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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:10 - Live from Turkey, journalist Max Zirngast explains why the coup attempt happened, and why it failed.

Max is co-author of the Jacobin article What Happened in Turkey.


10:05 - Latin America specialist Julia Buxton examines Venezuelan politics and the fate of Chavismo after Chávez.

Julia was interviewed in the piece Venezuela After Chávez at New Left Review.


10:35 - Writer Jacquelin Kataneksza profiles #ThisFlag and the emergence of protest movements across Zimbabwe.

Jacquelin wrote the article Fed up and not afraid! for Africa is a Country.


11:05 - Journalist Douglas Gillison uncovers America's global network of foreign police and military training.

Douglas is co-author of the 100 Reporters investigation Training the Planet: America’s Vast Global Network to Instruct Foreign Security Forces Gets Scant Oversight.


12:05 - Alex S. Vitale and Brian Jordan Jefferson outline the rise of 'command and control' policing in New York City.

Alex and Brian wrote the chapter "The Emergence of Command and Control Policing in Neoliberal New York" for the Verso collection Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter.


12:40 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen parses a popular political podcast.

He won't tell me whether it's Chapo Trap House but I think it's probably not.




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