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Monique Morrissey accounts for American retirement benefits / Azadeh Shahshahani on post-coup and post-Chavez elections / Tom Frank answers what’s matter with Democrats / Mark Danner reviews the Rumsfeld decade in Iraq / Plus: Brazil pre-World Cup and American justice post-Snowden.
Writing from the past week by past This is Hell! guests Dean Baker, Mark Danner, Robert Dreyfuss, Suzanne Goldenberg, Robert Jensen, Sonali Kolhatkar, Frances Moore Lappé, Mark LeVine, and Trita Parsi.
The scam of Obamacare / Rahm vs the 99% / NSA’s 9/11 excuse memo / A history of Depression / The Syrian Solution
Drug fraud with Scientific America’s Charles Seife, ‘Confusianism’ with Foreign Policy’s Stephen Walt, and New York Review of Book’s Mark Danner live from Ramallah.
Jeff Dorchen gives a Moment of Truth.
The ‘Best of This is Hell!: 2011‘ airs this Saturday, December 24, 2011, for four hours beginning at 9 AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and podcast shortly after here. Hosted by producer Theron Hummiston, the interviews from the past year that will be featured include those with Seymour Read more
Your bitter blind broke gap-tooothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Paul Harris is the US correspondent of British papers the Guardian and The Observer, the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper. Prior to his work at the Guardian and Observer, Paul reported from Africa for the Daily Telegraph, The Associated Press and Reuters. He has been Read more
Daniel Volman is a specialist on US military activities in Africa and the director of the African Security Research Project and a member of the board of directors of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. Daniel just posted the piece, “Making Peace or Fueling War in Africa.” Sam Pizzigati is the editor of Too Much, Read more
Frida Berrigan returned to discuss her recent writing including The In These Times piece, "Is Bush Leading Us to Nuclear War?" which she wrote with past guest Bill Hartung, and her TomDispatch story, "We’re Number 1!" Frida is a Senior Research Associate with the Arms Trade Resource Center of the World Policy Institute (http://www.worldpolicy.org). Stephen Read more