Alternative Radio on 06/28/11
Chris Hedges - Empire Abroad, Tyranny at Home (interview)
Host David Barsamian interviews the brilliant Chris Hedges, one of the foremost societal critics in the country today.
Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for Truthdig.com and is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of "American Fascists," "Empire of Illusion," and "Death of the Liberal Class." His latest book is The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, a collection of original Truthdig columns.