Dec 072010
 

12.7.10 Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges joins Coy to discuss his new book Death of the Liberal Class. Movements expressing rage, anger, and discontent towards established power have taken center stage, argues Hedges, because today’s government is no longer looking out for the working class. From the creation of the middle class out of the labor movement, to the financial ramifications of World War I and the Espionage Act of 1917, one of the most intelligent, informed guests in the history of the program explains exactly to where and under what circumstances this “liberal class” has dissappeared.

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