(20may17) The most recent shows are in the player at the bottom of this page. This Is Hell streams live from 89.3 WNUR Evanston at 9am until 1pm Central Saturday.
20may17 This Is Hell
- 9:05 - Writer China Miéville explains what Russia, 1917 can teach the post-Soviet, pre-revolutionary world.China is author of October: The Story of the Russian Revolution from Verso.
- 10:00 - Military whistleblower Lisa Ling reports on life and death inside the secret US drone war.Lisa, a former technical sergeant on drone surveillance systems, was profiled in the documentary National Bird.
- 11:00 - Journalist Duff McDonald tours the school at the golden heart of global capitalism.Duff is author of the new book The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite from Harper Collins.
- 12:00 - Organizer Mariame Kaba looks beyond reform, to the destruction of the prison industrial complex.Mariame wrote the article Free Us All: Participatory defense campaigns as abolitionist organizing for The New Inquiry.
- 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen yanks your physical and mental chains.
13may17 This Is Hell
- 9:10 - Attorney Nnennaya Amuchie explains how activists bailed out Black mothers in time for Mother's Day.Nnennaya worked with BYP100 DC on a local fundraising effort, part of a larger national campaign by the group Southerners On New Ground.
- 9:30 - Historian Julia Ott details the ways a century of American tax policies valued wealth over work.Julia wrote the article How Tax Policy Created the 1% for Dissent.
- 10:05 - Economist Mark Weisbrot explains why Marine Le Pen's electoral defeat is not a victory for the French left.Mark wrote the articles Curb Your Enthusiasm: Macron Is Just The Beginning Of A New Fight For France And Europe for Huffington Post and How the Eurozone Damaged French Politics—and This Year’s Presidential Election for The Nation.
- 10:35 - Immigration researcher Karina Moreno profiles Muslim/Latino solidarity in the Trump era.Karina wrote the artilce A Politics of Solidarity for Jacobin.
- 11:05 - Zoologist Bill Schutt examines our long, bloody, somewhat recent history of cannibalism.Bill wrote the book Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History from Algonquin Books.
- 12:00 - Journalist Sharon Lerner reports on the large-scale poisoning of a small, poor town in Louisiana.Sharon wrote the article The Plant Next Door for The Intercept.
- 12:30 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen gets his money back from Adam Smith.Jeff is hosting the "What Is Capitalism" Contest at Seattle's Red May on Sunday.
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