Chris Hedges: War, Memory and Gettysburg

War, Memory and Gettysburg The inability of most generals to adapt, as Allen C. Guelzo writes in “Gettysburg: The Last Invasion,” “makes the Civil War look like an exercise in raw stupidity equivalent to the slaughters on the Western Front [of World War I].” By focusing on battlefield exploits we too often blot out the …

Chris Hedges on The Coming Collapse of America Generally and the Democratic Party Especially

The Coming Collapse The Democratic Party, which helped build our system of inverted totalitarianism, is once again held up by many on the left as the savior. Yet the party steadfastly refuses to address the social inequality that led to the election of Trump and the insurgency by Bernie Sanders. It is deaf, dumb and …