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Chris Hedges is the author of many books, including Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America, and War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, which was a National Book Critics Circle finalist. He is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute and was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor and National Public Radio. He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.