Popular uprisings in the United States and around the world are inevitable in
the face of environmental destruction and wealth polarization.
Chris Hedges has chronicled the malaise and
sickness of a society in terminal moral decline in his books Empire of Illusion
and Death of the Liberal Class—investigates what social and psychological
factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance. Drawing on an ambitious
overview of prominent philosophers, historians, and literary figures he shows
not only the harbingers of a coming crisis but also the nascent seeds of
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