By Jeffrey Bowers
Originally published on Truth Dig
What does United States of America stand for nowadays if political division is at an all time high? Is it still the land of the free if America has the highest rate of incarceration in the world? Are we still the home of the brave if we refuse to stand up to injustice, because it would compromise our pocketbook? This disconnection from reality is the definition of psychosis. Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, best-selling author, and activist Chris Hedges (pictured) has made it his life’s work to highlight this inequity and combat the complacency of the consumerist culture.