Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Morning Edition! Nine Circles of Hell!


The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – is posted each weekday. While we post nine hellish news stories Monday through Friday now at Noon (US central), our Sunday Morning Edition! features the best writing from the past week – including opinion pieces – by nine past guests on This is Hell!

Today’s Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Morning Edition! for Sunday, July 29, 2012, are:

Peter van Buren, “Too.Much.Self.Love.

John Cassidy, “Why Obama Shouldn’t Write James Holmes Out of History

Robert Fisk, “Syrian war of lies and hypocrisy

Glenn Greenwald, “Most likely to attack Iran: One of the White House’s favorite Middle East reporters insists — as a compliment — that Obama deserves the title”

Paul Harris, “‘They shout at you and harass you’: how workers toil at Walmart’s US suppliers”

Harold Meyerson, “Bankrupt cities? Don’t blame unions

James Petras, “The Great Transformation: From the Welfare State to the Imperial Police State”

Joan Walsh, “Obama’s small steps on guns: In his toughest remarks yet, he tells the Urban League ‘AK 47s belong on the battlefield of war not on the streets’”

Dave Zirin, “Why the NCAA’s Sanctions on Penn State Are Just Dead Wrong

Come back tomorrow, for the Nine Circles of Hell! now posted at Noon (US central), Monday through Friday.




  • Bilbo

    I hope everyone who has an email subscription will go to the link for the Atlantic Monthly’s “Brave Thinkers” nomination and nominate Chuck.