Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chris Hedges – The corporate state, faux liberalism & the sham of democracy

A fantastic interview with Chris Hedges (somewhat long – the first 60 minutes is the best). Hedges is a prolific author(9 books) and New York Times journalist with an interesting CV including training in a seminary and a long period as foreign correspondent. He reiterates many points I have made in previous posts, that it doesn’t […]

The rise and rise of the military-industrial complex in the us

Excellent documentary shown on BBC in 2005 about how pervasive the military and the corrupt military-industrial complex behind it  has become in the US and how corrosive it has been to the body politic. It also raises several of the points I made in an earlier post about cognitive dissonance, propaganda and co-opting the media. Another documentary […]