Days of Revolt

Days of Revolt: The Return of the Radical

May 31, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges hosts disbarred civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart and activist Ralph Poynter in a discussion on the outcomes of 1960s and 1970s radicalism, and where that political consciousness is today in the face of worsening social and economic conditions.

Days of Revolt: The General’s Son

May 10, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews Miko Peled, Israeli peace activist and author of The General’s Son: The Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

Days of Revolt: The Assault of the Animal Agriculture Industry

May 4, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews the directors of the film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” to discuss the impact of the animal agriculture industry on accelerating climate change and environmental degradation, and the surprising silence on the part of environmental groups.

Days of Revolt: Coping with Reality

April 27, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews climate change activist Tim DeChristopher about the social tension and injustice triggered by the deadly failure of the industrial world to confront climate change

Days of Revolt: Letting Go of the World

April 19, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews documentary filmmaker Josh Fox to discuss the catastrophe of climate change and Fox’s new film “How to Let Go of the World”, which showcases the role of art and culture in helping us embrace what climate can’t change

Days of Revolt: Beyond the Vote

April 12, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party MD Senate candidate Dr. Margaret Flowers confront corporate power’s influence in the U.S. two-party electoral system, and detail the forms of resistance that can transcend it.

Days of Revolt: Why the Brutalized Become Brutal

April 5, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and two US veterans lament the brutality of the American military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, which fuels the conditions for terrorism, and speak out about the painful struggle of coping with PTSD

Days of Revolt: Junk Economics and the Future (2/2)

March 29, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges continues his discussion with UMKC economics professor Michael Hudson on his new book Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy

Days of Revolt: How We Got to Junk Economics

March 22, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews economist Michael Hudson on the history of classical economics and explores Marx’s interpretation of capitalism as exploitation

Days of Revolt: Mr. Fish

March 15, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and political cartoonist Dwayne “Mr. Fish” Booth discuss the use of art to speak truth to systems of power in an age of corporate domination of information

Days of Revolt: The New Mexican Revolution

March 8, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews two activists from Mexico who explain the effects of US-imposed neoliberalism on Mexico, and their demands for a new constitution

Days of Revolt: Sacrifice Zones

March 1, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and two Native American activists discuss the violation of land and lives of Indigenous peoples, particularly the decades of open-pit uranium mining that is responsible for spreading nuclear contaminants across the continent today

Days of Revolt: The Solution (2/2)

February 23, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein lay out the solutions to issues like economic inequality and climate change, and explain the need for sustained civil disobedience and a unified grassroots movement.

Days of Revolt: The Problem

February 15, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party candidate Jill Stein diagnose the problems plaguing US politics, highlighting the dysfunction of a two-party system dominated by corporate interests.

Days of Revolt: Company Town

February 9, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the corporate takeover of Salinas, CA by a multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, and the ways in which a radical city councilman and a civil rights attorney have been able to fight against it.

Days of Revolt: The Suicide of the Liberal Church

February 2, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges speaks with two Union Theological Seminary student-activists about their fight against the school’s plans to sell property to luxury condo developers and further gentrify Harlem

Days of Revolt: The Death of the American City

January 26, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges speaks with two esteemed labor activists from Detroit about the desperation caused by industrial decline and deregulation, especially amongst Black people, and attest to the necessity and inevitability of revolt under such conditions.

Days of Revolt: All Life is Sacred

January 19, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the moral imperative of veganism with legal scholar, animal rights activist, and longtime vegan, Gary Francione.

Days of Revolt: The New Black Militants

January 12, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges sits down with two activists from Ferguson’s Hands Up United, Rika Tyler and T-Dubb-O, to discuss the oppression of Black people in and around Ferguson, and the importance of international solidarity in the fight for racial justice.

Days of Revolt: America’s Death Squads

January 5, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and investigative journalist Allan Nairn break down the mechanics of U.S. intervention across the globe, and the consequences still unraveling today.