On today’s show: 0:08 – Javier Puente (@puentevaldivia), Chair of Latin American and Latiné Studies at Smith College, and author of The Rural State, about sociopolitical conflict in the Peruvian Andes. He joins us from Lima to discuss the latest on the Peru protests. 0:45 – Mark Woodall, physics graduate student at UC Merced and … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – We follow up on the protests in Iran with Negar Mortazavi (@NegarMortazavi), a journalist, political commentator, and host of the Iran Podcast. She joins us from Washington D.C. 0:33 – Sammy Roth (@Sammy_Roth), who covers energy for the LA Times and writes their weekly Boiling Point newsletter joins us to … Continued

On today’s show: 0:08 – Marcy Wheeler (@emptywheel), independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties at emptywheel.net. 0:20 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation magazine. 0:33 – Tony Schick, an investigative and data reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Science & Environment unit discusses toxic chemicals found in Pacific Northwest … Continued