On today’s two-part show, we bring you updates on American electoral politics and the U.S.’s intervention in Venezuela. First, Esty discusses the overcrowded 2020 presidential race with William Pitt, senior editor at Truthout. In the second segment, anthropology professor Adrienne Pine describes her experience as an embassy protector at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C., […]
Continuing our coverage on the current situation in Venezuela, today’s show features anti-war activist Gloria La Riva, who is in the midst of a national speaking tour about her time on the ground in Venezuela. She sheds light on the present-day political and economic landscape in Venezuela, highlights local organizing efforts, and offers a critique […]
Today on the show, Allen speaks with Latin American historian Greg Grandin about his new book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University. His research focuses on US foreign policy, Latin America, genocide, and […]
For today’s episode, we kick off the hour with Gregory Wilpert, who offers a brief political history of Venezuela and an overview of the United States’ involvement. For the second segment, Allen is joined in the studio by Juancito Trukupey, a Madison-based Venezuelan musician. Juancito shares his experience as a Chavista living in Caracas and […]
What’s going on with the crisis in Venezuela and the United States’ involvement? For today’s episode, we speak to Eric Draitser and Lucas Koerner to get critical updates. Eric Draitser is an independent political analyst and host of CounterPunch Radio, a podcast produced in partnership with CounterPunch magazine and website. His work focuses primarily on […]
On Sept 16th and 17th of 2017, activists from 37 states and over 150 cities in the US, Venezuela, South Korea, and Mexico came together to inaugurate the People’s Congress of Resistance and start a revolutionary movement. A report by Gabriel Clemente.