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November 30th – Stories from wars we’re losing and wars we’ve lost. Radio winner Chuck Mertz interviews a line-up of journalists, thinkers, former intelligence officers, and current rabble rousers that you won’t find anywhere but your sweet, left-wing media dreams. Guests: Journalist Matthieu Aikins finds evidence of American war crimes in an Afghan gravesite. Legal Read more
November 16th, 2013 – The Tea Party invades This is Hell!. Our radio hero Chuck Mertz spends four hours dodging silly hats and government shutdowns to uncover the right wing thoughts and policies still shaping our world. Is ruined a shape? Featuring a special in-studio appearance by The Radical Pessimist, Kevan Harris! Guests: Sociologist Theda Read more
This is Hell! airs a live four hour show this Saturday beginning at 9AM (US central) with your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz. Media Critic Robert McChesney gives us a tour of America’s Dollarocracy, where billionaires play election games with house money. Robert is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Read more
On Saturday, September 28th, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed… GUESTS: Investigative Journalist Anabel Hernández Reports on Narcoland’s Secret Bureaucracy Not every soldier in the Mexican drug trade carries a gun. Many carry badges, or briefcases, or business cards. And the functionaries behind the drug cartels inflict their own Read more
GUESTS: Five Years Later, Wall Street Has More Reasons to Celebrate Their Meltdown Than You Do Wall Street executives who sank the economy: They’re just like us! They spend time with their families, they play bridge with the guys, they remain completely insulated from moral or any real financial punishment for their all-consuming lust for Read more
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.
Historian Ervand Abrahamian explains how Iran’s history doesn’t just start at 1954.
Cultural critic Henry Giroux surveys the cruelty that permeates American culture.
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire makes the case against military action in Syria.
Lorraine Chavez discusses this week’s protests by fast-food and retail workers.
Plus Irregular Correspondents David Skalinder, Elvis DeMorrow and Jeff Dorchen!
Barbara Garson on part-time America.
Greg Palast has the memo at the heart of the financial crisis.
Thomas Frank describes how nothing changed.
Stacy Mitchell reveals Wal-Mart’s plan for America.
Michael Roper talks beer.
Chris Woods catches us up on the drone war.
Jeff Dorchen has a Moment of Truth.
Econ 101, Drugs and Being ‘Pauperized’
Egypt analysis, does education pay for black workers?, and a live report from Egypt.
Reporter Jonathan Landay on Obama’s ‘Insider Threat Program’
Gay Liberation Network’s Andy Thayer on the defeat of DOMA
Black Agenda Report’s Bruce Dixon on the Voting Rights Act
New correspondent Brian Mier live from Brazil.
Danny Muller gives a Wasted Energy Report
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth live from India