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let's talk about how wall street is now having discussions on whether it might be better to kill millions of us than to continue to damage their stock prices this is real according to reports the debate among the ruling class is over whether or not to walk back some of the measures taken to slow the spread of the virus efforts already considered tardy and adequate by public health experts in order to minimize business losses yes the titans of wall street the people who own our society and most of our lawmakers those people are discussing whether it makes more sense to simply kill a few 1000000 people you know just a few mill than to continue to safeguard our lives that's the discussion they're having at the highest levels right now i mean this you don't really be a surprise because these men and women are sociopaths they are the worst of the
worst they have achieved the highest echelons of success in a grieved based system because they have never cared about their fellow human that that's why they're there that's how they got there it's right on the resume sociopath right there and they're proud of it that's how they got there keep in mind just how many people they're talking about murdering with this virus right now experts believe between 10240000 americans will die from coronavirus this year and that's if we continue with this social distancing if we continue with all the businesses closed and everything else if we go down the continued path. that's the number that's the number that number is more than the number of americans who died in vietnam and korea. combined ok it's nearly
half of the number of americans that died in all of world war 2 so of that's the death rate on the course we're currently on imagine how many people wall street is talking about killing to protect their profits to protect their money possibly millions of people millions of deaths. but they don't care they don't care they don't give for the lives of others we have a system that puts the sociopath's at the top. that's how it works that's how it's always worked it is run by those people and right now they are worried they are worried for their billions of dollars. and speaking of that let's move on to the morally bankrupt war america is continuing to wage against venezuela on march 26th the u.s.
department of justice unveiled indictments against president nicolas maduro and 13 other current or former members of venezuela's government and military attorney general barr offered a $15000000.00 reward for information leading to the wreck a rest or conviction of doro. i mean this seems unbelievable but in these times you will with the corruption we have in our government maybe i shouldn't be surprised but yes our government has put a very key 1000000 dollar bounty on the head of a democratically elected leader in a election system that is far more legitimate than ours a democratically elected leader of a sovereign nation a president who is recognized by the united nations in the united nations and by 3 quarters of all the countries on the planet and yet they put a bounty and they are the criminal could buy all that runs the u.s.
government has concocted. insane whole areas drug running story about an adorable even though the u.s. government they are the ones who have run drugs with colombia for decades for decades in fact i want to show you it's on the owners or this chart this map shows oceanic even the gold drug transits from south america in the year 2017 which was most most recent statistics every purple line is a transit on that map as you notice. as well of not really the problem. the problem comes from colombia colombia which is our ally venezuela amounts to only 7 percent of illegal drug transit down in south america most of it is colombia going to mexico or back from mexico
but the clowns in our government have indicted mood duro anyway. i mean they discontinued us backed coup attempt is horrific and ridiculous and our mainstream media won't even mention it really is at least not in a legitimate way it's pathetic it's pathetic although it has there been there may be some backfiring that is going on in this latest indictment is the us also indicted when they indicted or on march 26th they also indicted cleaver they are our color retired venezuelan general hours after the announcement our caller posted videos online that threaten to cause further splits in the venezuelan opposition and expose a violent plot that could result in the arrest of one wydow now as you know. u.s. government poppets he kept trying to declare himself president then as well even though he never elected to that from patton at the state of the union it was like marbury is about going to it it was like
a i'm the idiot puppet coup master that the us has put in venezuela anyway he may now be arrested for that coup attempt that our caller has revealed because our caller was so together whether a part of it or connected to it or something and the u.s. may have to back by indicting that general either way this is disgusting step the u.s. government is taken and sure it's trump's mn dot maniacal new regime that has done it but you don't 7 hear any crying from the democrats in congress do you they are either equally corrupt or weaker than nancy pelosi arm wrestling brock lesnar the democrats or a put that in. pro-war pro pro economic destruction pro austerity probe death party who would seem to agree with all of the mass murder that the g.o.p. can possibly dream up with come up with in their in their book but a bizarre empty heads
a pox on both their houses moving on let's talk to someone who's not in those 2 big corporate parties. is running for president of the united states don't know if you've heard of it little country united states on the green party ticket he's been a long time activist organizer construction worker and package handler he's a working class man and now a politician here's my interview with howie hawkins fellow howie thanks for joining me thanks for having me so there's a lot i want to get to in a little amount of time so let's say when squeeze it all in coronavirus economic crisis etc but i want to start with the state of the presidential election your running on the green party ticket what are your thoughts on bernie sanders and where he stands now many people want to know why he's not calling out the various electoral manipulations the suppression the provisional ballots it's just tons of manipulation done by the democratic party and of course the green party deals with
