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Podcast for Saturday, January 28, 2006 Shows
- sociologist and author Jim Petras returned to This is Hell to talk with us about his recent Counterpunch pieces, "Chile’s New President: Washington’s Best Ally?," "The State of the Empire, 2006," and "Evo Morales: All Growl, No Claws?"
- historian Dilip Hiro, author of "The Iranian Labyrinth" and "Secrets and Lies: Operation ‘Iraqi Freedom’ and After," both published by Nation Books. Dilip spoke with us about the situation in Iran and discussed his new Mother Jones piece, "The Rise of Political Islam" (http://motherjones.com/commentary/columns/2006/01/rise_of_political_islam.html).
- Al McCoy, author of "A Question Of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror" (Metropolitan Books). This is another incredible book in Metropolitan’s American Empire Project (http://www.americanempireproject.com).
- and Glen Ford, publisher of the Black Commentator, returned to discuss his recent writing including "Fighting the Theft of New Orleans The Rhythm of Resistance."