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Live reports from Tel Aviv and Gaza / 70 years Middle East history in 50 minutes / Happiness for deeply suspicious / PLUS: Rolling back renewable energy in Ohio and Jeff Dorchen chooses his chosen people.
Yellow peril history lesson / World Bank’s plantation politics / Presidents and bankers – the 100 year love story / NATO 3 sentencing reaction / PLUS: Ohio’s dirty fight against clean energy
Brazil’s boom / Quebec’s values bust / Energy’s future / de Blasio’s past / Inside Iran / Outside America / 201zzzzzz
The scam of Obamacare / Rahm vs the 99% / NSA’s 9/11 excuse memo / A history of Depression / The Syrian Solution
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
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 Read more
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 Read more