This is Hell! Live:

We’re broadcasting live from 9AM – 1PM on WNUR 89.3FM, streaming here on our site, and published via podcast shortly after. By Monday morning we’ll have individual, streamable Soundcloud links to each interview. You’re welcome, America!




9:15 - Legal scholar Christopher Sprigman explores the creative side of copyright violation.

Christopher is co-author (with Kal Raustiala) of  The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation.  

10:05 - Journalist Matt Kennard reports back from a worldwide trip tracking the globe's financial elite.

Matthew wrote the stunning new book The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs the Masters of the Universe.  

10:55 - Sociologist Nicole Aschoff dissects the myths about capitalism that the rich are selling the rest of us.

Nicole's new book is highly recommended The New Prophets of Capital.  

11:45 - Law professor Ian Haney López explains how mainstream racism turned the middle class against itself.

Ian is author of the book Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class.  

12:40 - Steve Horn wonders why so many public letters in support of the oil industry look exactly the same.

Steve just wrote the DeSmog Blog article "Carbon Copy": How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters for Public Officials, Business Groups.Read More...