Rising Up With Sonali

Hondurans Protest Saying Election Was Stolen

A masked opposition supporter stands in front of a burning barricade during a protest over a disputed presidential election in Tegucigalpa, Honduras December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Hondurans are protesting fiercely against the official results of a November 26th election saying it was stolen. On our show today we’ll follow up with Suyapa Portillo who had been an election observer – she will explain why the US-backed incumbent Juan Hernandez remains in power and how Hondurans are refusing to accept him. Then we’ll turn to Craig Aaron, a long-time advocate for net neutrality. Aaron will discuss how all hope is not lost despite the recent FCC vote to end net neutrality and will explain the legal and legislative paths to restoring it. We’ll also talk about the increasingly consolidated media landscape with the announced Fox-Disney and Sinclair-Tribune mergers.

Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

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