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 16, 2012, are:

Steven Aftergood, “Senate Puts Brakes on Defense Clandestine Service

Uri Avnery, “Cold Revenge

Glenn Greenwald, “Zero Dark Thirty: CIA hagiography, pernicious propaganda

Lewis Lapham, “The War on Drugs Is a War on Human Nature

John Nichols, “Michigan Adopts the ALEC Model for Diminishing Democracy

Robert Scheer, “The Shameful Exploitation of Bradley Manning

Matt Taibbi, “Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves the Drug War is a Joke

John Vidal, “Bangladesh’s climate compensation push a ray of light after dismal Doha

David Vine, “Picking Up a $170 Billion Tab: How US Taxpayers Are Paying the Pentagon to Occupy the Planet

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