'Humanitarian' justifications for war crimes, Live PD canceled, and when NYC demolished a successful black neighborhood
Dan Kovalik just published a book about how the US justifies imperialist violence under the guise of humanitarian intervention. He sits down with Lee Camp this week to discuss the book and how it applies to the US’s current situation. Under Trump, we’ve seen how the first time the media embraced him was after he bombed Syria in the middle of a US-Russian proxy war disguised as a Syrian civil war.
They also take swings at Obama's UN Ambassador, the ostensibly left-wing Samantha Power, whose hands ended up drenched in blood in Libya. Their wide-ranging conversation exposes the bloody character of US empire-building.
Naomi Karavani takes a look at how US TV’s reality documentary ‘Live PD’ encouraged police malfeasance. The ‘copaganda’ was canceled in the wake of the George Floyd uprising, but Karavani shows how shocking it is that it lasted so long.
Natalie McGill reports on a piece of mind-blowing history: a successful black community in the middle of Manhattan that was demolished and replaced with Central Park. This is part of the story of how white supremacy still reigned, even after slavery was officially over.
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