Delhi riots: BJP, Modi putting India under cascading communal pressure – Vijay Prashad (E850)
We speak to Tricontinental Institute for Social Research Director Vijay Prashad. He discusses President Trump’s visit to India, what the arms deals between Trump and PM Modi mean, whether the US is trying to impose colonial domination on India, why the BJP and Modi are to blame for the Delhi riots which saw violence between Hindus and Muslims, the Citizenship Amendment Act, Assange’s extradition trial and more! Next, we speak to Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran, from Syria’s M5 Highway in Aleppo. He discusses the Syrian Arab Army’s recent successes in Aleppo and Idlib, why the US and Western Europe want to see Syria weak and divided, the White Helmets’ alleged relationship with Al-Qaeda and more! Finally, we speak to investigative journalist Greg Palast about alleged voter suppression and vote rigging in the US. He discusses how millions of voters, primarily of color, have been purged from voter rolls, the necessity of voter suppression for the Republicans, partisan control of elections, the obstacles Bernie Sanders faces from the Democratic Party in allowing people to vote and more!