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Steven Aftergood, “To Fix US Intelligence, Shrink It?” Dean Baker, “The Media’s broken record on the need to cut Social Security and Medicare” Phyllis Bennis and Richard Falk, “Honouring Palestinian human rights defender Raji Sourani” Martin Chulov, “Syrian jihadists wreak havoc as violence spreads into Iraq” Richard Falk, “Repudiating fanaticism after the Westgate Mall massacre” Read more
Your host Chuck Mertz interviewed award-winning author Vijay Prashad on South Asians labeled as terrorists in America and ‘how it feels to be the problem,’ columnist Muhammad Sahimi on nuclear talks with Iran, and historian Dana Frank on what the hell’s happening with US drug agents linked to killings in Honduras.
Our irregular correspondents were David Skalinder and ‘The View from the Agile Left,’ Spencer ‘Thunderball’ Thayer on last week’s protests, and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.
The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, for Thursday, October 13, 2011, including two bonus articles on doubts concerning the alleged Iranian plot to assassinate a Saudi ambassador in the US, are: Experts doubt Iran’s alleged plot to assassinate Saudi Read more
The Sunday Edition! of The Nine Circles of Hell! features writing from the past week by nine past guests of This is Hell! The Sunday Edition! for today, June 26, 2011 are: William Ayers, “Can Canada really be scared of free-thinking?” Dean Baker, “The Endgame on the Debt Ceiling” Phyllis Bennis, “In Afghanistan Speech, Obama Read more
Listen to this Saturday's live four hour This is Hell! Our guests were: Steven Fake is co-author with Kevin Funk of the book, “The Scramble for Africa: Darfur – Intervention and the USA” (Black Rose Books). Professor emeritus in international law at Princeton University, and past This is Hell! guest, Richard Falk said “Scramble for Read more
Ethan Nadelmann is the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. Ethan is the author of 1993′s “Cops Across Borders,” which was the first scholarly study of the internationalization of US criminal law enforcement, and co-authored the 2006 book, Read more
religious scholar Bart Ehrman, author of “Misquoting Jesus: The Story of Who Changed the Bible and Why” (HarperSanFrancisco). Bart is a graduate of the fundamentalist Christian Moody Bible Institute and the Christian evangelical Wheaton College, and is now the chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Bart is Read more