New Cold War.org, Jan 20, 2017
Chris Hedges is interviewed on the January 14, 2017 episode of RT America’s comedy program ‘Redacted Tonight, hosted by Lee Camp. The two discuss the state of politics in the United States on the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. You can watch the interview here, or by clicking the screen below. The interview is 15 minutes long.
Chris Hedges is the host of RT America‘s weekly interview program ‘On Contact’. The episode on January 15, 2017 examines the report of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence alleging Russian government interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Hedges interview journalists Abby Martin and Ben Norton.
Hedges introduces the 30-minute program episode with:
The declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence offers no evidence to support its allegations that Russia hacked the U.S. presidential election campaign. It is designed to discredit Donald Trump…
But this is not the only goal of this report. It is designed to bolster the McCarthyist, smear campaign against independent media, justify the expansion of NATO in eastern Europe and the billions in profits made there by the arms industry, and give plausible cover for the Democratic Party’s collapse….
Watch the episode here or by clicking the screen below:
Chris Hedges writes a weekly column in the online publication Truthdig. His latest column is dated January 15: ‘Building the institutions for revolt‘.