Chuck Mertz has hosted This is Hell! since 1996. He is talking to the journalists, authors and activists.
Historian David Broder on the right's multi-decade rise to power in Italian politics and his book "First They Took Rome: How the Populist Right Conquered Italy" from Verso. https://www.versobooks.com/books/2974-first-they-took-rome
Organizers Andi W. and Promise Li on the Hong Kong protest movement, the case for solidarity from the transnational left, and their article "Left on an Island" for Tempest. https://www.tempestmag.org/2020/08/solidarity-with-hong-kong/
Writer William Shoki on evictions, police violence and neoliberal hegemony in South Africa, and his recent articles "The existing order of things" and "The class character of police violence" for Africa Is A Country. Plus in a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen hauls sixteen tons. https://africasacountry.com/2020/07/the-existing-order-of-things https://africasacountry.com/2020/06/the-class-character-of-police-violence
Journalists Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law on the ways prison reforms expand state surveillance and punishment, and their new book "Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms" from The New Press. https://thenewpress.com/books/prison-by-any-other-name
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Location
Chicago, IL, USA
Episode Count
763
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 month, 2 weeks
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