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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:15 - Anthropologist James C. Scott explores the politics of accumulation in the earliest agrarian states.

James is author of Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States from Yale University Press.


10:05 - Journalist Sarah Kinosian reports on state violence and US silence after Honduras's disputed election.

Sarah wrote the articles Families fear no justice for victims as 31 die in Honduras post-election violence and US recognizes re-election of Honduras president despite fraud allegations for The Guardian.


10:35 - Correspondent Ed Sutton watches the left run out the clock fighting itself while the world runs out of time.

Ex-expat Ed has been back in the US for a year now, running the highly recommended site Antidote Zine.


11:05 - Law scholar Anne Fleming examines the shifting intersection of lenders, debtors and the welfare state.

Anne is author of City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance from Harvard University Press.


12:05 - Investigative reporter Rebecca Burns surveys the toxic legacy of lead pollution in East Chicago.

Rebecca wrote the article On Poisoned Ground: East Chicago’s legacy of lead pollution for The Baffler.




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