Category Archives: Culture

The LMC’s Best of 2019

The LMC crew wraps up 2019 by discussing some of the best shows done during the year. Join LMC host Oscar Fernandez, co-producer Abby Roberts, and LMC founder Norberto Martinez as they look back on a decade of social justice in Latin America and the continued fight that lies ahead in 2020.

December 6th, 2019: What The Bible Says About Immigration

What does the Bible say about the immigrant, the refugee, the asylum seeker, the stranger? Can we find some degree of compassion and respect for immigrants in the Bible that is often denied in recent times? Robert Lassalle-Klein, Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy @ Holy Names University in Oakland, CA, speaks with the LMC about seeking guidance from the Bible during unprecedented times of racism & xenophobia.

November 15th, 2019: Right-Wing Coup in Bolivia

A right-wing coup has overthrown the democratically-elected president of Bolivia, Evo Morales. Freelance writer Ben Dangl speaks with the LMC about the latest in Bolivia and also gives us a valuable frame of reference on the indigenous pursuit for social justice in Bolivia. Ben Dangl is also the author of, “The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia.”