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Live from Ukraine / Reclaiming higher education / Venezuela’s revolutionary choice / Plus: Anti-anti-Israel boycott-boycott, Pleasure of punishment and Mismeasuring humanity.
Monique Morrissey accounts for American retirement benefits / Azadeh Shahshahani on post-coup and post-Chavez elections / Tom Frank answers what’s matter with Democrats / Mark Danner reviews the Rumsfeld decade in Iraq / Plus: Brazil pre-World Cup and American justice post-Snowden.
Anthony DiMaggio dissects ‘Manufacturing Consent on Syria’…
Joy Gordon says it’s ‘Déjà Vu All Over Again’ when it comes to sanctions on Iran…
Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara tells us ‘Who Wins and Who Loses When Schools Become Urban Amenities’…
and Paul Kramer gives ‘A History of Guantanamo’…
‘The Morning Calm’ live from Seoul with Marc Flury…
Brian Foley dispenses ‘Lawpaganda’…
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
‘The Death of the Modern Middle East.’
‘How America Became a Third World Country.’
And an unhappy ex-FBI agent.
We’ll talk the ‘Third Intifada” with journalist Ben Ehrenreich, the National Iranian American Council’s Jamal Abdi on war with Iran, Pentagon spin with Dr. Ben Freeman, and the policy preferences of wealthy Americans with Professor Benjamin Page.
We’ll also hear from correspondent Marc Flury speaking to us from South Korea, and attorney Brian Foley gives some ‘Lawpaganda.’
Mark Weisbrot reveals the damage done to Europe by the IMF, and Dave Zirin tells us ‘How Owners Are Ruining The Games We Love.’
We’ll also hear some ‘Lawpaganda’ from irregular correspondent Brian Foley during an abbreviated broadcast.
ProPublica’s Justin Elliott reveals a US study on Iran ‘pulled for revisions,’ and US arm sales to Bahrain during their bloody crackdown, Matthieu Aikins finds the “Kabubble’ in Afghanistan’s economy, Stephen Zunes gives ‘The Case Against Kerry,’ and Mike Moran uncovers ‘Global Inequality and Its Cost.’
We’re told some ‘Lawpaganda’ by Brian Foley, we hear from David Skalinder gives ‘The View From The Agile Left’ live from London, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Los Angeles.
Journalist Peter Tinti from Mali, writer Nick Turse on ”The American System of Suffering,’ Dean Baker on Aaron Swartz, and Pam Palmater is ‘Idle No More.’
‘The Radical Pessimist,’ a ‘Moment of Truth’ and we introduce a new and very special member of the This is Hell! crew.
Anatol Lieven talks about talking to the Taliban, Diane Ravitch on education and the Chicago strike, Moustafa Bayoumi on “Men Behaving Badly.”
Irregular correspondents Danny Muller from Haiti, Brian Foley on the law and war, Will Lynch live from Dublin, Elvis DeMorrow reports from the Konspiracy Korner, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Chuck Mertz interviewed Harper’s columnist Thomas Frank, investigative reporter Greg Palast.
Our irregular correspondents were LaddieO.com from the hermetically sealed clean rooms at URL Labs, brand new crew member Brain Foley, and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.