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This Is Hell!

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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.

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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.

iTunes Ratings

737 Ratings
Average Ratings
709
14
7
0
7

The best

By Marc Rubendall - Dec 11 2019
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I just wish I found it sooner. By far the best show on the left!!

I love it

By melissa hoffmann - Jul 28 2019
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Perfect, beautiful, amazing, necessary

iTunes Ratings

737 Ratings
Average Ratings
709
14
7
0
7

The best

By Marc Rubendall - Dec 11 2019
Read more
I just wish I found it sooner. By far the best show on the left!!

I love it

By melissa hoffmann - Jul 28 2019
Read more
Perfect, beautiful, amazing, necessary
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This Is Hell!

Latest release on Jan 15, 2020

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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.

Rank #1: 1105: After Labour's loss / Ruined by design.

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Writer Matt Seaton on his New York Review Daily piece "The Strange Death of Social-Democratic England" / Designer Mike Monteiro on his book "Ruined by Design: How Designers Destroyed the World, and What We Can Do to Fix It"

www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/12/12/…mocratic-england/

www.ruinedby.design/

Dec 18 2019

2hr 5mins

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Rank #2: 1104: The Lebanese constitution and the street.

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Anthropologist Maya Mikdashi on her Jadaliyya report "Beyond the Lebanese Constitution: A Primer" / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen defends profit.

PLUS: Chuck's favorite books of 2019.

https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/40318

Dec 11 2019

1hr 10mins

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1114: Class and mass incarceration.

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Sociologist Adaner Usmani on his paper "The Economic Origins of Mass Incarceration" for Catalyst Journal.

https://catalyst-journal.com/vol3/no3/the-economic-origins-of-mass-incarceration

PLUS: Chuck can't get high after not talking about his show.

Jan 15 2020

1hr 2mins

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1113: Irregular warfare, worldwide.

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Historian Maria Ryan explores the rise of irregular warfare in the 21st century, and her book “Full Spectrum Dominance: Irregular Warfare and the War on Terror” from Stanford University Press.

www.sup.org/books/title/?id=27429

PLUS: Chuck wonders who the Clintons were triangulating with on immigration.

Jan 14 2020

1hr 2mins

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1112: The politics of nativism.

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Journalist Daniel Denvir on the rise of anti-immigrant politics on the right and center, and his book "All-American Nativism: How the Bipartisan War on Immigrants Explains Politics as We Know It" from Verso Books.

https://www.versobooks.com/books/2858-all-american-nativism

PLUS: Chuck visits the future, and this week in Rotten History.

Jan 13 2020

1hr 2mins

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1111: Soleimani in Iran.

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Sociologist Kevan Harris on the domestic and international context around the US assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen gets lost in the woods.

Jan 09 2020

1hr 12mins

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1110: Towards a new England.

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Writer Alex Niven on the non-state of British politics, the promise of regional devolution, and his book “New Model Island: How to Build a Radical Culture Beyond the Idea of England” from Repeater Books.

Jan 08 2020

1hr

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1109: The politics of work and hunger.

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Anthropologist Maggie Dickinson on food assistance, poverty and her book Feeding the Crisis Care and Abandonment in America's Food Safety Net from University of California Press.

https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520307674/feeding-the-crisis

PLUS: Chuck flips through the NRA’s official magazine before turning the gun on himself, and Question From Hell.

Jan 07 2020

1hr 2mins

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1108: Capitalism on edge.

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Theorist Albena Azmanova explores the new realities of precarity capitalism, the failures of class struggle and her book "Capitalism on Edge: How Fighting Precarity Can Achieve Radical Change Without Crisis or Utopia"

http://cup.columbia.edu/book/capitalism-on-edge/9780231195379

PLUS: Chuck passes on legal weed and the week in Rotten History.

Jan 06 2020

1hr

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1106: Mass surveillance and social regulation.

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Sociologist Brendan McQuade on his book "Pacifying the Homeland: Intelligence Fusion and Mass Supervision" and in a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen attends the theater of trauma.

Dec 18 2019

1hr 19mins

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1105: After Labour's loss / Ruined by design.

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Writer Matt Seaton on his New York Review Daily piece "The Strange Death of Social-Democratic England" / Designer Mike Monteiro on his book "Ruined by Design: How Designers Destroyed the World, and What We Can Do to Fix It"

www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/12/12/…mocratic-england/

www.ruinedby.design/

Dec 18 2019

2hr 5mins

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1104: The Lebanese constitution and the street.

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Anthropologist Maya Mikdashi on her Jadaliyya report "Beyond the Lebanese Constitution: A Primer" / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen defends profit.

PLUS: Chuck's favorite books of 2019.

https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/40318

Dec 11 2019

1hr 10mins

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iTunes Ratings

737 Ratings
Average Ratings
709
14
7
0
7

The best

By Marc Rubendall - Dec 11 2019
Read more
I just wish I found it sooner. By far the best show on the left!!

I love it

By melissa hoffmann - Jul 28 2019
Read more
Perfect, beautiful, amazing, necessary