“Chris Hedges’ catastrophism is faulty politics” first appeared on PeoplesWorld.org on February 10, 2014. Read it on PeoplesWorld.org.
A friend of mine sends me commentaries by Chris Hedges. He raves about them. In his words, they speak truth to power, tell it like it is. Hedges, he says, “pull no punches.”
I find them instructive and full of insights too; their sense of outrage is palpable.
There is little doubt that Hedges counts among a growing galaxy of progressive and left writers who are challenging conventional wisdom that sustains the system of capitalism and its present political configuration of forces.