latin american politics

It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Timothy M. Gill, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to discuss his recent book Encountering US Empire in Socialist Venezuela: The Legacy of Race, Neo-Colonialism, and Democracy Promotion. Then, she is joined by David Adler, Co-General Coordinator of the Progressive International, to discuss what […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! But first, Sam and Emma speak with Jacob Sugarman, lifestyle editor at the Buenos Aires Herald and writer at The Nation, to discuss Javier Milei’s recent victory in Argentina’s presidential election. First, Sam and Emma react to the absolute shock from the crew over at “The Daily”, the New York Times podcast, and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, […]
Good Thursday morning, Michael Brooks hosts anthropologist Isabel Peñaranda and sociologist Julián Gómez-Delgado to discuss the ongoing general strike in Columbia and their piece in the Jacobin, “Colombia’s New Awakening.” As Columbia joins the global wave of social unrest, can the popular uprising resist conservative president Ivan Duque’s efforts to co-opt the movement and deliver […]
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 […]