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Chris Hedges – Trump & the Christian Right

Chris Hedges – Trump & the Christian Right


Length: 0:57:00
Uploaded: 31 Aug, 2020

Recording Date: 24 Feb, 2020
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Language: English
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Program Title: Chris Hedges – Trump & the Christian Right
Description: Talk about an odd couple. The 45th president and the Christian right. For the president, renowned for his wayward ways, the support from some of the mega churches and their high priests form a key part of his base. According to a Pew poll, over 80% of white evangelicals said they will vote for the current occupant of the Oval Office. The Christian right looks the other way when confronted with the facts. For them it’s all about opposing same sex marriage and abortion, funding religious-based schools, ensuring right-wing judges are appointed, and embracing nationalism, militarism and imperialism. There is enough hypocrisy to fill many bookshelves. Just see Jerry Falwell, Jr. Sometimes it’s hard to keep the faith.

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Featured Speakers/Guests: Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has reported from the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. His columns appear on scheerpost.com. He is the author of many books including Wages of Rebellion and America: The Farewell Tour.

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Politics
Spirituality and Religion
Type: Speech/Presentation

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