Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 20

In this episode, we look at the Colombian national strike, the activists protecting the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, and the students of Johns Hopkins University protesting the administration’s association with ICE.

April 29, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

In this episode, we go to Colombia, where hundreds of thousands of people went on a national strike against the neoliberal and extractivist policies of the right wing Ivan Duque government. We also look at the activists protecting the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC from a possible takeover by Venezuelan opposition forces. Finally, we take a look at the students of Johns Hopkins University who have been protesting for months against their university administration’s association with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).

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