icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm
17 Jan, 2020 08:15

The truth about what's happening in the Middle East with Rania Khalek

Rania Khalek comes on to explain what's happening at the moment in Iraq and Iran. She's a journalist based in Lebanon, whose work is focused on the Middle East. Lee and Khalek review the action from the last week and she fills in the details that haven't been widely published by media in the US. They destroy the idea that General Soleimani, the man credited with crushing ISIS in the region, was a terrorist. She also provides context on how Iran has been demonized by the US.

In the second half of the show, Lee speaks with Mike Monetta, the executive director of Wolf-PAC. Wolf-PAC is a political action committee that works on getting the influence of big money donors out of US politics. This is a major issue corrupting democracy in the US. They discuss the best way to achieve Wolf-PAC's goals, the main obstacles in their way, and which states have already done good work on the issue. Anders Lee finishes off the show with a new segment called 'Fact Jackers.' This week, he dismantles the myth, spread by Joe Biden, that the former VP has been a defender of social security and Medicaid throughout his career.

YOUTUBE Channel Redacted Tonight

LIKE Redacted Tonight at www.Facebook.com/RedactedTonight

FOLLOW Redacted Tonight at @RedactedTonight and @LeeCamp

PODCAST https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/redacted-tonight