Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for a variety of publications. With fifteen years with the New York Times, he spent nearly two decades as a correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans. Empire of Illusion, Death of the Liberal Class, War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning, and Days of Destruction, Days of Rebellion, which he co-wrote with Joe Sacco, are among his many best-selling novels. He contributes a weekly column on the website Truthdig. He is a resident of Princeton, New Jersey.