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This Is Hell from 89.3FM Evanston, Illinois (09dec17) Broadcasts of This Is Hell continue with a full 4 hour show, including A Moment of Truth from @jdorchen Check at 9am CST Saturday, or tune in here later for the rebroadcast schedule. Previous shows at the  mirror  sites will open a new window and play.

09dec17 This Is Hell

02dec17 This Is Hell

  • 9:15 - Law professor Peter Edelman explains how poverty became a crime in America.Peter is author of Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America from The New Press.
  • 10:05 - Journalist Niko Georgiades profiles the water protectors on the front lines of the #NoDAPL fight.Unicorn Riot released a documentary on the Stand Rock / Dakota Access Pilpeline protoests, Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story
  • 10:35 - Economist Dean Baker previews life in our new, broker country under the Republican tax plan.Dean wrote the op-ed #RichPeopleNeedTaxCuts: The Republican Tax Plan for Truthout.
  • 11:05 - Writer Anna Feigenbaum explores a century of tear gas, in wars foreign and domestic.Anna is author of Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of WWI to the Streets of Today from Verso Books.
  • 12:05 - Historian Paul Ortiz connects the politics of anti-imperialism to the tradition of Black radicalism. Paul wrote the essay "Anti-Imperialism as a Way of Life: Emancipatory Internationalism and the Black Radical Tradition in the Americas" in the collection Futures of Black Radicalism from Verso.
  • 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen logs on and dissects the daily Twitter atrocity. If you have to @ someone about this, please @jdorchen. LOL!

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  • 9:15 - Political economist Massimo de Angelis maps out the common course for a post-capitalist society.Massimo is author of Omnia Sunt Communia: On the Commons and the Transformation to Postcapitalism from Zed Books.
  • 10:00 - McMansion Hell's Kate Wagner explores the nightmare architecture of the upwardly mobile.Kate is the mastermind behind the indispensable website McMansion Hell.
  • 10:35 - Black Lives Matter Chicago's Aislinn Pulley and Kofi Ademola discuss fighting the CPD in court.Black Lives Matter Chicago is part of a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago and the CPD over police violence.
  • 11:05 - Law professor James Forman examines Black involvement throughout the mass incarceration machine.James is author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
  • 12:05 - Live from Paris, Jacob Hamburger surveys the French political landscape, post-Macron victory.Jacob writes about American politics for Charlie Hebdo.
  • 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen laments the end of an ancient Chinese tradition.


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