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Chris Hedges - Beyond the Politics of Despair

Chris Hedges - Beyond the Politics of Despair

Length: 0:57:00
Uploaded: 21 Dec, 2020

Recording Date: 16 Oct, 2020
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Language: English
Topical for: 1 Week
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Program Title: Chris Hedges - Beyond the Politics of Despair
Description: Despair. We all experience it. It can lead to demoralization. What’s the antidote? Engagement. Finding kindred spirits and acting collectively. Building bonds of solidarity. Working toward the common good. John Lewis, long time Georgia Congress person and civil rights icon had this advice: “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.”

Featured Speakers/Guests: Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has reported from the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for He is the author of many books including Death of the Liberal Class, Wages of Rebellion and America: The Farewell Tour.



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