Posts Tagged ‘contact’

On Contact: How Joe Biden Is Not FDR

 NOTE: Listen to Margaret Flowers speak with Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report in “Biden Is No FDR, Just a Business-As-Usual Democrat.” On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to history professor and author Paul Street about the Biden administration and its continuity with the Democratic and Republic administrations’ policies and programs to […]

Dutch govt temporarily disables Covid-19 contact-tracing app after it emerges Google apps accessed data on Android phones

The Dutch health ministry has disabled its coronavirus warning app for two days after it was revealed that private data was collected by other programs Google installs by default on Android phones. The CoronaMelder app will not send warnings about potential infections for two days starting from Wednesday evening, the health ministry said on April […]

On Contact: Cancel Culture

On Contact: Cancel Culture  On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses cancel culture with Dan Kovalik, author and associate professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh. Dan Kovalik is the author of ‘Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture’. YouTube channel: On Contact Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/on-contact-1 Source 00 Hits: 5

On Contact: Securing Democracy With Glenn Greenwald

 On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to the US journalist Glenn Greenwald about how his reporting exposed the corruption that is rife among Brazil’s political, judicial, and economic elite. Greenwald was able to show, through a trove of documents, how President Jair Bolsonaro and his crypto-fascist party manipulated the legal system with […]

On Contact: Emergence Of The Global Police State

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the emergence of the global police state with Professor William I. Robinson. Robinson’s new book, The Global Police State, uses shocking data to reveal how far capitalism has become a system of repression. He argues the emerging megacities of the world are becoming the battlegrounds where […]

On Contact: America’s Secret Government

On Contact: America’s Secret Government [embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the rise of America’s secret government with journalist and author David Talbot. David Talbot’s book is ‘The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government’. YouTube channel: On Contact Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/on-contact-1 Source 00 Hits: […]

On Contact: Art – Transformative, Transcendent, Revolutionary

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to artist and cartoonist Dwayne Booth, aka Mr. Fish, about the cultural requirement for revolution. Mr. Fish’s new book is ‘Nobody Left – Conversations with Famous Radicals, Progressives and Cultural Icons About the End of Dissent, Revolution and Liberalism in America’. Among those featured are: Joan Baez, […]

The International Criminal Court Contact

‘This Side of Life’ What needs to happen is the International Criminal Court must be deluged with complaints. Our governments have been corrupted. Somebody must care about our children… I’m fairly certain Nazi Germany didn’t consider themselves subject to their rulings either. It is now obvious that the government of the USA is intent upon […]

On Contact: Realities Of War

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the realities of war, its appeal for young men and its destruction of them, with Salar Abdoh, novelist and essayist. Abdoh’s new novel, ‘Out of Mesopotamia’, considered one of a handful of great modern war novels, tells the story of Saleh, a jaded, middle-aged Iranian reporter who […]

On Contact: The Power Of Classics

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with Emily Allen-Hornblower and Marquis McCray the power of the classics, such as Sophocles’ play Philoctetes, to elucidate mass incarceration. Emily Allen-Hornblower is a professor of Classics at Rutgers University and is the recipient of a Whiting Foundation grant to foster dialogues about the classics with incarcerated and formerly […]

On Contact: People’s History Of West Virginia

On Contact: People’s History Of West Virginia [embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to filmmaker and journalist, Eleanor Goldfield about her documentary, “Hard Road of Hope”. Goldfield’s documentary, “Hard Road of Hope”, revisits West Virginia’s long tradition of radicalism and militant unionism, including the famed 1921 armed uprising, the largest since the Civil War, […]

On Contact: Biden Administration Redux, Deep State, Empire And Censorship

 On this show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald about the incoming Biden administration and what it will mean for a country in crisis, ravaged by a pandemic it cannot control, hostage to corporate power and bifurcated into warring factions. Glenn Greenwald is the author of several bestsellers, including ‘How […]

On Contact: America’s Existential Crisis

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses with moral philosopher Dr. Cornel West what we can learn about America’s existential crisis after witnessing enraged supporters of Donald Trump storming the Capitol to try and halt Congress’s counting of the electoral votes to confirm the victory of President-elect Joe Biden. Dr. Cornel West, professor of […]

Oversized Chicago wedding divides Orthodox Jews, foils contact tracers

JTA — Officials in the Chicago area are struggling to uncover whether an Orthodox Jewish wedding that violated public health restrictions led to new COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit city. About 150 guests attended the wedding in a Chicago suburb on December 2 at a time when 14.8% of COVID-19 tests in the surrounding county were […]

