Letters and Politics

Current Political Trends in Latin American & Upending the Tenderloin’s ‘Doom Loop’ Narrative

Part 1. Latin America Current Trends

Guest: Miguel Tinker-Salas is Emeritus Professor of History and Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Pomona College.  He is an expert on the political and social issues of Latin America and the author of several books including, Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know; and The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture and Society in Venezuela. 

Part 2. The Tenderloin tour upends ‘doom loop’ narrative

Guest: Christopher D. Cook is an author and award-winning investigative journalist based in San Francisco.  His latest piece in the 48 hills.com is Tenderloin tour upends ‘doom loop’ narrative. There’s a lot more to the neighborhood than the national media wants to report.



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