On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Mac Hamilton, Executive Manager at STAND: The Student-led Movement to End Mass Atrocities joins By Any Means Necessary to discuss how the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus to be a public health emergency of international concern in the Democratic of the Congo and how this impacts the already difficult political situation in the country.
In the second segment, Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Sputnik News Analyst Bob Schlehuber about ongoing protests in Puerto Rico calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló, the ongoing influence of his father, former Gov. Pedro Rosselló, how the Rosello scandal exposes deep inequalities on the island nation and how Rosello could only be removed by grassroots efforts.
In a special third segment of "By Any Means Necessary" Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Jeremy Mohler, Communications Specialist, In the Public Interest to discuss school privatization in Washington, DC and how state and local officials use infrastructure projects for political capital while wasting important resources.
Later in the show, Eugene and Sean are joined by researcher Sam Menefee-Libey to discuss how the reality of racism is purposefully obscured in the US, Chicago officers being fired in the killing of LaQuan McDonald and strategies for combating far-right policies.
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