In May, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges was supposed to be speaking at an event for PEN. Instead, he told them he would not be speaking there and actually resigned from the organization.
Now joining us to talk about why he took these steps is Chris Hedges. As I said, he's a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. He's a senior fellow at The Nation. He was, previously to that, bureau chief of The New York Times in the Middle East. He's also author of a New York Times bestseller, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.