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    2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    Tariq Ali, author of The Extreme Centre, Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, and Chris Hedges, author of Wages of Rebellion, talked about capitalism and militarism. The panel was…

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    Snowden

    Ted Rall talked about his book, Snowden, about National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden and the documents that Mr. Snowden made public. During this event, Mr. Rall was joined by…

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    Wages of Rebellion

    Chris Hedges talked about his book Wages of Rebellion, in which he looks at stories of rebels from around the world and throughout history to illuminate the causes of revolution and…

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    Open Phones with Chris Hedges

    Chris Hedges talked about his book Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt, in which he discusses the causes of revolution and resistances by looking at stories of rebels from around…

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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 inequality. Topics…

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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 master’s degree…

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    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 “corporate state.” Mr.…

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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 Turbulent Decade…

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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 economic, political…

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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 being brought…

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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 presentations they responded…

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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 violence.…

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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 third…

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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 Damage:…

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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 the author of Peace Be upon You: The…

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    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 School, examines…

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    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 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 their presentations the…

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