Ape Speaks with Chris Hedges on Empire of Illusion

This week; Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, former war correspondent for the New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor, and author. Some of his book titles include: ‘What Every Person Should Know About War,’ ‘War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning,’ ‘Fascist America: The Christian Right and the War on America,’ ‘I Don’t Believe in Atheists,’ ‘Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians,’ and his latest, ‘Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle’ which questions the viability of a society distracted to death through the illusions of “mass media, the entertainment industry, and popular culture.”

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