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    The Failure of Politics to Address America's Rape Culture Problem

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    America's Rape Culture Revisited; National Lawyer's Guild Award Oscar Rivera Lopez; Torture Claims at US military base in Cameroon

    On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" host Eugene Puryear is joined by Jessica Raven, Executive Director for Collective Action for Safe Spaces, Aja Taylor, Advocacy Director at Bread for the City, and Schyla Pointdexter-Moore, community organizer and mother of four, to talk about rape culture in the US and the Nation's Capital Washington, DC, the ways in which victims are blamed for being assaulted and harassed, and the failure of public officials to hold their constituents accountable for their actions. The group also discusses effective ways to educate and provide communities the resources that are needed to address and mitigate rape culture.

    In a special third segment, Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, President of the National Lawyers Guild and Ria Thompson-Washington, Executive Vice President, National Lawyers Guild, to talk about the National Lawyer's Guild's 80th Annual Conference, the importance of the freeing of political prisoner Oscar Rivera Lopez, the current moment in civil protests, and the history of the iconic organization.

    Today's talking points touch on Brazil's President Michel Temer being cleared of corruption charges, US troops covering up torture on military bases in Africa, a new report claiming that 59,000 farmer suicides in India can be linked to climate change, and the alarming numbers of inmate deaths in Canadian prisons.

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    national lawyers guild, Law4ThePeople, RapeCulture, TransLivesMatter, Rape
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