Nine Circles of Hell!: Winter Reading! – Friday, December 23, 2011 Nine Circles of Hell!


The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – are the nine most hellish news stories we can find Monday through Friday. Our Sunday Edition! features writing from the past week – including opinion pieces – by nine of our past guests on This is Hell!

Last Summer, while This is Hell! was on break, we featured The Nine Circles of Hell!: Summer Reading!, a random selection of articles we had found over the previous several months, even years.

By popular demand, we offer you The Nine Circles of Hell!: Winter Reading! through New Year’s Day, another random sampling of articles from the past few months and, at times, years.

The Nine Circles of Hell!: Winter Reading! for Friday, December 23, 2011, are …

The Two Documents Everyone Should
Read to Better Understand the Crisis

Newt Gingrich says Dodd-Frank is destroying community banks

In the Pilgrims’ Footsteps, Through England and the Netherlands

The perils of the begging bowl: Exactly 100 years ago
China was ‘rescued’ by European loans. The result
was a century of misery. Now the boot is on the other foot

Florida charter schools: big money, little oversight

How Wall Street occupied the Fed

The New Progressive Movement

The “Public University” as Response to
Funding Cuts to UK’s Higher Education

The Kids Are Not All Right