hate with Ajamu Baraka
    Agenda of hate with Ajamu Baraka
    Chris Hedges examines the rise of white, right-wing hate groups with Ajamu Baraka, associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and the Green Party’s nominee for vice president in the 2016 election. RT’s Anya Parampil looks at...
  • End of the line
    End of the line
    Chris Hedges travels to the former auto-manufacturing town of Anderson, Indiana, to explore how a community and its workforce are recovering after the loss of thousands of union jobs. Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT
  • 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...