Jean Swanson on City Hall, NDP on Kinder Morgan, The Left on Venezuela

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Friday, Aug 11, 2017

TODAY’S SHOW Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto


0:00 – Democracy Now wrap-up

01:00 – Introduction, Weather & News

17:45 – As the Trump administration ratchets up its hostile rhetoric toward Venezuela, we hear award-winning journalist Jeremy Scahill fromthe most awesome The Intercepted podcast speak with attorney and former Hugo Chavez adviser Eva Golinger about the country’s political turmoil. Golinger wrote the book: The Chavez Code: Cracking US Intervention in Venezuela. This is necessary listening for those on the left struggling to figure out their solidarity with a complicated changing situation. 


38:00 We hear George Heyman, Environment Minister, announcement of hiring former judge Thomas Berger to provide legal advice as it seeks intervener status in the legal challenges against the project filed by municipalities and First Nations. We unpack the NDP’s decision with Eugene Kung of West Coast Environmental Law. 


51:00 Jean Swanson Interview – We speak with the Independent candidate for City Hall byelection on her decision to run and the failings at City Hall she hopes to correct. Visit Jean Swanson’s campaign website for an alternative blueprint for the future. 


CALENDAR:

Check out this weekend’s One Love Westcoast‘ Latin Summer Fest unites across distances

 

 

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