Fueled by Climate Change, California’s Raging Wildfires Are Threatening Vulnerable Communities First
Democracy Now! speaks with Leah Stokes, an assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and researcher on climate and energy politics. We also speak with Ariel Kelley, the CEO of Corazón Healdsburg, a bilingual family resource center based in Northern Sonoma County.
As Death Toll Tops 220, Iraqi Protesters Stay in Streets Calling For End to Corrupt Government
In Iraq, masked gunmen shot dead 18 protesters overnight and injured more than 800 people in the Shiite holy city of Karbala on Monday.DN speaks with Yanar Mohammed, president of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq.
Protests in Chile Were Sparked By a Subway Fare Hike, But Come After “30 Years of a Social Crisis”
We speak with Pablo Abufom, a member of the Solidarity Movement, an anti-capitalist and feminist organization in Chile. His recent article published in Jacobin magazine is titled “It’s Not About 30 Pesos. It’s About 30 Years.”
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