Tom Philpott talks food and agriculture, and Ian Pounds describes ‘One Man’s Journey to Afghanistan.
We also get reports from correspondents Dan ‘The Auto Man’ Litchfield as well as ‘Our Man in San Juan’ Dave Buchen.
Greg Palast on Mitt Romney’s Bailout Bonanza and his ‘Auto Bailout Profiteering,’ Paul M. Barrett says ‘It’s Global Warming, Stupid!,’ Rick Perlstein talks ‘Mail Order Conservatism,’ Jeff Biggers reveals the ‘Arizonification of America,’ and museum director Michael Rush introduces us to the new Eli Broad Art Museum.
Dan ‘The Auto Man’ Litchfield talks cars and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
This week, Saqib Bhatti explained ‘How Wall Street is Bankrupting Our Public Transit Agencies by Profiteering off Toxic Swap Deals’; Andrew Gavin Marshall told us ’10 Things You Should Know About the Quebec Student Movement’; Doug Henwood described Wisconsin Governor Scott ”Walker’s victory, un-sugar-coated’; and Wayne Getz warned us about “the tipping point.”
Dan ‘The Auto Man’ Litchfield talks transportation and Elvis DeMorrow tells us what’s scuttling around the Konspiracy Korner.
This week hsot Chuck Mertz interviewed Daniel Halperin who explained ‘How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How to Overcome it,’ Campbell Craig described ‘the nonproliferation complex,’ Suzanne Mettler told us ‘How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy,’ and Julia Whitty debunked the myth that the oceans are infinite and inexhaustible. We also heard from Dan ‘The Auto Man’ Litchfield, Danny Muller gave a Wasted Energy Report, and Jeff Dorchen returned with the Moment of Truth.
Our guests were ex-CIA officer Paul Pillar on Iran, the Gay Liberation Network’s Andy Thayer on this coming May’s G8/NATO protests in Chicago, historian Lisa Keller on “Democracy and Public Space,” former Seattle police chief during the 1999 WTO demonstrations Norm Stamper, and Tom Frank on ‘The Hard Times Swindle and the Unlikely Come Back of the Right.” Dan ‘the Auto Man’ Litchfield talked cars and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.
Saturday, July 16, 2011, This is Hell! aired a live, completely unedited and uninterrupted, four hour radio show on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3FM, streaming live and podcast here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: science writer and editor John Carey recently wrote a three-part series on our planet’s extreme [...]
Saturday, May 21, This is Hell! aired a live four hour show beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment. This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz will interviewed: live in-studio, Homayoun Pourzad a leader of the Network of Iranian Labor Unions and a member [...]
On Saturday, March 26, This is Hell! aired a live four hour show. We are still experiencing technical difficulties which keep us from having live guests. However, this week we did have live contributions from irregular correspondents. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host, Chuck Mertz, also had a special guest sitting in on [...]
On the Saturday, October 9, 2010, four-hour, completely new, live broadcast, which can be listened to here, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: award-winning investigative journalist Russ Baker is founder and editor-in-chief of WhoWhatWhy/The Real News Project where his recent writing includes the story, “‘Obama’s Wars’: The Real story Bob [...]
This week, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed … Mike Marqusee writes Level Playing Field, a column on politics and culture for The Hindu Sunday magazine, one of India’s largest circulation English language publications, and Contending for the Living for Red Pepper. Mike’s most recent book is the paperback edition [...]
Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed … Julien Mercille is lecturer at University College Dublin, Ireland. Julien’s recent writing includes, “Demand is King: Why Afghanistan’s Poppies Aren’t the Problem.” He specializes in U.S. foreign policy and geopolitics. Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, in [...]
Our guests were: Stan Cox is a plant breeder and writer in Salina, Kansas. Stan’s book, “Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned World (And Finding New Ways to Get Through the Summer),” will be published in June by The New Press. On Thursday, Stan posted the article, “Cold War: Militarism, Torture … and [...]