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    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Valeska Teixeira Martins, a lawyer for former President of Brazil, Lula da Silva.

    Former President of Brazil Lula da Silva was convicted of corruption yesterday and could face nearly 10 years in prison — but his legal team says that no evidence was produced and the charges were politically motivated. We’ll speak with one of his lawyers about the case and the coming appeal.

    Donald Trump is in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of Bastille Day commemorations. The corporate media is emphasizing the stylistic differences between the two men, but they have at least one thing in common — waging war on Syria. Brian is joined by Dr. Christopher Davidson, professor and the author of 'Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East'.

    Senate Republicans have released a new version of their healthcare bill that will lead to millions losing their insurance. But with a slim Republican majority, the bill’s success remains very much in doubt. Dr. Carol Paris, President of Physicians for a National Health Plan, Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, and Sputnik News analyst Walter Smolarek join the show.

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    health care, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, Brazil
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