Vandana Shiva on Monsanto.
Trevor Aaaronson reveals ‘The Terror Factory.
Ken Silverstein dissects think tanks’ secret drones.
Bhaskar Sunkara explains the inadequacy of liberalism.
Huge blast rocks Kabul, four killed in Guinea protests, Stockholm riots now into fifth night, 300,000 flee Darfur fighting, Australian Aboriginal deaths in detention on the rise, bird flu now airborne, Europe bans pesticides blamed for killing bees, unions turn against Obamacare, and US military sexual misconduct condemned.
Suicide bombers kill 20 in Niger, Taliban rickshaw bomb kills 13 including 11 cops, gunmen kill five including four prostitutes in Balochistan, Syria civil war rages on in Lebanon, Israelis and Palestinians committed war crimes, Malaysian government cracks down on opposition, mosque attacks follow British soldier’s killing, Swedish riots continue, and ex-Ford execs charged with crimes against humanity,
Maybe, just maybe, this is why.
Andy Kroll dissects campaign financing and the IRS.
Asli Bali on Syria.
Stan Cox talks rationing.
Paul Thomas talks education.
Todd Williams reports from ‘post-racial’ Hungary.
Michael Roper covers beer.
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Emily Matchar talks ‘The New Domesticity.’
Kristen Gwynne on the drug war and law enforcement.
Nicole Aschoff explains explains what’s behind the ‘Imported From Detroit’ PR campaign.
Sarah Jaffe gives ‘Dispatches from the Class War.’
Dave Buchen reports from Puerto Rico.
Greg Palast dissects the FBI’s Chechen investigation.
Kate O’Donnell says, ‘Thank You, Science!
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Chicago Reader’s ‘Best of Chicago 2013′ reader survey is live!
Middle East correspondent at The Economist Sarah Birke on Syria.
Worker rights activist Charles Kernaghan discusses the Bangladesh garment factory disaster.
Anthropologist Robin Nagle goes “On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City.”
Psychologist Roland Weierstall describes, “The peculiar psychology of war likely holds answers for avoiding future atrocities.”
FAIR’s Jim Naureckas gives a ‘Bulletin to the Head’ with his media criticism.
Susan Kang, ‘The Solidarity Bitch,’ talks labor.
Elvis DeMorrow skulks into the Konspiracy Korner to find what the Boston bombing has left behind.
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Kerala, India.
Al Jazeera’s Asad Hashim on Balochistan, Salon.com’s Alex Pareene talks debt, and sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild dissects ‘The Outsourced Self’
Correspondents will be investigative journalist Greg Palast, LaddieO.com from the hermetically sealed clean room of URL Labs, and Jeff Dorchen will deliver a Moment of Truth live from India.
George Zornick undoes the Obama Social Security myths, Michael Hudson on #OffshoreLeaks, Rami Khouri talks US media coverage of Iran, and Roger Cavazos decodes North Korea.
Correspondents will be Dan Litchfield who talks energy, Danny Muller on activism, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Go back to the turn of the century and hear how This is Hell! was talking about Iraq, corporate power, China, the economy, the war on drugs and the apocalypse. And Jake Tapper talks guns.
Obama’s crackdown on whistleblowers, a new scary trade deal, Obama’s Israeli heckler, and Iraq’s ‘intentional state of terror.
A ‘Radical Pessimist’ and ‘The View From The Agile Left.’
We’ll talk the ‘Third Intifada” with journalist Ben Ehrenreich, the National Iranian American Council’s Jamal Abdi on war with Iran, Pentagon spin with Dr. Ben Freeman, and the policy preferences of wealthy Americans with Professor Benjamin Page.
We’ll also hear from correspondent Marc Flury speaking to us from South Korea, and attorney Brian Foley gives some ‘Lawpaganda.’
This is Hell! is Chicago’s Best Morning Show and host Chuck Mertz is Chicago’s Best Journalist!
Afghanistan seeks arrest of Afghan-American on torture charges, Syria civil war reaches Tripoli, Congo rebels ready for war with UN, violent Stockholm protests continue, Italians in poverty double in two years, New Zealand rules cop raids of Maori homes illegal, governments interfere with deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation, our “increasingly water insecure world,” Ahmadinejad upset over candidate disqualifications, and women more likely to suffer mental illness.
Israel warns Syria about war crossing border, Jordan turning away Syrian refugees, Iraq fears Syria war spillover, deadly Iraq attacks continue to surge, Taliban kills Afghan cops, Afghan women increasingly jailed for ‘moral crimes,’ Congo war re-starts, Libyan weapons killing central African elephants, and swine flu hits Indiana and Iowa farms.
Scores killed in Iraq bombings, at least 13 dead in Pakistan mosque attacks, Syrian torture evidence discovered, Syrian refugee crisis explodes, manhood rites of passage kills 23, US soldier gets life for killing five colleagues, Russian military may return to Afghan border, 15,000+ protest Israeli military conscription, and Bahrain “red line” crossed.
Nothing like chasing ambulances.
16 killed in Afghan car bomb blast, another Syrian execution video, Asics factory collapse kills two, bribery probe hurts Wal-Mart profits, Nigerian war ramps up, Egypt’s worst economic crisis since 1930s, Pope condemns capitalism again, hit men target Colombian journalists, and Israel takes steps to expand settlements.
Deadly Iraq bombings continue, Nigeria’s ‘state of emergency’ follows ‘declaration of war,’ US military sexual misconduct scandal widens, Osaka mayor suggests US troops use prostitutes, Walmart won’t sign Bangladesh garment worker safety agreement, BP and Shell raided in price-fixing scandal, Greek austerity causes more HIV and malaria, Europe in record recession, and Vietnam ‘rubber lords’ destroy Cambodia and Laos.