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Information Anarchism

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ Our civilization is built upon lies and obfuscation to such an extent that advocating for transparency and the democratization of information can be a complete political ideology, all by itself. Rather than claiming to know what’s best for society (wh...

The Chris Hedges Report: Hemingway’s Shadow

Chris Hedges Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for  The New York Times,  where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He previously worked overseas for  The Dallas Morning N...

The Disappearance of Meghan Marohn

By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost There is a national epidemic of missing girls and women. This is the story of a friend who has become one of these grim statistics. A few days before Meghan Marohn, a 42-year-old English teacher at Shaker High School in Latham, New York, ...

Mike Pompeo’s Revealing Hudson Institute Speech

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ Former CIA director and secretary of state Mike Pompeo gave a speech at the Hudson Institute last week that’s probably worth taking a look at just because of how much it reveals about the nature of the US empire and the corrupt institutions which inf...

Holding Hands On The Precipice

Listen to a reading of this poem: ❖ From our perch here on the edge of armageddon we are safe to gush out our love over everything, because we’ve got nothing left to save it for and nothing left to lose. I place slippery wet YES kisses on the black crows in your stomach and on the glow...

Ten Thoughts On Abortion

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ One It sure is mighty convenient timing for all political and electoral energy in the United States to suddenly get sucked up into a single issue which affects the powerful in no way, shape or form. I wouldn’t have thought it would be possible for eve...

Hedges: Fascists in Our Midst

Original illustration by Mr. Fish — “Elephants in the Womb” By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost The Supreme Court is relentlessly funding and empowering Christian fascism. It not only overturned Roe v. Wade, ending a constitutional right to an abortion, but  ruled  on June 21 t...

Imperial Narrative Control Has Five Distinct Elements

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ All of our world’s worst problems are created by the powerful. The powerful will keep creating those problems until ordinary people use their superior numbers to make them stop. Ordinary people don’t use their superior numbers to stop the powerful beca...

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