Nine Circles of Hell!: Friday, August 5 Nine Circles of Hell!

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The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, August 5, 2011, plus a bonus story on the upcoming presidential campaign, are: US alleged to allow cartels’ dealing in “divide and conquer” drug war US government says New York can’t seek review of fracking’s impact ‘Chances Read more

Nine Circles of Hell! Thursday, August 4 Nine Circles of Hell!

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The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, August 4, 2011, including two bonus stories on Syria, are: Vet’s lawsuit against Rumsfeld says he was tortured by military When market is up, so are luxury goods sales Tax returns show US wages, incomes down sharply Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Wednesday, August 3 Nine Circles of Hell!

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The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, August 3 2011, including a bonus story on scientific research, are: If lenders must care for empty property, will they quit mortgage business? Economy’s victims live in forest ‘Tent City’, an hour from Manhattan Orlando’s war against Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Tuesday, August 2 Nine Circles of Hell!

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The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, August 2, 2011, including three bonus links on the budget deal, an extra story on the Pentagon ‘cuts,’ and an additional Netanyahu article, are: GOP gets student loan, Pell Grant cuts in budget deal Budget deal is Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Monday, August 1 Nine Circles of Hell!

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The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, August 1, 2011 are: Is there such a thing as a “(place religious belief here) terrorist’? Is Obama re-election “in increasing danger” due to budget compromise? Joint Chiefs of Staff chair: Afghanistan’s “spike of violence brings alarm” Read more

Sunday Edition! for July 31 Nine Circles of Hell!

Every weekend, The Sunday Edition! of The Nine Circles of Hell! features writing from the past week by past guests on This is Hell! The July 31, 2011 Sunday Edition! is: Fatima Bhutto, “Why Karachi’s violence shouldn’t define city” Michelle Goldberg, “Norway Killer’s Hatred of Women” Chris Hedges, “Fundamentalism Kills” Katrina vanden Heuvel, “The GOP’s Read more

Podcast for July 30, 2011 Shows

Yesterday, Saturday, July 30, This is Hell! aired a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9AM (US central time) over the air on WNUR 89.3FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment, streaming and podcast here. This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Muhammad Idrees Ahmad is a Glasgow-based sociologist, born in Chitral Read more

Friday, July 29 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, July 29, 2011, are: Law would force Internet providers to record customers’ online activity Why did Customs hold Bradley Manning supporter’s laptop for 49 days? Hiker (a past This is Hell! guest) faces final hearing on spy Read more

Thursday, July 28 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, July 28, 2011, are: Since 2007, major increases in US children going hungry ‘The unemployed need not apply’ African unions organizing against Wal-Mart expansion to continent Exxon has ‘strongest quarter’ since record-setting profits of 2008 Veterans healthcare Read more

Wednesday, July 27 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, July 27, 2011, are: China “shocked by the dysfunctional US political system” “The first risk of a legitimate default is August 15″ not August 2 Madrid to Brussels march against cuts, job losses, privatization Pentagon says, “we’re Read more

Monday, July 25 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, July 25, 2011, are: Another violent, deadly weekend in America Right-wing US ‘counterjihad’ bloggers inspired Norway killer Obama takes on Yakuza, Camorra, Los Zetas, Brothers’ Circle crime mobs Libya claims NATO bombed hospital, killing seven Report: During Read more