‘The Death of the Modern Middle East.’
‘How America Became a Third World Country.’
And an unhappy ex-FBI agent.
Middle East correspondent at The Economist Sarah Birke on Syria.
Worker rights activist Charles Kernaghan discusses the Bangladesh garment factory disaster.
Anthropologist Robin Nagle goes “On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City.”
Psychologist Roland Weierstall describes, “The peculiar psychology of war likely holds answers for avoiding future atrocities.”
FAIR’s Jim Naureckas gives a ‘Bulletin to the Head’ with his media criticism.
Susan Kang, ‘The Solidarity Bitch,’ talks labor.
Elvis DeMorrow skulks into the Konspiracy Korner to find what the Boston bombing has left behind.
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Kerala, India.
US State Department veteran Peter van Buren explains ‘Why the Invasion of Iraq Was the Single Worst Foreign Policy Decision in American History,’ Brown University professor Catherine Lutz dissects the real costs of the Iraq war. UC-Santa Cruz professor Christine Hong tells us how the US is ‘Lurching Towards War’ with North Korea.
Sarah Jaffe has ‘Dispatches from the Class War.’ Trevor Ewen tells us what’s happening in ‘The County Incinerator.’ The Hopleaf’s Michael Roper talks beer.
Julia Pyper talks climate change adaptation. Doug Clopp on ALEC. Suzanne Goldenberg reveals secret money. John Schmitt dissects the minimum wage.
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John Vidal on climate change, Anne-christine d’Adesky describes the horrors in Haiti, Gray Brechin gets to the truth about post office problems, Ray McGovern talks Bradley Manning and Josh Holland on the nuttier aspects of the far right.
Irregular correspondents Susan Kang from New York City, Danny Muller’s in Gaza, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Laura Rozen talked Syria and Iran, David Shulman on ‘being an illegal alien in your own land,’ Tom Philpott on agriculture and climate change, and Noel Ortega gave ‘A Main Street Fix for Wall Street’s Failure.’
The Radical Pessimist, Kevan Harris, gave us a piece of his mind.
John K. Wilson talked politics.
Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.
This Saturday, Chuck Mertz interviews Juan Cole on the world’s rational disappointment with President Obama, Dabo Guan on China’s underestimated pollution, Stephen Walt on George W. Obama, and Rami Khouri on Syria.
Susan Kang and Trevor Ewen will be this week’s irregular correspondents.
Richard Norwood and Spencer “Thunderball” Thayer are this weekend’s producers.