Following a series of protests against an unpopular tax reform, freelance writer Christina Noriega speaks with the LMC about how the real challenges of community organizing in Colombia begins when the TV cameras have long gone away.
Following the historic presidential election of leftist teacher Pedro Castillo, the LMC spends the hour with Francesca Emanuele about this history victory and the threat of a coup by the Peruvian right-wing, led by Keiko Fujimori. Francesca Emanuele is a research assistant @ American University in Washington DC & a columnist for
the progressive Peruvian publication Wayka.
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, several politicians and media pundits have cited the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. However, racism and xenophobia is missing from the Spanish Flu’s dark history. So the LMC speaks with David Dorado Romo on setting the record straight on whats missing in the Spanish Flu narrative today. David Dorado Romo is the author of “Ringside Seat To A Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso & Juarez.”