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US Foreign Policy toward Ukraine - The Mythology of Impeachment

US Foreign Policy toward Ukraine - The Mythology of Impeachment

November 24, 2019

The impeachment inquiry has focused on Ukraine and US policy toward that nation, but the basic tenets of that policy have not been challenged and the corruption of Democrats is getting little attention.   The following sources were used to prepare this episode:

Aaron Mate's talk was from the panel "How Propaganda Manufactures Consent" in New York City on November 19, 2019 recorded by the Grayzone Project.

Joe Emersberger on the Coup in Bolivia

Joe Emersberger on the Coup in Bolivia

November 15, 2019

Joe Emersberger joins me to discuss the coup in Bolivia that overthrew Evo Morales, the first indigenous President in Latin America.  We discuss the racist nature of the right-wing opposition that has taken power and the impact on other struggles for freedom from imperial tyranny on the continent.

Joe has a new article on Counterpunch entitled "Oppose the Military Coup in Bolivia.  Spare Us Your 'Critiques'".  Another recent article is Max Blumenthal arrest exposes the hypocrisy of Western media and human rights NGOs on The Transnational.Live web site.

 

Lebanon and Iraq Protests

Lebanon and Iraq Protests

November 10, 2019

International affairs analyst Mark Sleboda joins me to discuss the ongoing protests in Lebanon and Iraq and the geopolitical implications of these uprisings.  We also touch on the recent developments in Syria and the precarious situation there.

Alan Zundel on the US political system and what to do about it

Alan Zundel on the US political system and what to do about it

November 4, 2019

A continuation of last week's discussion about the problems of making system change in the US political and economic environment with political scientist Alan Zundel. 

For more information, please see the Social Advance web page at http://www.socialadvance.org/ and to sample Oregon News and Views which Alan and I host, go to the YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh7vi3KmaoyalJVthpbFmww

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