Nine Circles of Hell!: Friday, March 23, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! start with a past guest being spied on, reminds us Iran has no nukes – and that the NATO missile shield pisses off Russia so much they want to dump the IMF and World Bank. We get caught up with Wikileaks, the Afghan, Syrian and Somali wars, and learn about a new drug that makes you miserable.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Thursday, March 22, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! dispel a myth about the French shootings, reveal a huge spy center, finds something hidden from the US voter, and lotsa Irish corruption, reports some human rights abuse allegations, sees Assad’s Syria fading, just like the world’s water supply and it’s interest in addressing AIDS.

NEW FORMAT! Nine Circles of Hell!: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

In today’s Nine Circles of Hell!, we take a tour of our wars – those not-quite in our past and those potentially in our future – and the people who are profiting from them and those who are fighting against them – and the opponents varied campaigns some of which continue to be supported by scientific evidence.

URL Labs’ Website of the Week for March 17, 2012 Website of the Week Qoute from the site: “The Media Burn Archive is a collection of over 6,000 independent, non-corporate tapes that reflect cultural, political and social reality as seen by independent producers, from 1969 to the present.” In honor of St. Patrick’s, go here and watch the Chicago River get greener than usual.  Thanks to David H. Read more

The Best of This Is Hell!: Winter 2012 Part 2 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host couldn’t make it, so we aired Part Two of The Best of This Is Hell! Winter 2012. Chuck will be back next week. Don’t worry!

Winter 2012 Part 2 Lineup: Paul Pillar / Sarah Sobieraj / John Lanchester / Gar Alperovitz / Marwan Bishara / John Nichols / Suzanne Mettler

Nine Circles of Hell!: Friday, March 16, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! including three bonus stories are … Past guest could be next World Bank head, Arizona wants women to tell insurers why they need contraceptive, Immigrants get big chunk of fastest-growing US jobs, France says ‘non’ to Monsanto, New Venezuelan war on drugs led by US suspected kingpin, Turkey may enter Syria, Karzai doubts US massacre story, Islamic Jihad seeks “balance of terror,” and Rights groups want Iraq “emo” killings investigated.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! are … Past guest slapped by State Dept., Times costs Goldman Sachs billions, Iran cut off from world financial system unprecedented, Father of kidnapped IDF member says he’d do same if Palestinian, Woman forced to marry rapist kills self, Belarus opponents not allowed to leave, Most Indians haven’t benefited from boom, Disabled children kept from maturing, and Corn insecticide linked to honeybee decline.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! are … Goldman Sachs ‘ripping clients off,’ Georgia lottery players are suckers, Afghan war continues undeterred, Americans against Israeli attack on Iran, Ahmadenijad summoned by Parliament, Israel-Iran covert war continues, Russian opposition regroups, Suu Kyi’s speech censored, and Four million US homes threatened by global warming.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Monday, March 12, 2012 Nine Circles of Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles! are … Labor returns to march on Wisconsin, FBI continues to watch non-threat, Massacre suspect’s many problems, US and Russia continue Syria debate, Syrian group requests Western attack, Israel’s Iran attack plans, South Sudan violence, The Sarkozy-Gaddafi money scandal, and Depressing Greek student life.