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 the most nine hellish news stories Monday through Friday 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!

The Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Morning Edition! for Sunday, December 9, 2012, are:

Josh Bivens, “Green ‘sequester’ is already costing US jobs

Robert Fisk, “Bashar al-Assad, Syria, and the truth about chemical weapons

Steven Greenhouse, “Documents Indicate Walmart Blocked Safety Push in Bangladesh”

Glenn Greenwald, “Obamacare architect leaves White House for pharmaceutical industry job

Peter Hart, “This Time, Trust Anonymous WMD Claims–They’ve Got ‘Specific Intelligence’

Andy Kroll, “The Mystery of the Pro-Obama Dark-Money Group

Stephen Walt, “Oil, Iran, and stability in the Gulf: Why the Gulf states want to keep Iran in a box

Marcy Wheeler, “Republican ‘Freedom’: Pepper Spray, Locked Doors, and Legalistic Gaming

Julia Whitty, “Chemical Dispersant Made BP Oilspill 52 Times More Toxic

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