Oversized Chicago wedding divided Orthodox Jews and foiled contact tracers

Officials in the Chicago area are struggling to uncover whether an Orthodox Jewish wedding that violated public health restrictions led to new COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit city. About 150 guests attended the wedding in a Chicago suburb on Dec. 2 at a time when 14.8% of COVID tests in the surrounding county were coming […]

Israeli government tells court it may reduce Shin Bet role in contact tracing

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On Contact: Wrecking The left

 On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the boutique activism of identity politics, political correctness and what has become known as humanitarian intervention, the justification of US and […]

Israeli army says its contact tracing is working, rejecting criticism

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Kamala Harris Named in Biden Email as Key Contact on Shady China Deal

Kamala Harris is named as a contact in Hunter Biden’s emails during a discussion about a shady business deal with a Chinese Communist Party-linked energy company, according to a bombshell report by Fox News. In an email, dated May 15, 2017, Jim Biden shares a list of “key domestic contacts for phase one target projects” […]

On Contact: Fascism – America’s DNA

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Gabriel Rockhill about the undercurrents of fascism in America’s DNA, and the US role in internationalizing fascism after World War II through clandestine activities such Operation Paperclip and Operation Gladio. Rockhill is a Franco-American philosopher and the founding Director of the Critical Theory Workshop […]

36,450 Medical practitioners Signed Declaration against Lockdown, Contact Tracing, Concerns for Physical & Mental Health Impacts to Entire World Populations by infectious disease Epidemiologists & Public Health Scientists #Covid19

Lissa’s Humane Life As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection. From October 1-4, 2020, the American Institute for Economic Research hosted a remarkable meeting of top epidemiologists, economists, and […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Biden Transition Team In Contact With Fauci

The U.S. is repeatedly breaking coronavirus records, and experts predict cases will surge after the Thanksgiving holiday. To date, more than 12.6 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 1.41 million people worldwide, including more than 259,000 in the U.S., have died. The virus continues to […]

On Contact: Covid-19 And America’s Health Care Crisis

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Dr. Margaret Flowers about the Covid-19 pandemic and the catastrophic response to the public health crisis under America’s for-profit healthcare system. Without national coordination, or universal and free national health care, Americans are faced with uneven or absent care due to hospital closures, reductions in hospital beds and services. […]

On Contact: American Fascists And The Christian Right

[embedded content] On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to the Rev. Dr. Mel White about the Christian Right, which Hedges describes as “a homegrown fascist movement.” It has been organizing to take political power for decades, he says. During the Trump administration, it seized senior positions in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government […]

Boris Johnson goes into isolation after contact with person infected with COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has gone into isolation after coming into contact with someone infected with COVID-19, a Downing Street spokesperson said on Sunday evening. The head of government, who was severely affected by COVID-19 several months ago, feels “good” and has “no symptoms” of the disease, the same source said, adding that he […]

On Contact: American Dissent

On Contact: American Dissent  On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Paul Street about the outcome of the US presidential election, and how despite likely losing, Donald Trump has solidified an angry, disposed working class that cuts across racial lines and has embraced a right-wing populism. What does this portend for […]

Michigan Businesses Face 6 Months In Jail if They Don’t Track ALL Customers For Contact Tracing

By Matt Agorist Earlier this year, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made headlines with the arbitrary dictates that poured from her office to ostensibly limit the spread of COVID-19. Showing how arbitrary and tyrannical the dictates were, Michigan citizens were banned from buying a can of paint or a bag of seeds for a vegetable garden, […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Finance Minister to go into quarantine after contact with patient

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are dealing with a renewed coronavirus outbreak, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Israel currently has 9,867 active cases; 2,592 people have died. In the West Bank, there are 4,715 active […]

French police question man over contact with Nice church killing suspect

PARIS — A 47-year-old man believed to have been in contact with the suspected knifeman who killed three people at a church in the French city of Nice has been detained for questioning, a judicial source said Friday. The man was detained late Thursday after the attack in Nice’s Notre-Dame basilica by a 21-year-old Tunisian […]

On Contact: Assange Extradition Hearing

[embedded content] Chris Hedges discusses with former British ambassador Craig Murray the hearing that just adjourned in London to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Murray’s exhaustive reporting, which can be found at craigmurray.org.uk, has become one of the few sources of reliable information about the hearing, which has become notoriously difficult to […]

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