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November 30th – Stories from wars we’re losing and wars we’ve lost. Radio winner Chuck Mertz interviews a line-up of journalists, thinkers, former intelligence officers, and current rabble rousers that you won’t find anywhere but your sweet, left-wing media dreams. Guests: Journalist Matthieu Aikins finds evidence of American war crimes in an Afghan gravesite. Legal Read more
ProPublica’s Justin Elliott reveals a US study on Iran ‘pulled for revisions,’ and US arm sales to Bahrain during their bloody crackdown, Matthieu Aikins finds the “Kabubble’ in Afghanistan’s economy, Stephen Zunes gives ‘The Case Against Kerry,’ and Mike Moran uncovers ‘Global Inequality and Its Cost.’
We’re told some ‘Lawpaganda’ by Brian Foley, we hear from David Skalinder gives ‘The View From The Agile Left’ live from London, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Los Angeles.
On the ‘Latest, Highest This is Hell!‘ we played the following interviews from 2009. Go ahead and listen: live from Dublin, Julien Mercille is a Professor at the University College of Dublin lecturing in US foreign policy. Julien writes regularly for Foreign Policy in Focus. The week this interview took place, Julien had just posted Read more
Part one of the 'Best of This is Hell!;2009' included the following interviews. However, the podcast does not exist. #10: From September 26, Stephen Glain is a weekly columnist for the Abu Dhabi English-language paper The National and a regular contributor to the London-based Al Majallah magazine. Stephen has been a business reporter for the South Read more
Rahul Mahajan is the author of 2003′s “Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond” (Seven Stories Press) and 2002′s “The New Crusade: America’s War on Terrorism,” (Monthly Review Press). Rahul serves on the Administrative Committee of anti-war coalition United for Peace and Justice, the Board of Directors of Peace Action and the Advisory Read more