Chris Hedges is a longtime foreign correspondent who was part of a team
that won the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage. He has been in combat zones
more times than he wishes to recount. He is a powerful social critic and
critic of capitalism, and is the author of more than ten books, including
War is a Force that Gives us Meaning; Death of the Liberal Class; and Days
of Destruction, Days of Revolt. He is a columnist for Truthdig.