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This is Hell! airs a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago, streaming live from WNUR and podcasted shortly after.

This is Hell! airs a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago, streaming live from WNUR and podcasted shortly after.
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This is Hell! airs a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago, streaming live from WNUR and podcasted shortly after.

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English


Episodes

Silicon Valley reboots the company town / Between Spain and Catalonia

10/17/2017
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Journalist Julianne Tveten tours the company towns of Silicon Valley's vampire over/land-lords./ Writer Becquer Seguin examines the present state, and future stakes of Catalan independence.

Duration: 01:02:39


A French view of the US left / Overriding online harassment.

10/16/2017
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Charlie Hebdo's Jacob Hamburger reports back on the strange, foreign world of the American Left. / Game developer Zoe Quinn explains how to fight online harassement, from Gamer Gate and beyond. PLUS: Listener Feedback, Question From Hell!

Duration: 01:36:05


Climate change moves to the city / Testing North Korea.

10/14/2017
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Author Ashley Dawson explores the future of cities, and the life in them, as climate change comes home. / Seoul correspondent Marc Flury takes minutes at the DPRK's Central Committee plenary meeting. PLUS: Chuck vs Love, and Rotten History

Duration: 01:16:23


Episode 973: Reaction Times (Full Broadcast - October 7 2017)

10/7/2017
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Inconsistency and fear at the heart of the conservative mind. [14:52]

Duration: 00:59:02


Episode 972: Collapsism (Broadcast Audio - September 30 2017)

9/30/2017
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Authoritarianism, American-style [13:38] / Fine, and screwed, in Puerto Rico [53:38]

Duration: 01:17:50


Uber is for oligarchs / To be or not to be a job.

9/27/2017
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n+1 editor Nikil Saval looks at the rise of Uber and sees oligarchy in the driver's seat. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen lays out the perks and responsibilities of citizenship.

Duration: 00:50:07


A timeline of struggle and self-determination in Black Detroit.

9/26/2017
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Historian Herb Boyd explains how Black workers and leaders built Detroit. PLUS: Question From Hell!

Duration: 01:01:58


On the new municipalism / America's warlords in Afghanistan

9/25/2017
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Writer Eleanor Finley explores the revolutionary potential of today's municipal movements. / Journalist May Jeong traces warlord atrocities in Afghanistan back to US training. PLUS: Listener mail

Duration: 00:53:28


Eviction, identity and the politics of Romaphobia.

9/23/2017
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9:15 - Author Aidan McGarry examines the origins and persistence of Romaphobia in Europe. PLUS: Chuck plays the lotto / Rotten History

Duration: 00:48:56


The near future of capitalism and life on Earth / The futurologist's problem.

9/20/2017
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Sociologist Christian Parenti watches capitalism's climate-driven crisis wash away our cities. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen has drinks with a wannabe thought leader and tax consultant.

Duration: 00:57:30


How fear conquered our politics and culture.

9/19/2017
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Author Sasha Abramsky explains how irrational fear rules, and guides, life in America. PLUS: Question from Hell!

Duration: 00:57:58


Exxon is poisoning Beaumont, Texas / Coca-cola is draining Chiapas, Mexico.

9/18/2017
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Journalist Sharon Lerner examines the legacy of environmental racism the EPA ignores. / Journalist Martha Pskowski explains how Coca-Cola is sucking Chiapas dry.

Duration: 01:02:21


Understanding the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar.

9/16/2017
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Security analyst Azeem Ibrahim explores Myanmar's campaign of genocide against the Rohingya. PLUS: Chuck Mertz, PC warrior and Rotten History!

Duration: 00:51:04


Episode 969: Fear and Loaning (Broadcast Audio - September 10 2017)

9/10/2017
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Historian Kim Phillips-Fein traces today's austerity politics to New York's 1970s fiscal crisis. [17:57] / Andreas Malm examines a history (and future) of capitalism and climate change - REBROADCAST [1:18:10]

Duration: 02:11:35


Episode 968: Direct Faction (Full Broadcast - September 3 2017)

9/3/2017
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Writer Natasha Lennard promises confrontation, not a platform, for White supremacy [12:29] / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen guides us to our underwater destiny [48:58]

Duration: 00:56:12


Episode 967: Fighting Words (Full Broadcast - August 27 2017)

8/27/2017
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On speech, violence and strategy [11:56] / Born famous [47:57]

Duration: 00:56:35


Episode 966: The Young Person's Guide to the Revolution (Compilation - August 19 2017)

8/20/2017
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Extinction, a radical history [2:45] / Lessons from 1917 [51:27] / Not afraid of Socialism [1:36:45] / Reclaiming postcapitalism [2:28:34] / Four futures [3:14:38] / Crowds into parties [3:56:23]

Duration: 04:37:14


Episode 965: Women Explain Things to Chuck (Compilation - August 12 2017)

8/12/2017
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Favorite interviews from our month of only women guests in March. Featuring: Jessa Crispin, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Marjorie Spruill, Susan Kang, Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault and Michelle Chen.

Duration: 03:45:20


What Venezuela's opposition opposes / Craft beer's vertical integration

8/10/2017
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Political analyst Lucas Koerner reports on violence and misinformation in Venezuela. The Hopleaf's Michael Roper discusses the vertical integration of craft beer, and maybe the end of bars.

Duration: 00:57:39


Building a welfare state in post-Revolution Iran.

8/8/2017
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Sociologist Kevan Harris explores the rise of social welfare policy in post-revolution Iran. PLUS: Question From Hell!

Duration: 00:56:24

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