a lot of the same crap you know being kept off mainstream media etc so what are your thoughts on all the. will bernie should. have known him since 1970 s. when he was an independent. if you want to advance the democratic socialism the democratic party is hostile territory to live should and speaks for itself through its own party so with bernie one of the end of this group i think it gives an opportunity to the green party so people that supported soon do so because of medicare for all were in full strength green new deal they have an option in the phone and that will be the green party ticket. so you feel he never really had a shot me should have known that to begin with. yeah he knows i mean his hero used to be eugene debs didn't talk about death so much now it's f.d.r. and the new debs was for independent political action by the working class so you
know he's really not been a socialist so much as a liberal you know new deal liberalism tax the billionaires to fund some social problems programs the problem with that is being there still have the economic power which translates in the concert of political power so you're always fighting to get those social programs in the billionaire class can roll them back and that's why we need democratic socialism as a socialist economic democracy based on social ownership of major means of production like right now we'd be in a lot better position if big pharma was a public utility rather than for profit companies that don't do vaccines said don't do any viral said don't do any of biopics in terms of research and development. so it we're in a bad place because of it yeah absolutely agree and you know you say you said corporations jacking up the price of ventilators because they know they can they know they have that power over the people right now one more question on the race
and you know whether it's joe biden or bernie sanders the green party will deal with the same accusations they have in the past that they're taking votes away from the democrat and it's imperative to get trump out of office how do you respond to those trolls that you know you're going to have to face. we don't spoil elections we improve them we put issues on a table that the major parties will not like medicare for all which you know biden says is irrelevant to the coronavirus crisis that could have just as well come from trump like a real green new deal and we have a. reform that we've been advocating since bush won in 2000 and that is get rid of the electoral college you have the presidential vote by a rank choice national popular vote that would interest more of the problem but if the greens aren't in the election that won't even be raised yeah it's important to raise these issues that want to talk about by the liberal class i want to move on
to coronavirus it's a unique threat a unique crisis we're dealing with right now how would you address it differently than a millionaire and billionaire oligarchy that we have in power right now intrusive while people are losing their health insurance and while they'd be testing free the treatment is an average of $35000.00 people can't afford it and if they don't have insurance it will be stuck with the whole bill so the 1st thing is the medicare system should just pay for all coronavirus treatment as well as testing in in the production act is something that should be invoked to really push forward the production of personal protective equipment to p.p. ease. masks. then leaders. to increase hospital beenz the things that we're short of now because we've had a for profit health care system that doesn't build excess capacity in case of
a pandemic like we're suffering now which they've been warned about for 20 years so i think that's the 2nd thing is we need to invoke that and get the manufacturing done then we need. a new we got to watch this corporate slush fund they just set up which is in the hands of the secretary treasury newton and and donald trump because they're going to give it to their friends and the people didn't get enough out of that relief package so we got to keep pushing for more relief because that's basically a month's worth of spending in the economy and we're probably going to be in this for several months so i think those are the immediate things we need to do yeah i wanted to ask you about the economic crisis as well i already there's 3300000 people have filed for unemployment and that is a tiny fraction of what that number will be the fed says we could end up with 40000000 people on employed what would be your reaction to this crisis as president and also what were the underlying causes in your opinion before the coronavirus
even hit. put a coronavirus triggered it but we had excess capacity a debt overhang we were headed for a recession and because we have this excess capacity to capitalists don't invest in new production that would create jobs they do financial manipulations they buy back their stocks they buy each other they merge and have acquisitions and that concentrates wealth but it doesn't help the people what we need to do now is like we did during the world war 2 emergency the federal government took over or built a quarter of the manufacturing capacity this country in order to build what they called the arsenal of democracy which arm the u.s. the u.k. the russians to defeat the nazis and to defeat both climate change and a chronic virus and get out. this coronavirus depression we're going to have to do something very similar in what i call the eagle socialist green new deal would be about we got to rebuild our whole energy system manufacturing culture
transportation and buildings and we need to have off the climate mobilization like we had in office a war mobilization during world war 2 you know i think that's the kind of public sector initiatives it's going to take to have an economic recovery otherwise you know we have a lot of businesses collapse and it's going to be a very slow recovery when we get through the the epidemic go short break but if you're stuck at home looking for something to do check out my new book at least can book dot com you can also get the digital version if you want to get it right away and check out the free america app it's at portable a dot tv slash download it's called portable t.v. i'll be right back with the rest of my interview with how hawkins. i'm going to fulfill that promise is probably to the people come on you know we've
there is their slights against when men or more are nonwhite so it's always the idea is that statements that directed toward a privileged group are interpreted differently than a statement directed toward an oppressed group and so that's kind of the whole framework and it's a political framework that's used the result is of course focusing at least on certain kinds of minor slights and saying more rather than the north and more than we need to call attention to them but it's not all slight so it's a very political and sometimes. it's a let me. ask i wouldn't will. pick i could. not tell both you.
