Podcast 685: Saturday, March 3, 2012 Shows

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.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Edition! Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – is posted each weekday. While we post the nine most hellish news stories we can find Monday through Friday, our Sunday Edition! features writing from the past week – including opinion pieces – by nine of our past guests Read more

Best of This is Hell!: 2010, Part Two Shows

Interviews featured during ‘The Best of This is Hell!: 2010, Part Two,’ hosted by Spencer ‘Thunderball’ Thayer included … Harper’s Magazine contributing editor Ben Austen who wrote the June cover story, “In the loop: Obama’s hometown takes Washington” journalist Gary Rivlin, author of “Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. – How the Working Poor Read more

Podcast for September 4 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed … journalist Pratap Chatterjee is the senior editor at CorpWatch. Pratap’s most recent book is last year’s, “Halliburton’s Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War” (Nation Books). We’ll be speaking with Pratap about his recent writing including the Read more

Podcast for June 5 Shows

Our guests this weekend were: John Vidal is the Guardian’s environment editor. John is the author of “McLibel: Burger Culture on Trial” (Pan Books). His recent articles include, “Nigeria’s agony dwarfs the Gulf oil spill. The US and Europe ignore it,” “Presence of world leaders ‘paralysed’ climate summit, UN letter claims,” “Academic resigns from UK Read more

Podcast for Saturday, February 28, 2009 Shows

live from Manila, Walden Bello is Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based Focus on the Global South, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and a professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Walden’s most recent writing includes, “The Global Collapse: a Non-orthodox View,” and “Asia: The Coming Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 5, 2007 Shows

Karen J. Greenberg is the Executive Director of the Center on Law and Security at the NYU School of Law (http://www.lawandsecurity.org/) and the editor of "The Torture Debate in America" (Cambridge) and (with Joshua Dratel) "The Torture Papers" (Cambridge). Her recent articles include, "Can Guantanamo Be Closed?" Robert Alvarez is a senior scholar at the Read more

Podcast for Saturday, November 11, 2006 Shows

Black Agenda Report (http://www.blackagendareport.com) managing editor Bruce Dixon talked with us about his article, "Impeachment Democrats, Antiwar Democrats, Count-Every-Vote Democrats Vs. Democratic Party Leaders." Julia Whitty wrote the story, "The Thirteenth Tipping Point News: 12 global disasters and 1 powerful antidote," for the November/December issue of Mother Jones. Julia has been making nature documentaries for the Read more