Tuesday, April 19 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, April 19, 2011, are: Despite denials, West met with Big Oil before Iraq war As NATO admits limitations, Britain sends military advisers to Libya Saudis help Bahrain’s minority Sunnis destroy Shia mosques Since 1992, richest taxes dropped Read more

Monday, April 18 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, April 18, 2011, are: In Detroit, Democrats fight teachers, unions over budget Portion of US population working at lowest level since Reagan S&P rates US as only top nation with negative outlook Utah returns to the gold Read more

Another Best of Show for April 16, 2011 Shows

From March 6, 2010 … it wouldn’t be a best of if we didn’t talk economy… economist Robert Johnson is a member of the United Nations Commission of Experts on Finance as well as being Senior Fellow and the Director of the Project on Global Finance at the Roosevelt Institute. Rob was on the panel Read more

Thursday, April 14 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, April 14, 2011, are: What budget cuts? Spending actually going up African President-in-Residence Program offers dictators refuge In financial crisis, “there has been no effective punishment of elites” Canadian judge’s medical marijuana ruling could make pot legal Read more

Wednesday, April 13 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, April 13, 2011, plus two bonus links on the American south and an extra story on the BP Gulf spill, are: When it comes to DC, GOP backs ‘taxation without representation’ Budget cuts would open up wilderness Read more

Tuesday, April 12 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, April 12, 2011, plus a bonus link on Middle Eastern women and a  radioactive story, are: China levels human rights counter-criticism on US France, UK pushing NATO to step up Libyan war Leading Bahraini activist still jailed Read more

Monday, April 11 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, April 11, 2011, are: Pentagon balks on Obama plan to leave Iraq Japan crisis means UK can’t dump world’s largest pile of nuke waste As radioactive water spills increase, US accused of lax oversight ‘Fracking’ gives natural Read more

“Best of Noam Chomsky” Podcast for April 9 Shows

This is Hell! producer Spencer “Thunderball” Thayer host ‘The This is Hell! Noam Chomsky Interviews’. Spencer played interviews conducted by your bitter blind broke gap toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz has conducted with Noam dating back to 2001. We started with our first Chomsky interview back on September 1, 2001, which runs over fifty minutes. Read more

Podcast for April 2 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: economist Ha-Joon Chang teaches in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge. Ha-Joon’s past books include, “Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free trade and the Secret History of Capitalism” (Bloomsbury Press) and the 2003 Myraid Prize-winning “Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy Read more

Thursday, March 31 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, March 31, 2011, are: Things are gonna get worse in California and Detroit Obama, Pentagon set for battle over Afghan withdrawal China says region more volatile as US military presence increases Gadhafi not “about to break from Read more

Wednesday, March 30 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, March 30, 2011,  plus four bonus stories on Libya, are: Arizona governor outlaws type of abortion that doesn’t exist in US Justice Thomas belies evidence, rules against death row inmate GOP plan limits money to most vulnerable, Read more