Following the recent devastation of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico on top of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, the LMC spends the hour with Dr Monica Feliu-Mojer to discuss the challenges of both global warming and colonialism. Monica Feliu-Mojer is a Puerto Rican scientist and science communicator as well as the director of communications & science outreach for Ciencia Puerto Rico.
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April 22nd, 2022: Western Sahara, The Forgotten Colony
As US and European governments call for global support for Ukraine’s self-determination, Western Sahara goes ignored. So the LMC spends the hour with Professor Jacob Mundy on the latest in Western Sahara’s struggle for independence and how the US and Europe have turned their backs on the Sahrawi people. Jacob Mundy is the author of, “Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution.”
March 18th, 2022: Austerity for the Puerto Rican Masses
As the US continues to impose austerity measures on Puerto Rico through a fiscal control board, the LMC speaks with independent journalist Diana Ramos Gutierrez on how Puerto Ricans have responded at the grassroots level in the face of austerity.