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presidential candidate howie hawkins why do you feel a green party has had so much trouble getting a toehold over the decades not not just on the presidential level but there's not even a green in congress why is that. when we have got $150.00 greens elected around the country and it's more nearly 3rd party since the socialists before the 1930 s. so i think the achievement we've done is we've stuck around there been a lot of efforts of 3rd parties that have come and gone over the last 35 years and we're still here i think we've got to build this from below there's half a 1000000 elected offices in this country and most of them are local and we've got to start elect and thousands as we go into the 20 twentieth's and from there build the state legislatures in congress i want to move on to another important thing that i thought i was told it was one of the reasons you wanted to come on the show is to clear up some statements you made about russia gave in the neo mccarthyism that is pummeled our country the past i don't know 2 or 3 years we now know thanks
to the malo report that the claims of collusion were garbage which i have many others were saying from the beginning i have a 1000000 criticisms of trump but that's not one of them and on top of that just a couple of weeks ago muller and the justice department moved to drop some of the only indictments that they could come up with the indictments on the russian click bait farm that they claimed were posting dastardly facebook means so what every level this thing seems to have fallen apart what are your thoughts on it now considering where we stand. now the rush is a mass distraction i mean to do mccance brought that up right after the week before the democratic convention in st robbie moved out onto the sunday shows to say russia russia russia and i'm thinking. trump is a target rich environment he's a racist he's a liar he's a serial sexual assault a reason sale businessman and you want to talk about russia you know their criticism made of russia but we've got to deal with them and their economy is one
6th of ours their military budgets 110th of ours are not a conventional threat but they are nuclear superpower so we should be engaging them diplomatically not planned his cold war game which is a threat to all of us. yeah i agree with all that so so just to circle back real quick you your do believe this new mccarthyism this red baiting i mean it's dangerous for the left it's dangerous for journalists it's been used against bernie sanders jill stein just about anybody who says anything outside of the mainstream corporate talking points so you agree with that era. yet you don't suppress dissent you encourage it because sometimes the dissenters are right and we should not give the state or big tech the power to do that i like would it would snowden said his biography is a real page turner and he said like they do in europe our property our data should be our property not the property of the big tech companies or the government to
collect in so we've got to protect our freedoms and censoring the internet and people's access to it you know net neutrality is a big issue all these things have to be addressed you know right now to their trend to marginalize people that disagree with what the establishment wants and that's what yeah yeah you're going to be predicting all of my questions i was next going to ask about some of the whistleblower snowden chelsea manning julian assange many of the fans of the shell have been disgusted by the democratic presidential candidates not standing up for joining us on to chelsea manning i think tall see gabbert is probably the only one that full throated lee did where do you stand on the way they've been treated. i think all the whistleblowers that have been prosecuted in persecuted by the obama and trump administrations should be part and i think there are a lot of political prisoners lynagh to. mom these elderly black panthers there's a lot of people that if i was president i would give pardons to assign meaning for
sure and all those whistleblowers in the end particularly it would snow now i would just pardon him if i was president i bring in n.c. administration because i think he has a real good handle on who. how to handle this new electronic technology you know way that protects our freedoms but also lets the government do what the legitimate intelligence and surveillance need to do to protect us so that's i mean i would bring into my ministration edward snowden i like that edward snowden as well as president i'm on the front of that we are going to thank you so much for taking the time to be here they should have news good be yours and finally we go to redacted correspondent naomi care avani for somalia blowing old news on pandemics. the worst part of a pandemic in my opinion is everything gets cancelled movies concerts
grooves church bars get shut down however if you live during the 1900 influenza pandemic most things were canceled to follow he still had a war he could go to world war one it was like a game of risk with higher stakes so they understand that the influenza virus of 1900 the deadliest disease in history which wiped out more people than the war itself really came at an inconvenient time for america i mean business was booming thanks to dropping on europe and the flu tended to kill younger people in army camps and trenches and on boats deploying soldiers but it's not like we're going to cancel the war like it's a 1st date or something and let some virus do all the killing i don't think so so as not to slow the war effort the american press and the government either tell plane or ignore the illness even as hospitals and morgues filled up though the 1st case was documented in kansas in march of 1918 the press in spain which was not at
