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Why I Pray This Is My Last Book on the Subject of War

War unleashes the poison of nationalism, with its twin evils of self-exaltation and bigotry. Backed by shameless cheerleaders, it creates an illusory sense of unity and purpose but leads only to death and misery.

Chris Hedges ·


This Time the Collapse Will Be Global

The archeological remains of past civilizations, including those of the prehistoric Cahokia temple mound complex in Illinois, are sobering reminders of our fate.

Chris Hedges ·


Plotting War on Iran

The United States, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, responsible for military fiascos, hundreds of thousands of deaths, and innumerable war crimes in the Middle East, are now plotting to attack Iran.

Chris Hedges ·


The Permanent War Economy

Permanent war has cannibalized the country. It has created a social, political, and economic morass. Each new military debacle is another nail in the coffin of Pax Americana.

Chris Hedges ·


Digitally Disappeared: YouTube Has Deleted Six Years of My Show

Are we a more informed and better society because of this wholesale censorship?

Chris Hedges ·


Israel Is Carrying Out Mass Murder, Aided and Abetted by the US

Israel is not exercising "the right to defend itself" in the occupied Palestinian territories. It is carrying out mass murder. It is a war crime. 

Chris Hedges ·


The Collapse of the American Empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.

Chris Hedges ·


The Evil Within Us: Evangelicals and Mass Murder in Atlanta

Millions of largely white Americans, hermetically sealed within the ideology of the Christian Right, yearn to destroy the 'Satanic' forces they blame for the debacle of their lives. And one such evangelical just killed eight people in Atlanta.

Chris Hedges ·


The American Rescue Plan Does Not Address the Deep-Rooted Inequality Killing Us

Biden's bailout will not alter the structural inequities and other fundamental underpinnings of America's death spiral.

Chris Hedges ·


The Age of Social Murder

The ruling elites, despite the accelerating and tangible ecological collapse, mollify us, either by meaningless gestures or denial.

Chris Hedges ·

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