Chris Hedges
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"Christopher Lynn" ""Chris"" "Hedges" is an American journalist, activist, author, Presbyterian Church/Presbyterian minister and humanitarian. Hedges is also known as the best-selling author of several books including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002)—a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction—Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009), Death of the Liberal Class (2010) and his most recent New York Times best seller, written with cartoonist Joe Sacco, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (2012).

Hedges is currently a columnist for the progressive news and commentary website Truthdig, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City, and a contributing author for OpEdNews. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more than fifty countries, and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Dallas Morning News, and The New York Times, where he was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years (1990–2005).

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It ought to be interesting.

Rape mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects.

I like new challenges -- I'm following someone strong, ... I'm hoping this will be the place to stay.

I remember this kid said, 'I can't believe we did all this work to come in second,' ... I wanted to kill him because we learned so much along the way.

Point us away from the city of man toward the city of God.

Losing Moses on the Freeway.

The perfect chair to sit in or porridge to taste.

Life of solitude, guilt, anger and remorse.