763: Rewind, Recoil, Aid, Advance. Shows

Historian Ervand Abrahamian explains how Iran’s history doesn’t just start at 1954.
Cultural critic Henry Giroux surveys the cruelty that permeates American culture.
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire makes the case against military action in Syria.
Lorraine Chavez discusses this week’s protests by fast-food and retail workers.

Plus Irregular Correspondents David Skalinder, Elvis DeMorrow and Jeff Dorchen!

762: Podcast for August 24, 2013 Shows

Barbara Garson on part-time America.
Greg Palast has the memo at the heart of the financial crisis.
Thomas Frank describes how nothing changed.
Stacy Mitchell reveals Wal-Mart’s plan for America.
Michael Roper talks beer.
Chris Woods catches us up on the drone war.
Jeff Dorchen has a Moment of Truth.

Episode #757: Podcast for August 3, 2013 Shows

Saturday on a live four-hour This is Hell! beginning at 9AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, live online here, and podcast shortly after at this site… Your bitter blind broke gap toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviews… Mark Blyth is Professor of International Political Economy at Brown University. Mark is Read more