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    On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon & Lee Stranahan talked with guests about the situation in Italy, the Tara Reade scandal, last Friday's truckers' protest, and our economic response to COVID-19 and self-inflicted geopolitical wounds.

    Guests:

    Andrew Spannaus - American Journalist and Writer in Italy | Italy Update

    Ted Rall - Political Cartoonist & Syndicated Columnist | Tara Reade

    Stephen Oatley - Founder and Editor of Freight Broker Live and host of Freight Broker Live | May Day Nationwide Truckers' Protest

    Mark Frost - Economist, professor, consultant, drummer, eagle scout, marine, libertarian’ish |  Economic Shutdown as Natural Response

    Danny Sjursen - Retired US Army Officer and Former History Instructor at West Point | American Exceptionalism Scars Both Victim And Victimizer

    We were joined by Andrew Spannaus to talk about the latest in Italy as the country's regions begin to reopen. After we spoke with Ted Rall about the Tara Reade scandal.

    In our second hour, we also talked to Stephen Oatley about the truckers' protests this past May Day over rock-bottom rates in the industry.

    In our third hour, we spoke with Mark Frost about whether the economic shutdown is a natural response, or if government intervention makes a difference. For our last half hour, we were joined by Danny Sjursen to talk about the contradictions that compromise America's foreign policy.

    We'd love to get your feedback at radio@sputniknews.com

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    American exceptionalism, geopolitics, logistics, Joe Biden, Italy, United States, COVID-19
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