Episode #737: Podcast for April 20, 2013 Shows

Al Jazeera’s Asad Hashim on Balochistan, Salon.com’s Alex Pareene talks debt, and sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild dissects ‘The Outsourced Self’
Correspondents will be investigative journalist Greg Palast, LaddieO.com from the hermetically sealed clean room of URL Labs, and Jeff Dorchen will deliver a Moment of Truth live from India.

Episode #692: Podcast for May 5, 2012 Shows

This is Hell! host Chuck Mertz interviewed Alia Brahimi on what Syria’s violence means to its neighbors, Ross Perlin told us ‘How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy,’ and Gareth Porter told us ‘The Truth Behind the Official Story of Finding Bin Laden.’ We also got web, tech and science news from LaddieO.com at URL Labs, the Hopleaf’s Michael Roper talked beer, and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.

Episode 681: February 4th, 2012 Shows

OCCUPY OAKLAND

This week on This is Hell!, former FBI agent Ali Soufan gives us ‘The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against Al Qaeda,’ historian Carroll Smith-Rosenberg describes ‘This Violent Empire,’ political economist Gar Alperovitz discusses ‘America Beyond Capitalism,’ and Iranian analyst Farideh Farhi talks Iran. Irregular correspondent Spencer ‘Thunderball’ Thayer takes your calls on #Occupy, LaddieO.com tells us what’s brewing in URL Labs, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.

Episode # 676 – December 10, 2010 Shows

Saturday, December 10, This is Hell! broadcast a live four hour show beginning at 9 AM (central) over-the-air on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and podcast here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed … Jeffrey D. Clements is the co-founder and general counsel of Free Speech for Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 27th 2011 Shows

Yesterday, Saturday, August 27, This is Hell! aired a live, completely uninterrupted and unedited, four hour broadcast at 9AM (US central time) on Chicago’s Sound Expermient, WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and now podcast shortly here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Michael Lind is Policy Director of New America’s Read more

Podcast for April 2 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: economist Ha-Joon Chang teaches in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge. Ha-Joon’s past books include, “Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free trade and the Secret History of Capitalism” (Bloomsbury Press) and the 2003 Myraid Prize-winning “Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy 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 July 3rd Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed … Julien Mercille is lecturer at University College Dublin, Ireland. Julien’s recent writing includes, “Demand is King: Why Afghanistan’s Poppies Aren’t the Problem.” He specializes in U.S. foreign policy and geopolitics. Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, in Read more