Chris Hedges was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News, the Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio. He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism. Hedges is the author of the bestseller American Fascists and National Book Circle finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. He is a Senior Fellow at the Nation Institute and a Lannan Literary Fellow and has taught at Columbia University, New York University and Princeton University.

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