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Writing from the past week by past guests Richard Falk, Robert Fisk, Rick Perlstein, Paul Pillar, Vijay Prashad, Janet Redman, Steven Rosenfeld, Andre Vltchek, and Dave Zirin.
Victoria Brittain reveals ‘The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror,’ Kevin Gosztola reports on the Bradley Manning trial, Chavala Madlena finds ‘Pentagon’s link to Iraqi torture centers,’ Noam Chomsky wonders if ‘Will Capitalism Destroy Civilization?,’ and Paul Pillar tells us what’s ‘Breeding Anti-US Suspicions.’
Contributors John K. Wilson talks politics and Elvis DeMorrow tells us what’s in the Konspiracy Korner.
Writing from the past week by nine past guests of This is Hell! including Peter Beaumont, Ira Chernus, Steven Greenhouse, Robert Parry, Paul Pillar, Robert Pollin, Diane Ravitch, Robert Scheer, and Jon Wiener
Today’s Nine at Noon! includes fracking drops property value, New York City housing projects still without power, Syrian rebel shells fall near Assad’s palace, Libyan rebel leadership’s murder mystery, rights group demands Gaddafi criminals prosecuted, Copts protest Salafis in Egypt, Bahrain strips dissidents’ rights. Pakistan supreme court targets president, and another Pakistan suicide bombing.
Sunday Morning Edition! includes writing by past guests Steven Aftergood, Noam Chomsky, Chrystia Freeland, Dilip Hiro, Seumas Milne, Greg Palast, James Petras, Paul Pillar and David Sirota,
Sunday Morning Edition! includes writing by past guests Dean Baker, Peter van Buren, Michael Cohen, Bruce Dixon, Glenn Greenwald, Gary Leupp, Paul Pillar, Gareth Porter, and Rebecca Solnit.
The Sunday Edition! features writing by past This is Hell! guests John Cassidy, Chris Hedges, Joseph Massad, Chris Mooney, Robert Parry, Paul Pillar, James Ridgeway, Joseph Stiglitz, and Andy Worthington.
This week on Chicago’s Best Morning Show, This is Hell!, Chicago’s Best Journalist Chuck Mertz interviewed Paul Pillar on ‘What Iran Wants,’ Laura Carlsen on Honduras and Mexico, and Deepak Tripathi on ‘History’s Revenge.’
We also heard from irregular correspondents in Budapest and San Juan.
Our guests were ex-CIA officer Paul Pillar on Iran, the Gay Liberation Network’s Andy Thayer on this coming May’s G8/NATO protests in Chicago, historian Lisa Keller on “Democracy and Public Space,” former Seattle police chief during the 1999 WTO demonstrations Norm Stamper, and Tom Frank on ‘The Hard Times Swindle and the Unlikely Come Back of the Right.” Dan ‘the Auto Man’ Litchfield talked cars and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.