Co-hosted during the second hour with Rep. Bill Otto, formerly of the 9th district, in the Kansas legislature listen in to conversations with "Traditional Republicans" who have lived small town life in Kansas across the generations.
SPECIAL 1st HOUR PRESENTATION:
From the event recorded June 9, 2014 by WZBC - FM 90.3 FM announcement...
Chris Hedges is a [Pulitzer prize winning reporter - Ed. note] cultural critic and author who was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor and National Public Radio. He reported from Latin American, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism. He is a Senior Fellow at The Nation Institute and writes an online column for the web site Truthdig. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University, and University of Toronto.
In "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt" Chris Hedges indicts liberal institutions, including his former employer, the New York Times, that have distorted their basic beliefs in order to support unfettered capitalism, the national security state, globalization, and staggering income inequalities. Hedges argues that the death of the liberal class created a profound vacuum at the heart of American political life. And now speculators, war profiteers, and demagogues from militias to the Tea Party are filling the void. ...
2nd HOUR discussion with former KS State Rep. Bill Otto.
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