On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Ben Dixon, host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, to talk about the media's attempts to make connections between Black Lives Matter and Russia to discredit the movement, the frustration with white 'ally' liberals supporting the Russia-phobia claims, the failed logic of Russia highlighting racial disparities "hurting" America, and the ways the United States government has worked to influence social movements around the world. The group also talks the internal shake-ups at the DNC, the bad optics of putting Donna Brazile in a leadership role within the DNC, the lack of proper representation of black women within Democratic leadership, and Donald Trump's horrible handling of a service members death in Niger.
In the third segment of the show Robbie Martin, Palestine Solidarity Activist joins Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon to talk about his efforts to highlight the colonial rule of Israel over the Palestinian people, the growing apathy among the Israeli left.
Later in the show hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Walter Smolarek, Sputnik News Analyst, to talk about the sweeping victory for Argentine's center-right Party headed by President Mauricio Macri over the weekend, the latest political, social and economic movements throughout Latin America and the unsurprising election victory for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday.
In the last hour "By Any Means Necessary" is joined by Mitchell Plitnick to talk about the US foreign policy towards the Middle East, the insistence by the US that Assad leaves Syria before the end to military engagement, what a "Balkanization" of Syria would mean for the region, and whether or not Palestinian re-unification efforts will bring relief for the average Palestinian or simply embolden Israeli hawks.
Today's talking points touch on efforts by the Trump administration to push an ethanol mandate and other dirty fuel sources and rulings in Rhode Island and Florida outlawing prison gerrymandering.
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