Saturday, January 20, 2007



Saturday, January 20th, This is Hell airs live from 9 AM to 1 PM (US central time) on WNUR 89.3 FM Evanston/Chicago. We are also broadcast live online via WNUR's web site ( under the heading, "Listen Online."

Guests on Saturday's show include:

* live from London, Dilip Hiro returns to This is Hell. Dilip's new book is Blood of the Earth: The Battle for the World's Vanishing Oil Resources" (
Nation Books). He writes regularly for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Observer, Sunday Telegraph, Guardian, and The Nation. He has written twenty-eight books including, "The Iranian Labyrinth," Secrets and Lies: Operation 'Iraqi Freedom' and After," and "The Essential Middle East: A Comprehensive Guide."

* live from Paris, writer Susan George, president of the administrative council of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam ( Susan wrote the LeMonde Diplomatique piece, "Alternative finances: The world trade organisation we could have had." Susan will be given the "Outstanding Public Scholar Award" at this year's International Studies Association 48th Annual Convention running Wednesday, February 28th through Sunday, March 3rd from 8 AM till 6 PM in the Williford C foyer on the third floor of the Chicago Hilton, 720 South Michigan.. For more information and to register visit

* live from New York, Aziz Huq, director of the Liberty and National Security Project at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, returns to This is Hell. Aziz wrote the article, "
Disloyalty To The Constitution." Aziz's new book, "Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in Times of Terror" (New Press) will be released in March.

* Live from London, Mike Hulme, director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, who back in November wrote the BBC News opinion piece, "
Chaotic world of climate truth" where he discusses how the "language of chaos and catastrophe has got out of hand."

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