Following a coup attempt in Brazil by supporters of former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, the LMC spends the hour with Michael Fox to break down both the US influence on the insurrection and the long history of fascism in Brazil.
Michael Fox is a freelance writer and the host of the Brazil On Fire podcast.
In the lead up to next month’s presidential elections, the LMC spends the hour with freelance writer Michael Fox to discuss Brazil’s descent into fascism under the Bolsonaro administration with his new podcast, Brazil On Fire. This podcast was produced in conjunction with NACLA and The Real News Network.
In part 2 of a special episode, the LMC welcome back Jorge Cuellar to discuss how the fascist shadow of former Salvadoran assemblyman Roberto D’aubuisson still haunts El Salvador in more recent times. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
The Latino Media Collective is a grassroots Latino public-affairs program that airs on Pacifica station WPFW 89.3fm on Fridays @ 1pm EST in Washington DC.