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Chris Hedges

3.98 of 5 Votes: 5
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http://magical-mike.com/chris-hedges
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http://www.truthdig.com/chris_hedges
 
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Books by Chris Hedges
The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress (2011)
language
English
4.04 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Saying "I really liked it" is a bit much, in an interesting way. This book was a difficult read, not in terms of style, which is eminently clear, but in its subject. This book somewhat mercilessly strips off the 'good-guy' political image we have of ourselves, and uses stories ...
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (2012)
language
English
4.14 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: 3.5 stars. The chapters on the history of the Badlands and the plight of people living on the reservation, on the almost post-apocalyptic disaster that is modern day West Virginia, and maybe New Jersey were interesting, educational, and appropriately depressing. The crap at the e...
The Death of the Liberal Class (2010)
language
English
3.98 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: “The commercial media … help citizens feel as if they are successful and have met these aspirations, even if they have not. They tend to neglect reality (they don't run stories about how life is hard, fame and fortune elusive, hopes disappointed) and instead celebrate idealized i...
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009)
language
English
3.92 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Author Chris Hedges, a combined social observer and investigative journalist, offers a sobering evaluation of American contemporary democracy and society in “Empire of Illusion.” Hedges assessment is not reassuring. The author’s diagnosis characterizes that American democracy is ...
Death of the Liberal Class (2011)
language
English
3.98 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A brilliant and sad book by a very thoughtful writer.
review 2: I didn't enjoy this as much as his other publications but it was still interesting enough.
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