Friday, July 19, 2013

Chris Hedges: "America is a Tinderbox"

 "Our only political party has two right wings, one called Republican, the other Democratic. But Henry Adams figured all that out back in the 1890s. 'We have a single system,' he wrote, and 'in that system the only question is the price at which the proletariat is to be bought and sold, the bread & circuses.'" - Gore Vidal

On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
Chris Hedges