Vijay Prashad, Director of the Tricontinental Institute, discusses the upcoming
15th BRICS Summit in South Africa and the shifting global power dynamics amid a
rapidly emerging multipolar world.
Rania Khalek and Eugene Puryear break down the recent updates around the
explosion of anti-colonial sentiment across Africa's Sahel region.
Zoe Alexandra, co-editor of Peoples Dispatch, provides insights into the recent
Argentinian presidential primary and the rise of the far-right libertarian
candidate Javier Milei, who secured the largest vote share.
Secret government reports recently obtained by NPR reveal that the government's
own experts found 'barbaric' and 'negligent' conditions in ICE detention
centers. Silky Shah, Executive director of Detention Watch Network, discusses
the horrific and brutal reality of immigrant detention.
August 11th marked the 50th anniversary of the "birth of hip-hop." Claudia De La
Cruz, Co-Executive Director of The People's Forum, discusses the genesis and
impact of what is now the world's biggest musical genre.
A new documentary film titled Little League Dreams tells the inspiring story of
Cuba's best young baseball players as they prepare to represent Cuba at the
Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania - a first for a Cuban
team. The director of the film, Daniel Montero, joins the show to discuss the
Little League team's historic debut.