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Dean Baker on all things economic, Greg Palast talks,’Ballot Bandits,’ and Anatol Lieven reveals Taliban reconciliation.
Prof Brian Foley does the law, LaddieO.com gives a tech report, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
We also had a surprise interview of Alternet’s Sarah Jaffe.
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.
This Saturday, Dahr Jamail told us about the ongoing environmental devastation caused by the BP Gulf oil spill, ProPublica’s Paul Kiel described ‘The Great American Foreclosure Story and The Struggle for Justice and a Place to Call Home,’ and Greg Palast reported how ‘BP Covered Up Blow-out Two Years Prior to Deadly Deepwater Horizon Spill.’ Richard Norwood reported live from Paris on the French elections. Live from Budapest, we heard from ‘Our man in Hungary’ Todd Williams. We heard the deep thoughts of ‘Radical Pessimist’ Kevan Harris, and live from Los Angeles, Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.
The Nine Circles! Sunday Edition! includes writing from the past week by past guests Uri Avnery, Gideon Levy, Anatol Lieven, Bill McKibben, Seamus Milne, Joseph Mossad, John Nichols, Greg Palast, and David Zirin.
This is Hell! aired a live and completely uninterrupted and unedited – albeit abbreviated – one hour show beginning at 9 AM (US central) Saturday, November 26, on Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and podcast shortly after here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed… Investigative reporter and Read more
This past Saturday’s ‘Best of’ edition features a recording of ‘A Conversation with Greg Palast‘ featuring your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz from Friday, April 9, 2010, at Columbia College’s Film Row Cinema in Chicago’s South Loop. You can listen here. Other interviews from earlier this year that we played during Read more
Listen to this Saturday's live four hour This is Hell! Our guests were: Steven Fake is co-author with Kevin Funk of the book, “The Scramble for Africa: Darfur – Intervention and the USA” (Black Rose Books). Professor emeritus in international law at Princeton University, and past This is Hell! guest, Richard Falk said “Scramble for Read more
Our guests were: Henry Giroux is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States. He is best known for his pioneering work in public pedagogy, cultural studies, youth studies, higher education, media studies, and critical theory. He is the Global TV Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies at Hamilton, Ontario’s Read more
Our guests were: Michael Lind is Policy Director of New America's Economic Growth Program. Michael's most recent book is 2005's “What Lincoln Believed” (Doubleday). He has been an editor or staff writer for The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, and The New Republic. His first three books – 1995's “The Next American Nation: The New Nationalism and Read more
Rahul Mahajan is the author of 2003′s “Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond” (Seven Stories Press) and 2002′s “The New Crusade: America’s War on Terrorism,” (Monthly Review Press). Rahul serves on the Administrative Committee of anti-war coalition United for Peace and Justice, the Board of Directors of Peace Action and the Advisory Read more
Andrew Bacevich, author of the new book, “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism” (Metropolitan Books). Andrew is a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. He retired from the US Army with the rank of colonel. investigative reporter and author Greg Palast returns to tell you how to “Steal Back Read more
investigative journalist Greg Palast (http://www.gregpalast.com) returned to This is Hell to discuss his most recent writing on the California wildfires and the new revelations in what was once called Rathergate. Dahr Jamail, author of "Beyond The Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq," (Haymarket). Read Dahr’s most recent writing at http://www.dahrjamailiraq.com. More Read more