Episode #689: Podcast for April 14, 2012
On Saturday, April 14, 2012, This is Hell! aired a live, completely unedited and uninterrupted two hour and thirty minute broadcast beginning at 9 AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3 FM.
This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed …
- Journalist Ken Jacobson covers business, economics and technology. Ken served as an investigator on the Democratic staff of US House of Representatives’ Science and Technology Committee between 2007 and 2011. He is currently acting as senior editor for the newsletter Manufacturing & Technology News. We’ll speak with Ken about his recent writing including, “Whose Corporations? Our Corporations!,” and “3 Corporate Myths that Threaten the Wealth of the Nation.”
- Live from Mexico City, cultural historian and social critic Morris Berman, author of “Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline” (Wiley). In 2000 his book, “The Twilight of American Culture,” was named a “Notable Book” by the New York Times Book Review. He has taught and held endowed chairs at a number of universities in Europe and North America, most recently being a Visiting Professor in Sociology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and at the Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico City. You can read his blog and purchase all of his books by clicking his name above.
This Saturday’s irregular correspondents will be …
- ‘Our Man in Budapest’ Todd Williams
- and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth