Chris Hedges

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Christopher Lynn " Chris " Hedges (born September 18, 1956) is an American journalist, activist, author, and Presbyterian minister. Hedges is also known as the best-selling author of several books including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002)-a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction - Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009), Death of the Liberal Class (2010), the New York Times best seller, written with cartoonist Joe Sacco, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (2012), and his most recent Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt (2015).

Hedges is currently a columnist for the progressive news and commentary website Truthdig, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City, and a contributing author for OpEdNews. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more than fifty countries, and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Dallas Morning News, and The New York Times,where he was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years (1990-2005).

In 2002, Hedges was part of a group of eight reporters at The New York Times awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the paper's coverage of global terrorism. He also received the Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism in 2002. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University and the University of Toronto. He currently teaches prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey. He writes a weekly column on Mondays for Truthdig and wrote what The New York Times described as "a call to arms" for the first issue of the Occupied Wall Street Journal, a newspaper associated with the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park, New York City. He has described himself as a socialist.



Suuri raha valvoo amerikkalaista mediaa, 26.6.2015 (Chris Hedges)



Amid the coronavirus crisis, a wealthy publisher shuts down an ‘important progressive media outlet' by Slava Zilber and Chris Hedges, The Canary, 30 March 2020

On Contact: I.F. Stone with D.D. Guttenplan, RT, 28 March 2020 (video)

The One-Choice Election, Truthdig, 9 March 2020

Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget, Truthdig, 2 March 2020

ASSANGE EXTRADITION: CN Editor Discusses Hearing with Chris Hedges, Consortium News, 29 February 2020 (video)

The Zionist Colonization of Palestine, Truthdig, 24 February 2020

The New Rules of the Game, Truthdig, 17 February 2020

What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us, Truthdig, 10 February 2020

America: Land of Make-Believe, Truthdig, 3 February 2020

The Disaster of Utopian Engineering, Truthdig, 28 January 2020

Chris Hedges calls out Dems lack of moral authority on impeachment, Truthdig, 24 January 2020 (text and video)

How Democracies Die, Truthdig, 13 January 2020

The Miracle of Kindness, According to Chris Hedges, Truthdig, 8 January 2020 (text and video)

War With Iran, Truthdig, 3 January 2020

Onward, Christian Fascists, Truthdig, 30 December 2019

The Impeachment's Moral Hypocrisy, Truthdig, 23 December 2019

Gaza - 70 Years Of Genocide by Norman Finkelstein and Chris Hedges, YouTube, 22 December 2019 (video)

Hope Lies in the Streets, Truthdig, 15 December 2019

The Great American Shakedown, Truthdig, 9 December 2019

Chris Hedges: Electoralism Won’t Save Us by Abby Martin, Truthdig, 2 December 2019

The New 'Black Codes', Truthdig, 2 December 2019

The End of the Rule of Law, Truthdig, 25 November 2019

How to Save the Planet and Ourselves, Truthdig, 18 November 2019

Death by Oligarchy, Truthdig, 11 November 2019

The Enemy Within, Truthdig, 4 November 2019

Saying Goodbye to Sam, Truthdig, 28 October 2019

Pity the Kurds, Truthdig, 21 October 2019

The Age of Radical Evil, Truthdig, 14 October 2019

Time to Rebel, Truthdig, 7 October 2019

To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Chris Hedges & John Bonifaz Debate What Congress Should Do Next, Democracy Now! 1 October 2019 (video and transcript)

The Problem With Impeachment, Truthdig, 26 September 2019

Saving the Planet Means Overthrowing the Ruling Elites, Truthdig, 23 September 2019

Our Invisible Government, Truthdig, 16 September 2019

The Capitalists Are Afraid, Truthdig, 9 September 2019

Former NYT Middle East Bureau Chief Rips Disgraceful Lying at NYTimes - 'It's Not Journalism', RT/Russia Insider, 8 September 2019 (video)

NYT Moral Crusade Masquerading as Journalism, RT/Information Claring House, 4 September 2019 (video)

The Last Act of the Human Comedy, Truthdig, 2 September 2019

The Curse of Moral Purity, Truthdig, 26 August 2019

The World According to George Galloway, Truthdig, 19 August 2019

Fear vs. Fear, Truthdig, 12 August 2019

The Artist as Prophet, Truthdig, 5 August 2019

The Great Flood, Truthdig, 29 July 2019

War, Memory and Gettysburg, Truthdig, 8 July 2019

The Dilemma of Vladimir Lenin, Truthdig, 1 July 2019

Burning Down the Future, Truthdig, 24 June 2019

The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange, Truthdig, 17 June 2019

The Thought Police Are Coming, Truthdig, 11 June 2019

Manufacturing War With Russia, Truthdig, 3 June 2019

War with Russie? by Chris Hedges and Stephn F. Cohen, RT/Information Clearing House, 2 June 2019 (video)

The Mass Media Is Poisoning Us With Hate, Truthdig, 27 May 2019

America's Reproductive Slaves, Truthdig, 20 May 2019

Integrity Forged in Cages, Truthdig, 13 May 2019

The Rot of American Journalism Runs Deep by Chris Hedges and Matt Taibbi, RT/Truthdig, 9 May 2019 (video)

Creeping Toward Tyranny, Truthdig, 6 May 2019

The Last Battle, Truthdig, 29 April 2019

The 'Russiagate' Conspiracy Theorists Just Can't Let Go by Chris Hedges and Aaron Maté, RT/Truthdig, 22 April 2019 (video)

First Julian Assange, Then Us, Truthdig, 16 April 2019

On Contact: Assange with Vijay Prashad, RT/YouTube, 15 April 2019 (video)

The Martyrdom of Julian Assange, Truthdig, 11 April 2019

Reckoning With Failure in the War on Terror, Truthdig, 8 April 2019

Only the Struggle Matters, Truthdig, 1 April 2019

Mueller Report Ends a Shameful Period for the Press, Truthdig, 25 March 2019

Guns and Liberty, Truthdig, 25 March 2019

Manning and the New Inquisition, Truthdig, 18 March 2019

Israel's Stranglehold on American Politics, Truthdig, 10 March 2019

Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove, Truthdig, 3 March 2019

Extinction Rebellion, Truthdig, 24 February 2019

Trump's Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Invites Disaster by Scott Ritter and Chris Hedges, RT/Truthdig, 18 February 2019 (video)

Worshipping the Electronic Image, Truthdig, 17 February 2019

Peter Jackson’s Cartoon War, Truthdig, 11 February 2019

Goodbye to the Dollar, Truthdig, 4 February 2019

How Israel lobby fakes campus anti-Semitism by Ali Abunimah, Max Blumenthal and Chris Hedges, RT/The Electronic Intifada, 3 February 2019 (video and text)

The World to Come, Truthdig, 28 January 2019

Confronting the Culture of Death, Truthdig, 21 January 2019

The 'Private Governments' That Subjugate U.S. Workers, Truthdig, 14 January 2019

The Election Circus Begins, Truthdig, 7 January 2019


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