Born OTD in 1956, American journalist, Presbyterian minister, and visiting Princeton University lecturer, Chris Hedges. “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt is a 2012 illustrated non-fiction book authored by Chris Hedges and illustrated by Joe Sacco, chronicling life in poverty in different parts of the United States. The book is interspersed with interviews with several individuals as well as monographs capturing the devastation caused to people and the environment by unchecked post-industrial free market capitalism in the United States, in so called sacrifice zones.”

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Born OTD in 1960, Maltese-American cartoonist & journalist, Joe Sacco. In late 91 & early 92, at the time of the first Intifada, Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank & Gaza Strip, travelling & taking notes. Upon returning to the United States he started writing & drawing Palestine, which combines the techniques of eyewitness reportage with the medium of comic-book storytelling to explore this complex, emotionally weighty situation.

He captures the heart of the Palestinian experience in image after unforgettable image, with great insight and remarkable humour. The … More

Born OTD in 1956, American journalist & Presbyterian minister, Chris Hedges. Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post three years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges & award-winning cartoonist & journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones, those areas in America that have been offered up for exploitation in the name of profit, progress, & technological advancement.

They wanted to show in words and drawings what life looks like in places where the marketplace rules without constraints, … More