In my current column, I point out that truth is offensive. Chris Hedges shows in the article below
that truth is so offensive that the media and academics avoid it, preferring to tell lies that
advance their careers. Three cheers for Chris Hedges, a person not afraid to tell the truth.
Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. He was columnist for Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate. He has had many university appointments. His internet columns have attracted a worldwide following. Roberts' latest books are The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West and How America Was Lost.