This is an interesting article by Chris Hedges for truthdig. I am reposting it here with the author’s permission.
Paul Tillich wrote that all institutions, including the church, are inherently demonic.Reinhold Niebuhr asserted that no institution could ever achieve the morality of the individual. Institutions, he Continue reading
Here is Chris Hedges’ latest column for TruthDig. It is about Cecily McMillan. It is reposted here with his permission.
NEW YORK—Cecily McMillan, wearing a red dress and high heels, her dark, shoulder-length hair stylishly curled, sat behind a table with her two lawyers Friday morning facing Judge Ronald Continue reading
This post comes from Chris Hedges’ column, “The Play’s the Thing” from truthdig. It was originally posted on December 15, 2013 and it is reposted here with permission.
I began teaching a class of 28 prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey during the first week of September. My last class meeting was Friday. The Continue reading
This is an important post by Chris Hedges for Truthdig. I am reposting here with permission. It was first posted Nov 17, 2013.
NEW YORK—I was in federal court here Friday for the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond to 10 years in prison for hacking into the computers of a private security firm that works on behalf of the government, including the Department of Homeland Security, and corporations such as Dow Chemical. In 2011 Hammond, now 28, released to the website WikiLeaks and Rolling Stone and other publications some 3 million emails from the Texas-based company Strategic Forecasting Inc., or Stratfor. Continue reading