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On Saturday, September 28th, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed… GUESTS: Investigative Journalist Anabel Hernández Reports on Narcoland’s Secret Bureaucracy Not every soldier in the Mexican drug trade carries a gun. Many carry badges, or briefcases, or business cards. And the functionaries behind the drug cartels inflict their own Read more
Historian Ervand Abrahamian explains how Iran’s history doesn’t just start at 1954.
Cultural critic Henry Giroux surveys the cruelty that permeates American culture.
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire makes the case against military action in Syria.
Lorraine Chavez discusses this week’s protests by fast-food and retail workers.
Plus Irregular Correspondents David Skalinder, Elvis DeMorrow and Jeff Dorchen!
Barbara Garson on part-time America.
Greg Palast has the memo at the heart of the financial crisis.
Thomas Frank describes how nothing changed.
Stacy Mitchell reveals Wal-Mart’s plan for America.
Michael Roper talks beer.
Chris Woods catches us up on the drone war.
Jeff Dorchen has a Moment of Truth.
There’s a prison hunger strike in California involving 29,000 inmates?
Yeah, but is it constitutional?
Reporter Jonathan Landay on Obama’s ‘Insider Threat Program’
Gay Liberation Network’s Andy Thayer on the defeat of DOMA
Black Agenda Report’s Bruce Dixon on the Voting Rights Act
New correspondent Brian Mier live from Brazil.
Danny Muller gives a Wasted Energy Report
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth live from India
Emily Matchar talks ‘The New Domesticity.’
Kristen Gwynne on the drug war and law enforcement.
Nicole Aschoff explains explains what’s behind the ‘Imported From Detroit’ PR campaign.
Sarah Jaffe gives ‘Dispatches from the Class War.’
Dave Buchen reports from Puerto Rico.
Greg Palast dissects the FBI’s Chechen investigation.
Kate O’Donnell says, ‘Thank You, Science!
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.
Middle East correspondent at The Economist Sarah Birke on Syria.
Worker rights activist Charles Kernaghan discusses the Bangladesh garment factory disaster.
Anthropologist Robin Nagle goes “On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City.”
Psychologist Roland Weierstall describes, “The peculiar psychology of war likely holds answers for avoiding future atrocities.”
FAIR’s Jim Naureckas gives a ‘Bulletin to the Head’ with his media criticism.
Susan Kang, ‘The Solidarity Bitch,’ talks labor.
Elvis DeMorrow skulks into the Konspiracy Korner to find what the Boston bombing has left behind.
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth from Kerala, India.
US State Department veteran Peter van Buren explains ‘Why the Invasion of Iraq Was the Single Worst Foreign Policy Decision in American History,’ Brown University professor Catherine Lutz dissects the real costs of the Iraq war. UC-Santa Cruz professor Christine Hong tells us how the US is ‘Lurching Towards War’ with North Korea.
Sarah Jaffe has ‘Dispatches from the Class War.’ Trevor Ewen tells us what’s happening in ‘The County Incinerator.’ The Hopleaf’s Michael Roper talks beer.
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.
Julia Pyper talks climate change adaptation. Doug Clopp on ALEC. Suzanne Goldenberg reveals secret money. John Schmitt dissects the minimum wage.