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    Panel Discussion on Thomas Paine

    Chris Hedges, Cornel West, and Richard Wolff talked about the importance of Thomas Paine and his most influential works: Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. This event…

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    Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

    Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic…

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    After Words with Alain de Botton

    Mr. de Botton, an atheist, argues that rather than mocking religion, atheists and agnostics should steal the best ideas from world religions, such asthe methods for building strong…

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    In Depth with Chris Hedges

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A foreign correspondent with a…

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    Book Discussion on Death of the Liberal Class

    Chris Hedges, fellow at the Nation Institute, argues that America’s liberal class has collapsed and with it the citizenry’s protection against what the author deems, the…

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    Politics and Culture Panel

    Authors talked about their books on politics and culture. They responded to questions from members of the audience. George Packer is the author of Interesting Times: Writings from a…

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    After Words with Chris Hedges

    Chris Hedges talked about his book Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (Nation Books; July 13, 2009). In his book he describes what he considers to be the…

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    Future of Feature Writing Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the future of feature writing instead of the advertised topic of how write feature stories. The history of feature writing was discussed and the changes…

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    Combating Terrorism

    The panel talked about the media coverage of the Middle East during the War on Terror. They also discussed the roles of political actors in the creation and propagation of militarized…

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    Third Party Presidential Candidate Debate

    Third party presidential candidates Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin had a debate. Among the issues they addressed were the role and scope of government, the place of independent and…

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    Q&A with Chris Hedges

    Chris Hedges talked about the state of U.S. government and journalism and how he became a journalist after beginning his career as a minister. He also talked about his book Collateral…

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    Contentious Ground: The Middle East

    A panel of authros talked about their books and the Middle East. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Zachary Karabell moderated.  Zachary Karabell is…

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    Book Discussion on I Don't Believe in Atheists

    Chris Hedges talked about his book I Don’t Believe in Atheists, published by Free Press. In his book Mr. Hedges, who holds a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity…

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    Future of Iraq Panel

    Investigative reporters talked about the topic, “Iraq: What’s Next?” and about their books on that topic. Their discussion was moderated by Nancy Snow. After…

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    The Politics of Faith Panel

    The panelists debated the topic, “Religion: The Politics of Faith,” moderated by Jonathan Kirsch. They also talked about their books on this topic. After their…

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    Costs of Iraq Conflict

    Following welcoming comments to a conference titled “The War in Iraq: Four Years Later - Where did we come from?  Where are we going? Where should we be? - A…

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    Book Discussion on American Fascists

    Chris Hedges talked about his book American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America, published by Free Press. A former New York Times foreign correspondent and Harvard…

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    Writing about Religion

    Panelists talked about the role religion plays in political conflicts and the role faith has played in wars. After their discussion they responded to audience members'…

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    Envisioning America's Future

    Moderated by Barry Siegel, the panelists talked about America’s political and global future from various perspectives and about their books on the topic. Chris Hedges wrote Losing…

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    The Realities of War

    Mr. Hedges spoke to students about the myths and costs of war, and about his experiences in various war zones as a war correspondent. He also talked about opposition to warfare,…

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