Friday, May 27 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, May 27, 2011, are: Detroit, Flint lead country in violent crime Government keeps broad interpretation of PATRIOT Act secret After Japan disaster, Swiss announce nuclear phase-out plan Japanese parents say kids aren’t safe from radiation World’s extreme Read more

Thursday, May 26 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, May 26, 2011, are: Mexican violence kills dozens, hundreds seek refuge in water park Brazilian police believe Amazon activist, wife were executed Greek police use pepper spray during clash with doctors Dozens killed in bloodiest Yemeni fighting Read more

Wednesday, May 25 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, May 25, 2011, are: SEC passes whistleblower program that GOP, corporations oppose Feds charge oil speculators with manipulating price Facing $17 billion in foreclosure lawsuits, major banks offer $5 billion Republicans want to cut funds for food Read more

Tuesday, May 24 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, May 24, 2011, plus a bonus story on the Pakistan naval base attack, are: Protesters climb coal smokestack in the heart of Chicago Obama’s Justice Department targets author of 2006 CIA history book Europe worries as Greek Read more

Monday, May 23 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, May 23, 2011, with a bonus story on the Amazon’s deforestation, are: Supremes rule California’s prisons offer cruel, unusual punishment Jamaica must seriously investigate human rights abuses Brazilians protest law they say will increase Amazon deforestation Author Read more

Sunday Edition Nine Circles of Hell!

The Sunday Edition of the Nine Circles of Hell! features recent writing by past guests on This is Hell! Today’s Sunday Edition features: Robert Fisk, “Why no outcry over these torturing tyrants?” Jim Hightower, “Who’s Behind Attempt to Muzzle Michigan Professors?” Andy Kroll, “Inside the Democrats’ Outside Money Machine” Gara LaMarche and Vivien Labaton, “Why Movements Read more

Podcast for May 21, 2011 Shows

Saturday, May 21, This is Hell! aired a live four hour show beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment. This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz will interviewed: live in-studio, Homayoun Pourzad a leader of the Network of Iranian Labor Unions and a member Read more

Friday, May 20 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, May 20, 2011, including a bonus video on Syria, are: Post 9/11 PATRIOT Act extended until 2015 Obama becomes first US president to defy War Powers Resolution “Unaffordable” US fighter jet now costs six times more than Read more

Thursday, May 19 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, May 19, 2011, plus two bonus links on US-Israeli relations, are: Netanyahu rejects Obama plan for return to 1967 borders Israel denies Russian spying charges against expelled diplomat Nearly 20% of Obamacare waivers go to Pelosi district’s Read more

Wednesday, May 18 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, May 18, 2011, including two bonus links on Libya and one on Pakistan, are: Wikileaks reveals Canada put 27 Canadians on US terror watch list 513 illegal US-bound migrants intercepted, found in horrible conditions Nationwide anti-government actions Read more