Episode #739: Podcast for May 4, 2013 Shows

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.

Episode #718: Podcast for December 8, 2012 Shows

John Vidal on climate change, Anne-christine d’Adesky describes the horrors in Haiti, Gray Brechin gets to the truth about post office problems, Ray McGovern talks Bradley Manning and Josh Holland on the nuttier aspects of the far right.

Irregular correspondents Susan Kang from New York City, Danny Muller’s in Gaza, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.

Episode #697: Podcast for June 16, 2012 Shows

This Saturday, Chuck Mertz interviews Juan Cole on the world’s rational disappointment with President Obama, Dabo Guan on China’s underestimated pollution, Stephen Walt on George W. Obama, and Rami Khouri on Syria.

Susan Kang and Trevor Ewen will be this week’s irregular correspondents.

Richard Norwood and Spencer “Thunderball” Thayer are this weekend’s producers.

Episode #687: Podcast for March 31, 2012 Shows

Bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviews author Corey Robin on the history of conservatism, investigative reporter Gary Weiss discusses ‘The Struggle for America’s Soul,’ and Professor of Cities and Society Steve Graham describes ‘The New Military Urbanism.’ Our irregular correspondents were Trevor Ewen from ‘The County Incinerator,’ Susan Kang from New York City, and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth from Los Angeles.

Episode #679: Podcast for Janaury 21, 2012 Shows

Our guests were sociologist Sarah Sobieraj on ‘The Perils of Media-Centered Activism,’ journalist Nicholas Shaxson ‘Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens,’ Historian Jo Guldi describes how ‘Britain Invents the Infrastructure State,’ and Christopher Strain will be ‘Rethinking Violence in American Life.’

Episode #671 for November 5 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Jeff Goodwin is professor of Sociology at New York University. Jeff is a past chair of the Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. His research focuses on social movements, revolutions, political violence, and terrorism. He is best known for his Read more