Episode #726: Podcast for February 2, 2013
‘IMF is Promoting Socially and Economically Harmful Policies Broadly Across Europe,’
‘Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down’ … and some ‘Lawpaganda.’
On an abbreviated one hour forty minute This is Hell! this Saturday, February 2, beginning at 9AM (US central) in Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3FM, streaming live here, and podcast shortly after our over-the-air broadcast at this page.
This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviews …
Dave Zirin returns to discuss his new book, “Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down” (New Press). Dave was named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World.” He is The Nation‘s first sports writer in 150 years of existence. His most recent writing there is, “Soccer and Egypt’s Current ‘State of Emergency’.” He also hosts Sirius XM Radio’s weekly show, Edge of Sports Radio.
Mark Weisbrot is co-director of The Center for Economic Policy and Research with past This is Hell! guest Dean Baker. Mark is co-author of the new report, “Macroeconomic Policy Advice and the Article IV Consultations: A European Union Case Study.”
Our irregular correspondent will be …
Florida Coastal School of Law Professor Brian Foley disseminates his own version of ‘Lawpaganda.’ Brian’s most recent writing includes, “NRA: No Rational Answer.”