On contact

  • The Iran nuclear deal with Scott Ritter
    The Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between China, France, Russia, UK and USA, represented a crowning moment of international diplomacy and stopped the US and its allies from going to war with Iran. Donald Trump's...
    Feb 17, 2019 07:25
  • 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.
  • The Iran nuclear deal with Scott Ritter
    The Iran nuclear deal with Scott Ritter
    The Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between China, France, Russia, UK and USA, represented a crowning moment of international diplomacy and stopped the US and its allies from going to war with Iran. Donald Trump's...
    Feb 17, 2019 07:25
  • Repealing voter disenfranchisement in New Jersey
    Repealing voter disenfranchisement in New Jersey
    More than six million United States citizens are currently denied the right to vote due to state laws that disenfranchise citizens who have been convicted of a felony. More than 75 percent of these disenfranchised citizens are not in prison, and...
    Feb 10, 2019 06:54
  • The Lobby – USA (Part Two)
    The Lobby – USA (Part Two)
    The four-part Al Jazeera documentary about how the government and intelligence agencies of Israel work with US Jewish groups to spy on, smear, and attack critics, was blocked due to heavy Israeli pressure. It was recently leaked online by the...
    Feb 3, 2019 06:48
  • The Lobby – USA
    The Lobby – USA
    The Lobby – USA, a four-part Al Jazeera documentary on how the government and intelligence agencies of Israel work with US domestic Jewish groups to spy on, smear, and attack critics – which was blocked under heavy Israeli pressure...
    Jan 27, 2019 06:52
  • The nature and cost of civil disobedience
    The nature and cost of civil disobedience
    The nature and cost of civil disobedience is explored in the play The Trial of the Cantonsville Nine, written by Catholic priest Dan Berrigan. Berrigan, along with eight other Catholics, entered Local Board No. 33 in Cantonsville, Maryland on May...
    Jan 20, 2019 07:20
  • American anomie
    American anomie
    Societies are held together by a web of social bonds that give individuals a sense of being part of a collective and engaged in a project larger than the self. The shattering of these bonds plunges individuals into deep psychological distress that...
    Jan 13, 2019 06:30
  • The state of the planet and the looming food crisis
    The state of the planet and the looming food crisis
    Nil Zacharias, co-author with Gene Stone, Eat for the Planet, explains to journalist Chris Hedges how industrialized animal farming is at the heart of the environmental crisis, using excessive clean water and contributing more to pollution of air...
    Jan 6, 2019 06:29
  • America: The farwell tour (Part 2)
    America: The farwell tour (Part 2)
    In a conversation about his new book, ‘America: The Farewell Tour,’ Chris Hedges tells journalist Hugh Hamilton about the political goals of the Christian Right and the prison-industrial complex, in the second part of a two-part...
    Dec 30, 2018 06:00
  • America: The farewell tour (Part 1)
    America: The farewell tour (Part 1)
    In a conversation about his new book ‘America: The Farewell Tour,’ Chris Hedges tells journalist, Hugh Hamilton, that institutions and practices rooted in a capitalist economic system in the US are unraveling, while also making a call...
    Dec 23, 2018 06:38
  • The history of debt forgiveness
    The history of debt forgiveness
    Economist and author Michael Hudson, author of ‘...and Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year’, shares with journalist Chris Hedges how ancient cultures forgave debt...
    Dec 16, 2018 07:41