Podcast for April 30, 2011 Shows

This is Hell! aired a live four hour broadcast Saturday, April 30, 2011, on Chicago’s WNUR 89.3 FM.. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Moshe Adler is author of “Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal” (The New Press). Moshe teaches economics at Columbia Read more

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

“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

Podcast for September 18 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz lost his voice Saturday morning after a losing battle with a horrible cold. So, This is Hell! broadcast a full four-hour, ‘Best Of’ edition entitled, “It’s Still the Economy, Stupid!”. We played interviews from earlier this year with economist Moshe Adler on ‘The Dismal Science’; Read more

Podcast for February 6, 2010 Shows

Our guests were: Moshe Adler teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. Moshe is the author of “Economics For The Rest Of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal (The New Press). Lawrence Lessig, a professor of law at Harvard Law School, is co-founder of Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 11, 2006 Shows

Dean Baker, co-director of the Center For Economic and Policy Research (http://www.cepr.net/). Dean’s recent writing includes, "The Savings From An Efficient Medicare Drug Prescription Plan" (http://www.cepr.net/publications/efficient_Medicare_2006_01.pdf) and he co-authored "Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey" (http://www.cepr.net/publications/undercounting_cps_2006_01.pdf) Stephen Zunes, Middle East editor for Foreign Policy in Focus (http://www.fpif.org). Stephen is Read more