Podcast for Saturday, December 2, 2006 Shows

Nancy Davies reports for NarcoNews from Oaxaca. Her most recent writing includes, "An Affront to the People of Oaxaca A Chronicle of the Battle of November 25." Jeff Sharlett is a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine and he has the cover story in the December issue entitled, "Through A Glass Darkly: How The Christian Right Read more

Podcast for Saturday, November 18, 2006 Shows

Mark Engler is an analyst with Foreign Policy in Focus (http://www.fpif.org). Mark writes for the Democracy Uprising web site (http://www.democracyuprising.com/) and serves as a commentator for the Institute for Public Accuracy and for the Mainstream Media Project. Mark is an activist as well as a writer and has worked with the Arias Foundation for Peace Read more

Podcast for Saturday, November 11, 2006 Shows

Black Agenda Report (http://www.blackagendareport.com) managing editor Bruce Dixon talked with us about his article, "Impeachment Democrats, Antiwar Democrats, Count-Every-Vote Democrats Vs. Democratic Party Leaders." Julia Whitty wrote the story, "The Thirteenth Tipping Point News: 12 global disasters and 1 powerful antidote," for the November/December issue of Mother Jones. Julia has been making nature documentaries for the Read more

Podcast for Saturday, November 7, 2006 Shows

award-winning investigative journalist Robert Parry who broke many of the Iran-Contra scandal stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek, talked about his most recent writings on the elections at Consortiumnews.com (http://www.consortiumnews.com/index.html). Those stories include "America’s Slide to Totalitarianism," "Bush Will Say Anything," "America’s Point of No Return" and "Al-Qaeda Wants Republicans to Win." Bob’s most Read more

Podcast for Saturday, November 4, 2006 Shows

David Rosen is completing the manuscript for "Perversions: America’s Secret Passion for Deviant Sexual Pleasures." He is author of, most recently, "Sex & the City of Orgies," a book review of "Sex in the City: An Illustrated History" (by Alison Maddex) and "NYCSEX: How New York City Transformed Sex in America" (New York Museum of Read more

Podcast for Saturday, October 28, 2006 Shows

Steve Kretzman is executive director of Oil Change International (http://www.priceofoil.org/). Steve’s most recent piece is “Separation Of Oil And State.” Doug Ireland (http://direland.typepad.com/), returns to This is Hell for the first time in three years. Doug has written for the New York Post, in the pre-Rupert Murdoch ownership days, he was a columnist and chief Read more

Podcast for Saturday, October 21, 2006 Shows

Ken Silverstein, Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine (http://www.harpers.org) who writes regularly for the magazine’s web site and has the feature article in the November newsstand edition, "Barack Obama, Inc.: The birth of a Washington machine." Ken was on the This is Hell back in 2002. Greg Grandin is author of "The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin Read more

Podcast for Saturday, October 14, 2006 Shows

Alexander Cockburn, one of our very favorite guests, returned to This is Hell. Alexander runs the amazing Counterpunch newsletter and web site. We never do this, but we found Cockburn’s entry in Wikipedia friggin’ hilarious. So check out this link. At least they finally took out the crack about phonetically pronouncing his last name. Alexander Read more

Podcast for Saturday, October 7, 2006 Shows

Dan La Botz, a visiting assistant professor of history and Latin American studies Miami (Ohio) University. Dan is a founding member of the Teamsters for a Democratic Union (http://www.tdu.org/). He is the author of "Democracy in Mexico" (South End Press). He recently wrote the piece, "Mexico’s Two Presidents and Two Governments: Dual Power, Revolution, or Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 30, 2006 Shows

Jon Wiener returns to talk about his book, "Gimme Some Truth: the John Lennon FBI Files," (http://www.LennonFBIfiles.com/) which are the basis for he new movie, "The US versus John Lennon." Jon was on a few weeks ago to discuss the Chicago Eight and his book, "Conspiracy on the Streets." Jon’s Freedom of Information Act case, Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 23, 2006 Shows

Kerry Pither of the Committee of Organizations Intervening at the Arar Inquiry returns to This is Hell to fill us in on what happened in the Maher Arar case this week. Arar is the Syrian-born Canadian who was the victim of US rendition. To find out more about Maher’s case, visit his web site at Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 16, 2006 Shows

Carah Ong is the Iran Policy Analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation (http://www.armscontrolcenter.org), Carah writes a blog on the ongoing Iran weapons controversy at http://irannuclearwatch.blogspot.com Conn Hallinan is a foreign policy analyst for Foreign Policy in Focus (http://www.fpif.org) and a provost in Journalism at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Conn’s Read more