On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Chuck Modiano, a journalist with the New York Daily News to talk about the suspension of ESPN reporter Jemele Hill after her remarks on social media, the way big media outlets racialize and politicize sports, the big dollars the NFL takes from the military for patriotic celebrations, white control over black voices and bodies, and the murder of Patrick Harmon by Salt Lake City Police Department.
Later in the show hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Michael Stevens Smith, Co-Author, How the CIA Kill Che: The Murder of A Revolutionary and Co-Host of Law and Disorder on WBAI to talk about the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the legacy of the revolutionary leader, how the CIA killed Guevara and other activists, the US's efforts to interfere with Latin American political and social movements, Che's dedication to changing life for those in poverty, and the misconceptions people have of Che Guevara.
In the last hour "By Any Means Necessary" is joined by Jeremy Mohler, Communications Specialist, In the Public Trust to talk about the attacks on publicly owned services by the American right, the hypocrisy of those who argue for free markets while defending corporate control, and the ongoing debt crisis in Puerto Rico. The group also talks about Democratic presidential hopefuls in 2020, the sickening issues around Washington DC's jail, and the rise of public-private partnerships in the nation's capital.
Today's talking points touch on the continued wildfires in Northern California, Trump picking seemingly random fights with GOP leadership, and the upcoming Japanese elections on October 22nd.
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