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Chris Hedges Interview – Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Death, Health, History, Human Rights, Ideas, Media, Politics, Spectacle, Wars | 0 comments

You may also want to check out his latest book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, with a public presentation. On CBC radio, the web page where for an hour writer Chris Hedges argues that North American culture is dying because it has become transfixed by illusions about literacy/academia, love, wisdom, happiness and democracy  (as an mp3-podcast). A...

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Afri, Archi, Art, Books, Care, Death, Doc, Eco, Health, Highlights, Hispanic, History, Human Rights, Ideas, Native, Now, Politics, Racism, Spectacle, Wars, Women | 0 comments

You may also want to check out a CBC interview around his Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle From Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt From the Introduction: AMONG INDUSTRIALIZED NATIONS, THE UNITED STATES HAS THE: • highest poverty rate, both generally and for children; • greatest inequality of incomes; • lowest government...

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