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FULL SHOW: One New Yorker calls for reopening

Two US mercenaries captured by Venezuelan military forces have again publicly admitted they had US backing to overthrow the Maduro government. A special remote hearing of the United Nations Security Council discussed the matter on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Venezuela is angering the US by escorting an Iranian oil tanker. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports.

Then Danny Shaw, professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the City University of New York, weighs in. After Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas broke diplomatic ties with Israel and the United States this week, some European Union members have called for punitive economic measures to be taken against Israel if it moves forward with annexing the West Bank.

Former UK MP George Galloway dives in. Plus, one writer says New York City, the epicenter of US COVID-19 cases, should reopen. Vocal New Yorker and media analyst Lionel takes on the question.