Episode 7.5: Chris Hedges and the “Empire of Illusion”

Peasants & Emperors is a podcast presenting topics related to democracy, science, culture, women’s issues, current events and critical thinking. A new podcast is produced and available for listening/download approximately every two weeks.

In this episode, Rick introduces the audience to a book written by Chris Hedges called Empire of Illusion. Originally published in 2009, Hedge’s book provides readers with insights in to the political, cultural and economic decay of the United States. Canadians take note because, to borrow a French aphorism, when America gets a sniffle Canada catches a cold.

Episode 7.5: Chris Hedges and the Illusion of Empire

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Notes & Clarifications
1). In the show, Rick makes reference to an interview Chris Hedges gives with CBC’s The Current. Here is the link to the page hosting the interview. The actual link to open the interview is located at left just under Hedge’s picture by the heading “Listen.” Feel free to leave a note on what you thought of either this podcast or Hedge’s interview.

2). Click here to open the http://www.amazon.ca page to purchase Hedge’s book Empire of Illusion. The other book of his I would recommend reading is The Death of the Liberal Class.

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