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What's Going On

Wed, Sep 15, 2021 07:00 AM

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Hosts: WBAI Radio
Topics:
  • CHINA - why does it matter, what's unique about its economic change and development, what to watch for in the future.
  • East River Park - Threatened with destruction what are activists doing to stop development.
Synopsis: Joining Rebecca Myles, host of What's Going On, we look at the country of China where 850 million Chinese have been lifted out of poverty between 1981 and 2015 - a drop from 88% to 0.7% with journalist and political analyst, Caleb Maupin. Also joining us is Eileen Myles from East River Park Action, a group fighting to stop New York City from detroying the only public park on the Lower East Side of Manhattan for resilency during climate crisis. https://eastriverparkaction.org/
Guests:
    Playlist:
    • David Bowie - Little China Girl
    • ACDC - TNT
    • David Bowie - Young Americans
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