Chris Hedges To Poverty Scholars : US Government Lacks Legitimacy

[ you may just want to pop the jug on and then settle in for this one … ]

Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary brought Chris Hedges to their Poverty Scholars Strategic Dialogues on Media and Religion and he delivered a monumental address urging the poor deal effectively with the right wing’s grip on power, counter their fascistic racial targeting of Islam and other scapegoats like immigrants, gays, feminists, and lefties, by getting the public to see it’s a deliberate distraction to prevent our realizing the need to replace obsolete economic institutions, a corrupt media, and a criminal government lacking in legitimacy.

Poverty Initiative convened 90 Poverty Scholars–low-income organizers, faith leaders and media makers from over 41 organizations.

Check out povertyinitiative.org and help make change happen!

NYC, April 10, 2010.

Camera and audio by Joe Friendly

Next Post

There Are More Things In Heaven & Earth, Than Are Dreamt Of In Your Philosophy

Sat Apr 24 , 2010
[ ‘The Lion Hunt’ – 1616 ] On this day in history, 394 years ago – on April 23rd, 1616 to be exact – the two greatest European writers of all time shuffled off this mortal coil. Both were famous for sidestepping or deflating the sacred narratives and windy generalities […]