As corporate media continues to paint Bolivia as a backwards country while whitewashing the US-supported coup in 2019, the LMC spends the hour with Joe Emersberger to set the record straight on the continued absurdity and hypocrisy of media coverage regarding Bolivia. Joe Emersberger is a freelance writer, engineer, and member of the UNIFOR trade union in Canada.
In light of recent anti-Asian hate crimes and an unknown future regarding mass evictions caused by the pandemic, the LMC reaches out to our Filipino brother’s & sister’s by speaking with Estella Habal about the legacy of the San Francisco International Hotel. Estella Habal is an activist, scholar, and the author of, “San Francisco’s International Hotel: Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement.”
In our latest installment to our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC speaks with Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz on how the pandemic has taken its toll on the Latinx LGBTQ community & the leaders that have been lost. Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz is a transgender activist, scholar, and co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas.