Episode #743: Podcast for June 1, 2013 Shows


‘The Death of the Modern Middle East’…
‘How America Became a Third World Country…
… and an unhappy former FBI agent.

Tomorrow’s live four-hour This is Hell! begins at 9AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3FM, streaming live here, and podcast at this site shortly after our over-the-air broadcast.

This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz will interview…

Murtaza Hussain eulogizes “Iraq, Syria and the death of the modern Middle East.” Murtaza writes on foreign policy and civil liberties for Al Jazeera and Prism Magazine. His work also appears at Salon.com. Follow Murtaza on Twitter at @mazmhussain. We’ll also talk to Murtaza about his column, “An increasingly unchecked surveillance state.”

Jo Comerford describes “How America Became a Third World Country: 2013-2023.” Jo is Executive Director at National Priorities Project. She co-wrote the TomDispatch piece with research director Mattea Kramer. They also co-authored A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget.”

Colleen Rowley was an FBI agent for 24 years. She documented FBI mishandling and failure to take action on information provided by the Minneapolis, Minnesota Field Office regarding its investigation of suspected terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui. She also testified on this failure in front of the Senate and for the 9/11 Commission. She jointly held the TIME “Person of the Year” award in 2002 with two other women credited as whistleblowers: Sherron Watkins from Enron and Cynthia Cooper of WorldCom. She also received the Sam Adams Award for 2002.

Our correspondents will be…

live from Stockholm, transplanted Icelander Mikael Mikaelsson. This will be Mikael’s inaugural correspondence on This is Hell! Mikael moved to Stockholm to work at the Karolinska Institutet in the field of behavioral neural genetics. He also writes op-eds in one of Iceland’s main online news websites. His work focuses on public health, politics and macro-economic policies…

live from London, ‘The View From The Agile Left with David Skalinder

distilling ‘Lawpaganda’ Brian J. Foley, Inc. will tell us “Why I’m Incorporating Myself.” Brian is author of “A New Financial You in 28 Days: A 37 Day Plan.” He is a Florida Coastal School of Law Professor…

live from India and the set of his new movie, “Basmati Blues,” Jeff Dorchen will deliver a Moment of Truth.

Producing tomorrow’s show will be Alex Jerri and Richard Norwood.

Episode #743: Podcast for June 1, 2013
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  • mike

    There’s a problem with the download link. It leads to online streaming of the show……

  • Flury

    Seems like this one isn’t in the podcast RSS feed?