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Abby Martin on Julian Assange, Coup in Bolivia, Bernie Sanders, and Gaza

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November 25, 2019

Investigative journalist and founder of the Empire Files Abby Martin talks about the implications Julian Assange’s case has for journalism; if what happened in Bolivia was a coup, and if it’s part of a trend unfolding throughout Latin America; and her latest documentary film, “Gaza Fights for Freedom.”

How Corporate Media Fueled Trump’s Rise

November 25, 2019

Co-author Nolan Higdon discusses “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It).”

Why the NFL/Kaepernick Saga Is Bigger than Football

November 25, 2019

Dave Zirin explains why Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing struggle with the NFL is really an example of how Black dissent is punished in the US.

Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges, But Won’t Step Down

November 22, 2019

Is this the end of the 13-year Netanyahu era? What is Trump learning from Netanyahu’s unprecedented response to the charges against him?

Chile’s Wealth Gap Has Thousands Living in Shanty Towns

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November 22, 2019

In Chile, protesters are demanding better social services and President Sebastian Pinera’s resignation. Millions find it difficult to make ends meet, and many are forced to live in makeshift camps and shanty towns.

Bolivian Police Are Still Repressing Anti-Coup Protests

November 22, 2019

Since the Nov. 10 coup against Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, 32 anti-coup protesters have been killed, and Bolivian media is spreading misinformation.

Despite Absurd Debate Questions, Foreign Policy Was in Sharp Focus

November 22, 2019

Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard owned the foreign policy debate Wednesday night, despite facile questions from the MSNBC panel.

Should Democrats Attack Trump or Fight for Working Families?

November 22, 2019

The attacks against Trump in the Democratic debate were eviscerating. But Bernie Sanders warned that even though he is a criminal, just attacking won’t be enough to defeat him.

Rethinking the Online Sex Trade Debate

November 21, 2019

Supporters of the SESTA/FOSTA law said it would make it easier to fight online sex trafficking. Instead it’s threatened the safety of sex workers and free speech on the internet.

Hong Kong’s Socialist Students and Labor Activists Are at the Center of the Struggle

November 21, 2019

Kevin Lin from the Lausan Collective of Hong Kong artists and activists unpacks the complexity of the struggle historically and in the streets.