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

Released Tuesday, 5th November 2019
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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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Ch. 1: International Protests - Democracy Now - Air Date …
A summary of the international protests as of October 30 2019
Ch. 2: October Uprisings in Chile with Pablo Abufom - Jac…
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 Ma…
Michael discusses the Global Protests and the anti-austerity energy behind them.
Ch. 4: Protestors Run Over By Chilean Government - The Yo…
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…
Church and Bree discuss the feminist movement, the problematic media, capitalism and hope for Chile.
Ch. 6: Chile, Chicago and Lebanon Fight Neoliberalism wit…
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

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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