International Journal of Radical Critique | November 29, 2011
"What happens is, in all of these movements... the footsoldiers of the elite, the blue uniformed police, the mechanisms of control finally don't want to impede the movement. And at that point the power elite is left defenseless." - Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and senior fellow at the Nation Institute. He writes a regular column for TruthDig every Monday. His books include Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.
Following the video, see the archived essay Resist or Become Serfs by Chris Hedges.