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Writing from the past week by past guests Dean Baker, David Cole, Juan Cole, Glenn Greenwald, Frances Moore Lappé, Bill McKibben, Rick Perlstein, John Vidal, and Dave Zirin.
Iraq attacks kill eleven, Afghan ‘green-on-blue’ attack, new Kenyan president faces ICC charges, US against Iran-Pakistan ‘peace pipeline,’ India industrial growth is deadly, Portuguese economy has ‘sharpest downturn since 1975,’ Europe saves banks while “losing a generation,” fastest growing US job pays shit, and raising retirement age hurts poor.
Sunday Morning Edition! includes writing by past guests Steven Aftergood, Uri Avnery, Glenn Greenwald, Lewis Lapham, John Nichols, Robert Scheer, Matt Taibbi, John Vidal and David Vine
John Vidal on climate change, Anne-christine d’Adesky describes the horrors in Haiti, Gray Brechin gets to the truth about post office problems, Ray McGovern talks Bradley Manning and Josh Holland on the nuttier aspects of the far right.
Irregular correspondents Susan Kang from New York City, Danny Muller’s in Gaza, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Today, Saturday, July 23, This is Hell! airs a year in review four hour broadcast beginning at 9AM (US central time) over the air on WNUR 89.3FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment. This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz has to take off due to the recent death of his mother. From Read more
This is Hell! is broadcast live for four hours every Saturday morning, beginning at 9AM (US central) over the air on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3FM, streaming and podcast here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (retired) at MIT. Noam is the author of many Read more
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, January 4, 2011, plus a bonus story on Abu Dhabi’s artificial rain, are: US says, balance budget by taxing rich, cutting military budget US at war with Europe, Vatican, everybody over GM crops Europe’s student protests about Read more
“The Best of This is Hell!: 2010, Part One” featured interviews broadcast earlier this year with … art historian Simon Schama, economist Moshe Adler Atlantic writer Don Peck on “How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America’ founder and chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition Dr. Samuel Epstien Just Detention International’s Cynthia Totten Lapham Quarterly’s Read more
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, October 26, 2010, including a bonus link on America’s guns, are: Government missed lots in estimating Gulf oil spill The story of one US gun store and hundreds of crimes America’s anti-abortion clinic protests come to Britain Read more
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, October 4, 2010, are: Predatory lending targeting minorities fueled housing crisis Gates Foundation buying into GM giant Monsanto, ‘Big Ag’ Cargill Toxic mercury found in bird eggs downriver from oilsands sites Costa Rica: poverty, pollution and pineapple Read more
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, August 25, 2010 – including a bonus link to the New York City cabbie stabber’s movie trailer – are: Wikileaks to release ‘secret’ CIA report Shell-funded UN report exonerates company for Niger pollution Court says Shell, BASF Read more
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, August 4, are: After Wikileaks, Democrats back off on press protection proposal Republicans oppose US military, defense establishment on arms control Mexican media is “under drug cartels’ complete control” Americans behind drug, immigrant trafficking on Mexican border Read more