UpFront

The Drug War in the Philippines and the Attica Prison Uprising

In the first half of the episode hosts Cat Brooks and Mitch Jeserich speak with Mong Palatino, political blogger and former Representative in the Philippine Congress, and Rhonda Ramiro, VP at Bayan USA, about the current dire situation in the Philippines under president Rodrigo Duterte.

Then, they speak with Heather Ann Thompson, author of Blood In the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and It’s Legacy, about her critically acclaimed book, and the relevancy of the uprising today.

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