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Chris Hedges on the Death of the Liberal Class

February 22, 2011

Hour 2

Are the press, labor movement, universities, and liberal religious organizations letting down the disenfranchised? Pulitzer Prize winner CHRIS HEDGES, former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, has been following the free-market trend, and thinks it’s responsible for the poor losing their defense against corporate excesses of power. The author of War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning and I Don’t Believe in Atheists, Hedges writes in his new book, Death of the Liberal Class, the lower classes are no longer protected by traditional liberal institutions.

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