Chris Hedges | Snowden Debate | Oxford Union


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Mar 21, 2014

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DEBATE TOPIC: This house would call Edward Snowden a Hero

ABOUT CHRIS HEDGES: Christopher Lynn “Chris” Hedges is an American journalist specializing in American politics and society. 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 the cartoonist Joe Sacco, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (2012). Hedges is currently a columnist for news website Truthdig and a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City.

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