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The News with Rick Sanchez - March 11, 2019 (20:00 ET)

Rick Sanchez’s brilliant takedown of NY Times & CNN

Rick Sanchez takes Washington Post, MSNBC and others to task for their irresponsible fear-mongering and “what if” scenarios, neither fair nor journalistically sound.

CNN admits blunder, Rick Sanchez finds truth in Caracas

RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the massive blackout afflicting Venezuela. President Nicolas Maduro blamed the US and condemned the “macabre” strategy,” but US officials deny responsibility. They blame chronic neglect to Venezuela’s power systems and are twisting the crisis into a political win. Then investigative journalist Lucas Koerner joins to discuss the blackout as well as recent retractions from CNN and New York Times regarding a torched USAID truck at the Venezuela-Colombia border. Despite western rhetoric, Lucas Koerner shares what Venezuelans are experiencing first-hand on the ground,  as calmness prevails in spite of scarce reports of looting in Caracas.  

Chris Hedges: U.S. record suicides prove economic decline

Chris Hedges, author and host of RT America’s “On Contact” joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the skyrocketing problem of suicide and self-destructive behavior and why we should only expect it to get worse.