Thu, 16 July 2020
On today's show: Stephen Moore says he told Trump he'll lose re-election if he extends unemployment benefits.
Michael Brooks hosts journalist Milton Allimadi (@allimadi) to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted African nations and how pandemics have impacted the continent in the past. Thoughts on the rebellion for black lives. Ways that reconstruction still needs to be completed and the US government needed to crush the Black Panther party. "Structural adjustment" and how the World Bank and IMF keep African nations dependent sources of raw materials. The role of migration and the effect of Covid on remittances African migrants are sending home to their families. The legacy of Patrice Lumumba.
On the fun half: Trump teases next week's martial law press conference, says it's already working in Seattle and Portland. At UPS rally, Trump says he "won't veto one thing, America's future." Trump campaign premiers new Biden attack ad saying Biden is radical and wants to defund police. Brian Maier on lawfare and the US role in Lava Jato. ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade row with neighbors. Wednesday: Federal military cops arresting protestors in Portland. Another video of federal agents in Portland on Wednesday hopping in an unmarked rental van, not answering questions. Protests against Anez government in Bolivia.
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