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    PMF plans response to US escalation; Anti-government protests in India brings millions into the streets; Gentrification further threatens the homeless in DC

    On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by political analyst Mitchell Plitnick to discuss the state of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces in the aftermath of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis' assassination, whether the PMF is equipped to strike back at the US, the reality of Washington inside the Middle East amidst Donald Trump's posturing, and how dynamics in the region would shift without the US.

    In the second segment Jacquie and Sean are joined by Professor Ahsan I. Butt, Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, to discuss the massive protests in India against the Narenda Modi government's discriminatory "citizenship law" and economic issues how this may reflect attitudes towards Modi and the Indian government's response to the protests.

    In a special third segment of  "By Any Means Necessary" Jacquie and Sean are joined by photojournalist Joseph Young and Eric Falquero, Editorial Director of Street Sense Media, to discuss the "Right to a Home" media project highlighting the issue of homelessness in Washington, DC, how the homeless are impacted by gentrification and the stark contrast between the living reality of  homeless encampments and the wealth that surrounds them. 

    Later in the show, Jacquie and Sean are joined by civic innovator and social impact specialist Kendrick Jackson to discuss "electability" being weaponized against Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi still not sending the article of impeachment to the Senate, the politics of racial physicality concerning Tulsi Gabbard and continue the conversation around usage around the word "latinx."

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