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Hedges: American Satyricon

By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell which began this week in Manhattan will not hold to account the powerful and wealthy men who are also complicit in the sexual assaults of girls as young as twelve Maxwell allegedly procured for billionaire Jeffrey Epstei...

War in Ukraine? NATO expansion drives conflict with Russia

Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Richard Sakwa joins Pushback. Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Sch...

In That Final Moment

Listen to a reading of “In That Final Moment”: ❖ When the nukes start flying, when we see the mushroom cloud growing on the horizon, when reality comes crashing down in the most overt way possible, when the realization slowly dawns that this really is the end, none of our old stuff will...

The new global order

Chris Hedges discusses the decline of the American empire and the new global order with Professor Alfred McCoy, who holds the Harrington Chair in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.McCoy looks at past empires and how they disintegrated...

Sacrificing American writers

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the literary scene today and its parallels to the Great Depression, with author Jason Boog.This is not a good time in America to be a writer. The printing and traditional publishing sector has shed over 134,000...

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