Podcast for Saturday, April 11, 2009 Shows

live from Islamabad, Graham Usher is a contributing editor of Middle East Report (http://www.merip.org). Graham is the author of “Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process” (Pluto Press). His most recent writing includes, “Taliban v. Taliban.” Graham’s articles on Pakistan appear regularly in al Ahram English Weekly. Manuel Perez Rocha Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 28, 2009 Shows

journalist Robert Parry, whose work can be found at ConsortiumNews.com, returned to This is Hell! In 1984, Bob won the prestigious Polk Award for National Reporting by breaking many of the Iran-Contra stories for Newsweek and The Associated Press. His recent columns include, “Lost History Hurts Obama’s Iran Bid” and “WPost Elitists Feel for Wall Read more

Website of the Week for March 21, 2009 Website of the Week

http://media-convert.com Your free, one-stop file conversion spot. Translate files towhatever format you need right there online… no software downloadrequired! That is, if you ever find the actual tool amid the miasma ofdistracting ads. But hey, it is free, and itshuge collection of file conversion options for video, audio, text,data, and compression file formats totally makes Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 21, 2009 Shows

Daniel Volman is a specialist on US military activities in Africa and the director of the African Security Research Project and a member of the board of directors of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. Daniel just posted the piece, “Making Peace or Fueling War in Africa.” Sam Pizzigati is the editor of Too Much, Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 14, 2009 Shows

financial historian and economist Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, and Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. In 2007, Dr. Hudson was Chief Economic Policy Adviser for the Kucinich for President campaign. Michael is now Read more

Website of the Week for March 7, 2009 Website of the Week

http://doublenegative.tarasen.net Awebsite dedicated to “land art” pioneer, Michael Heizer, and hisamazing, monumental sculpture and structures. Check out his life work,the outragiously huge City project located in Nevada, which has recently apparently been spared havoc from Yucca Mountain. Make sure to view it from Google Maps to get some idea of scale. It’s pretty mind boggling.

Website of the Week for February 28, 2009 Website of the Week

http://carbolicsmoke.com Puportedly Pittsburgh’s answer to The Onion, you gotta love the nameand their masthead motto – “News unencumbered by the facts”. Somerecent sample headlines – “Mr. Peanut Hangs Self After Testing Positivefor Salmonella”, “Ted Williams’ Head Unthawed, Blasts A-Rod”, “VaticanScraps Lent as Recession Shuts Down Ash Company”.

Podcast for Saturday, February 28, 2009 Shows

live from Manila, Walden Bello is Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based Focus on the Global South, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and a professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Walden’s most recent writing includes, “The Global Collapse: a Non-orthodox View,” and “Asia: The Coming Read more