The bestselling author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and Empire of Illusion takes us inside the dark heart of American empire, at home and abroad.
Chris Hedges is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute and columnist for the Webby award-winning news site Truthdig. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, with fifteen years at the New York Times. He is the author of the bestsellers Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion, and War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning. He writes for numerous publications, including Harper's, New York Review of Books, Granta and Mother Jones.