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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:20 - Economist Mark Weisbrot examines the US hand in Latin American politics across the 21st century.

Mark wrote the essay A Note about “Our Backyard”: Advice that Thomas Shannon Might Give to Mike Pompeo for CEPR.

10:05 - Attorney Flint Taylor follows the long, living legacy of police torture in Chicago.

Flint's book The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago is out later this year via Haymarket Books.


10:35 - Journalist Drew Philp talks about building a house and rebuilding a community in Detroit.

Drew is author of A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City from Scribner.


11:05 - Historian Lilian Calles Barger explores the past (and future) of the liberation theology movement.

Lilian is author of The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology from Oxford University Press.


12:05 - The Hopleaf's Michael Roper discusses sell-outs and shut-downs in the late stage craft beer market.

Michael is the proprietor of The Hopleaf Bar in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Try the Bitterballen.


12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen puts a Great Thinker's words into worst practices.

Jeff said I wasn't gonna like this one, really looking forward to it!



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