Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist. He spent nearly two decades as a correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, with fifteen years at the "New York Times." He is the author of numerous bestselling books, including "Empire of Illusion"; "Death of the Liberal Class"; "War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning"; and "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt," which he co-wrote with Joe Sacco. He writes a weekly column for the online magazine Truthdig. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey."