In this first segment of Chris Hedges’ conversation with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, the two diagnose the problems plaguing the US political system. They focus on the dysfunction of a two-party system dominated by corporate interests, and that system’s refusal to solve the urgent issues facing the nation, such as unaffordable health care, economic inequality, and climate change. Stein calls for a moral democracy that is responsive to the demands of its citizens. Next week, Hedges and Stein lay out the solutions that would make her vision possible.
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