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Is Chris Hedges a hypocrite?

A few months ago I attended at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in Camrose to listen to a lecture by the esteemed author and journalist Chris Hedges, whose latest book, America: The Farewell Tour, I had read with interest. America is a call to action, a call to reject materialism and capitalism and to embrace socialist democracy, to clean up our politics, economics, and the environment before it’s too late. Yet a quick check of Hedges’s personal circumstances made me wonder if he walks the walk, or if he’s just another author with a bestselling manifesto he only aspires to. So I was both curious and fortunate to ask him the question that had arisen in my mind as I had read the book’s final pages: Read More…


 

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