war road at length about the disease unlike the censored press and warring countries including the us hence it became known as the spanish flu you see some illnesses get named after whoever to. talks about it 1st it follows the principle of whoever smelt it dealt it censorship was so bad that president woodrow wilson who most likely caught a severe case of the flu later never mentioned the virus he later showed up to the 1st peace conference coughing like nothing was wrong in 1917 wilson signed the controversial espionage act making it illegal to utter print write or publish any disloyal profane scurrilous or abusive language about the government of the united states or to urgency or advocate any curtailment of production in this country necessary or essential to the prosecution of the war the law had a chilling effect on the press obviously influenza subsided after spring and till
it mutated and returned in a more deadly form in august of 1900 a sign from a philadelphia navy yard in september read spanish influenza has endangered the prosecution of the war in europe it should get 20 years in prison for the espionage act spitting spreads spanish influenza don't spit a right we got it with the espionage act we need to shut our melds the best doctors in the us were serving the war effort overseas on the home front people were kidnapping nurses to take care of them u.s. surgeon general group of blue said there is no cause for alarm if precautions are observed precautions ok you mean like non-spinning thank surgeon general if there was a warning from him for smoking he would have put on the pack don't exhale why couldn't rupert have gone to verb done there was extra pressure on the workforce to produce even though death tolls were higher among factory workers than the population at
large overworked underpaid and at great risk workers held a 6 day general strike in 1919 in seattle once the war was over veterans police the striking workers who were told they were as important as soldiers during the war but this was just one of the lies putting. the nation at risk breaking our hearts the military was more than aware of the problems and potential solutions desperate to build up the forces and friends army chief of staff in march rejected suggestions to quarantine soldiers and agreed instead to a 10 percent reduction in crowding on troop ships but that was all marsh persuaded president wilson that the psychological effect it would have on a weakening enemy to learn that the american divisions and replacements were no longer of arriving would be terrible wait until you see all our soldiers sick in their bed thermometers in the mouth scary the hospital gowns are yours thousands of soldiers were delivered to your by their dead or dying to keep up this appearance
on the other hand influenza probably helped the us win the war more than any other weapon a better tactic would have been to like set up a kissing booth that was like free for malnourished german soldiers it wasn't only the military sending troops that was important moral was equally important and during the pandemics deadliest days philadelphia hosted a parade to raise money and morale for the war doctors urged officials to cancel the liberty loan parade for september 25th convinced reporters to write stories about the danger but editors refused to run them and refused to print letters from doctors later more than $12000.00 philadelphians would die in a matter of weeks this parade of death wasn't even that fun they had like 2 floats no dancing and very very few thongs unlike the parade you know the gay pride parade all right we might be better off now with corona virus
it's not as deadly but we're still dependent on the government to tell the truth and for that we'll need to keep our mouths open reporting from 918 naming care of redacted to my staff so our show that's all i got but right now. now you can go and watch my free standup comedy special not allowed on american t.v. me it's at least camp american dot com totally free to watch until next time good night good fighter. but i'm going to teach you must. this man was sentenced to death. charged with capital murder even though he didn't have the gun didn't pull the trigger didn't intend to kill anybody mention living in your bathroom for that week with just under 23. could have been.
live from the world headquarters of the r t america in our nation's capital this is the news with rick sanchez hello again everybody i'm rick sanchez i want to welcome all of you watching from all over the world many of you on the portable app well public official in the united states has made one of the dumbest comments yet since we began covering this coronavirus crisis and by the way and this is important it wasn't some off the cuff comment said in private in a meeting everybody is entitled to a bad moment in private number probably as guilty as the next guy as i'm sure you are in that regard anybody can make a mistake when they're in their own conversation with family or friends no.