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Air Date: 11/5/2019
Today we take a look at the many protests ongoing around the world with a very strong through-line of demands to reverse austerity, lessen inequality, and improve public services, all hallmarks of neoliberal economic policies
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A summary of the international protests as of October 30 2019
Suzi talks with Pablo Abufom about the uprising in Chile and the conditions that led to the protests.
Michael discusses the Global Protests and the anti-austerity energy behind them.
The Young Turks discuss neoliberal austerity measures and the media's misrepresentation of the issues involved in reporting Chile.
Church and Bree discuss the feminist movement, the problematic media, capitalism and hope for Chile.
Michael and Artesia discuss the global mess that is imperialist neoliberalism and the protestors who resist.
Ch. 7: Health care needs to go far beyond insurance - Trey from Corvallis
Ch. 8: I'd join if I weren't giving all my money to the Bernie Sanders campaign - Chris from San Diego
Ch. 9: Final comments on health, health care and assholism
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Stale Case - Darby
- Gullwing Sailor - Migration
- The Rampart - Castle Danger
- Minutes - Pacha Faro
- When We Set Out - Arc and Crecent
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Photo Description: Protests in Chile 2019, Plaza Baquedano, Santiago, Chile
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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