Friday, October 21, 2011

Chris Hedges on Occupy

I had started reading Chris Hedges Death of the Liberal Class a bit before Occupy Wall Street got off the ground. It is an uncompromising and bleak polemic on, well, the massive sellout of liberal institutions; the image that came to mind was like turning on a hair dryer pointed at your face full blast. He is a serious, experienced man, and generally does not seem easily excitable, or as late as a month ago at all optimistic about America's future.

He's excited and optimistic now:

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