Chris Hedges: The Unraveling of the American Empire

Chris Hedges: The Unraveling of the American Empire

US leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers, writes Chris Hedges. (As seen on Scheerpost) — America’s defeat in Afghanistan is one in a string of catastrophic military...
Remembering the “Shock and Awe” Macabre Show of 2003

Remembering the “Shock and Awe” Macabre Show of 2003

18 years ago this spring, the American people were subjected to an obscene form of TV disguised as news coverage, as the US brought war to the people of Iraq. We were invited to take a seat, pop the corn and watch the explosions on TV, meant to desensitize us to the...
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