Tue, 12 November 2019
Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins Sam to discuss the military government takeover in Bolivia and Weisbrot's latest in the Nation, "The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia." Plus, Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst)
On today's show: Biden reminds voters he will get GOP support for legislation.
Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins Sam to discuss the military government takeover in Bolivia and Weisbrot's latest in the Nation, "The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia." Progressive reforms instituted by Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president. How Morales reduced poverty and grew Bolivia's economy. The legal dispute over term limits that is being passed off as "vote tampering." Why the bourgeois media won't call it a coup. The United States' long history of intervening in other countries' elections to protect its interests.
On the fun half: Uber CEO says MBS killing Jamal Khashoggi was "a mistake." Candace Owens says she doesn't remember issues of race while growing up. Chesa Boudin on his plan for SF DA office. Mayo Pete up in new Iowa poll. CA transit cops handcuff, detain man for eating sandwich on platform. Tucker Carlson guest says refugees are causing climate change, Tucker says migrants despoil USA. Scott Walker fires first shots in the war on Christmas on behalf of Christmas.
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