On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Nizar Farsakh, former member of the Palestinian negotiation team, to talk about the historical legacy of the Balfour Declaration on its 100th Anniversary, the need for a unified Palestinian front against the Israeli Occupation, the potential for political and social movements to grow in the region and discussing whether the Egyptian government is supporting or hurting the Palestinian cause.
In the second segment Reece Chenault, National Coordinator for US Labor Against the War, joins the show to talk about the latest development between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States, the inability of sanctions to advance peaceful relations between the two countries, the historical lessons to be learned from the past 1994 Agreed Framework between the countries, Jimmy Carter's welcome role in mediating the conflict, and Pyongyang's efforts to build relations with other global leaders.
Later in the show Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Alberto Garcia Watson, middle east correspondent based in Spain, to talk about the ongoing political crisis in Catalonia, the lengths the Spanish government will go to maintain national unity, the response by the Catalonian people to Spain's repression of the independence movement, and whether or not Catalan President Carles Puigdemont will be arrested upon return to Spain.
In the last hour "By Any Means Necessary" is joined by Brandon Sutton, member of Progressive Army and the host of the Discourse Podcast to talk about Donna Brazile's admission that she knew Hillary Clinton and the DNC had colluded against Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, what it means for the state of the Democratic Party, and the highly inefficient way the Democratic Party spent over $1 billion dollars in the 2016 election cycle. The group also talks about how concerned US media is about divisive foreign actors despite their continued promotion and amplified of white racist nationalists, the way American imperialism is strengthened by attacks against it, George H.W. Bush's inappropriate groping caught on camera and how we can hold politicians accountable to the public.
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