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America’s double government / Islamophobic surveillance / Ukraine’s Incoherent Revolution / Bosnia’s Democratic Uprising / Plus: Venezuela coverage uncovered, Wallerstein in Iran and the sadness of Fred Phelps.
GUESTS: Ann Jones: “We have been chiefly responsible for imposing this renewed oppression of women on Afghanistan.” Writer Ann Jones returns from the end of Afghanistan with stories of waste, neglect and futility. She has spent much of the last decade in the country, writing about the war’s effects on women, politics and human Read more
Egypt analysis, does education pay for black workers?, and a live report from Egypt.
Middle East correspondent at The Economist Sarah Birke on Syria.
Worker rights activist Charles Kernaghan discusses the Bangladesh garment factory disaster.
Anthropologist Robin Nagle goes “On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City.”
Psychologist Roland Weierstall describes, “The peculiar psychology of war likely holds answers for avoiding future atrocities.”
FAIR’s Jim Naureckas gives a ‘Bulletin to the Head’ with his media criticism.
Susan Kang, ‘The Solidarity Bitch,’ talks labor.
Elvis DeMorrow skulks into the Konspiracy Korner to find what the Boston bombing has left behind.
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Kerala, India.
Featuring writing from the past week by past guests Patrick Bond, Tom Engelhardt, Glenn Greenwald, Chris Hedges, Dahr Jamail, Jim Naureckas, Deepak Tripathi, Mark Weisbrot, and Dave Zirin.
With writing from the past week by past guests Bruce Dixon, James Fallows, Glenn Greenwald, Michael Grunwald, Richard Heinberg, James Howard Kunstler, Anuradha Mittal, Jim Naureckas, and Matt Taibbi.
Featuring writing from the past week by past This is Hell! guests Spencer Ackerman, Steve Fraser, Glenn Greenwald, Chris Hedges, Jim Naureckas, Sam Pizzigati, Robert Scheer, and Immanuel Wallerstein.
Host Chuck Mertz talked to a whistleblower, an investigative journalist discussed drones, and we’ll talk Obama’s foreign policy.
‘The Radical Pessimist’ leaves for Iran, we’ll learn what’s FAIR and a Moment of Truth!
Featuring writing from the past week by past guests William Blum, Patrick Cockburn, Chris Hedges, Jim Naureckas, James Ridgeway, Nicholas Shaxson, Mark Weisbrot, Andy Worthington, and Michael D. Yates.