Wednesday, February 16 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, February 16, 2011, plus a bonus story on Israel and the ‘new’ Egypt and a special comment for Curveball, are: Madoff says “complicit” banks “had to know” of Ponzi scheme Globalization, anti-unionism gives to rich, takes from Read more

Tuesday, February 15 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, February 15, 2011, including four bonus stories covering Wisconsin’s coming state worker impasse, and four extra links on Bahrain’s uprising, are: Wisconsin governor wants National Guard to replace state workers Arizonan murders in anti-illegal immigration funding scheme Read more

Monday, February 14 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! experienced technical difficulties throughout the day and was unable to be posted. The Nine Circles return tomorrow, Tuesday, February 15. This is Hell! would like to take this opportunity to ask each and every one of you, will you be our Valentine … by supporting this year’s WNUR Phoneathon Fundraiser? Read more

Podcast for February 12 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Chase Madar is a civil rights attorney and a member of the National Lawyers Guild. Chase’s writing has appeared in the London Review of Books, Le Monde Diplomatique, the American Conservative Magazine and CounterPunch. His most recent article, “Why Bradley Manning Is a Patriot, Read more

Friday, February 11 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, February 11, 2011, plus a bonus story on geocentrism, are: US commits unprecedented spying on NATO secretary general Why are Indians the second largest group caught illegally entering US? Is US farm and federal reserve policy behind Read more

Thursday, February 10 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, February 10, 2011, are: Mubarak surprises everyone by not stepping down New Republicans ‘encountering turbulence’ in own party Farmers, ag bankers get rich on coming higher food prices Only remarried ‘war widows’ collect on late husband’s insurance Read more

Wednesday, February 9 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, February 9, 2011, plus two bonus stories on what you should fear, are: Pentagon strategy’s new Asia focus, expands mission creep FBI “breaking down doors with guns drawn” in Anonymous hunt Two Afghan kids killed each day; Read more

Tuesday, February 8 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, February 8, 2011, are: Some states say ‘no’ to fed money for extended unemployment New Congress set to launch anti-American activities hearings Report says Taliban, Al Qaeda not as tight as you may think Wikileaker Manning’s treatment Read more

Monday, February 7 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, February 7, 2011, including a bonus story on America’s guns, are: US-modified Romanian AKs arm Mexican drug war Cellphones smuggled into prison by guards; even Manson got two US military can get anyone, anywhere online First-hand report Read more

Podcast for February 5 Shows

Your bitter, blind, broke, gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Amy Aisen Kallander is a historian of Tunisia and assistant professor of Middle East history at Syracuse University. Amy wrote the article, “Tunisia’s Post-Ben Ali Challenge: A Primer,” at Middle East Report Online. Juan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at Read more