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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:10 - Historian Elizabeth Hinton traces the origins of mass incarceration back to the Civil Rights Era.

Elizabeth is author of the new book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America from Harvard University Press.


10:05 - Activist Marisa Holmes examines Nuit Debout's model of direct democracy as the movement goes global.

Marisa reported on Nuit Debout from Paris in her Truthout piece The Spirit of Occupy Lives on in France's Emerging Direct Democracy Movement.


10:35 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on the hostile, rightwing takeover of Brazil's government.

Brian has been predicting and then covering the coup for over a year on This is Hell!


11:05 - Cultural critic Andi Zeisler explores the bankrupt feminism that capitalism sells back to women.

Andi is author of We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement from PublicAffairs.


12:05 - Writer Amber A'Lee Frost examines the role of children in Hillary Clinton's political theatre.

Amber has a chapter in False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and wrote the Baffler article My Kind of Misogyny: I Don’t Care If They Call a Warhawk “Cankles.”


12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen commiserates with our powerless President.

Save your complaints about this title until after you hear the actual segment please.



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