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 New World Notes 
 First of 2 parts
 Weekly Program
 Chris Hedges
 Kenneth Dowst  
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In a brilliant speech, CHRIS HEDGES argues that the class war is real ... that the ordinary people are losing ... that all of society's institutions have betrayed the people and "sold out" to Established Power ... that whatever political and economic justice there has been exists only because ordinary people struggled hard against the elite to create that justice... and that widespread nonviolent rebellion by the people is now essential to prevent disaster.

(Continued in "Credits.")
Part history lesson, part political science, part cultural analysis, and part sermon, Hedges' talk is an intellectual tour-de-force--and also a great listen.

The audio (taken from a videotape available online) was lightly edited for radio by Robin Upton and previously broadcast on his "Unwelcome Guests" program (unwelcomeguests.net). Thanks again to Robin. I believe that Hedges delivered this speech in 2011.

Introduction by KD. I am responsible for the title used here.

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "Boardwalk") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast, as NWN #356, in December 2014. Files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as #356.

More details, photos, great links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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