#1317 Taking to the Streets in Chile and Around the World to Protest Neoliberalism

Air Date: 11–5-2019

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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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SHOW NOTES

Ch. 1: International Protests - Democracy Now - Air Date 10-9-19 through 10-30-19

A summary of the international protests as of October 30, 2019

Ch. 2: October Uprisings in Chile with Pablo Abufom - Jacobin Radio with Suzi Weisman - Air Date 10-30-19

Suzi talks with Pablo Abufom about the uprising in Chile and the conditions that led to the protests.

Ch. 3: Things Are Popping Off All Over The World - The Majority Report with Michael Brooks - Air Date 10-21-19

Michael discusses the Global Protests and the anti-austerity energy behind them.

Ch. 4: Protestors Run Over By Chilean Government - The Young Turks - Air Date 10-23-19

The Young Turks discuss neoliberal austerity measures and the media's misrepresentation of the issues involved in reporting Chile.

Ch. 5: Chile Rises Up with Bree Busk - This Is Hell - Air Date 10-30-19

Church and Bree discuss the feminist movement, the problematic media, capitalism and hope for Chile.

Ch. 6: Chile, Chicago and Lebanon Fight Neoliberalism with Artesia Balthrop - The Michael Brooks Show - Air Date 10-22-19

Michael and Artesia discuss the global mess that is imperialist neoliberalism and the protestors who resist.


VOICEMAILS

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


FINAL COMMENTS

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

SHOW IMAGE

Carlos Figueroa, Wikimedia Commons / License / Changes: Cropped vertically and horizontally

Photo Description: Protests in Chile 2019, Plaza Baquedano, Santiago, Chile

 

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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