Headlines: GITMO, Nagorno Karbakh, National strikes – Ep 143

It’s headline time!!!  We discuss the UN Special Rapporteur’s report on torture regarding the prison and torture site at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a bit on the recent fighting and refugee situation in Nargorno-Karabahk.  We’re also joined by Jake Tucker to discuss the major strikes going on right now, including the UAW and the pending end of the Hollywood writers’ strike.

Jake Tucker is an anti-war US Army veteran from 2001-09, stop-lossed and deployed to Iraq for 15 months during the surge in 2007-8.  He is a socialist and anti-imperialist activist and organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation as well as ANSWER Coalition and the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee.  Jake was also a hotel worker, union organizer and shop steward with UNITE HERE Local 23 in San Antonio, TX from 2013-2021


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