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SCOTUS OKs Mifepristone, Trump Visits Congress, Chiquita Banana Death Squads

SCOTUS OKs Mifepristone, Trump Visits Congress, Chiquita Banana Death Squads
The Supreme Court allows continued access to the mifepristone abortion drug, and the US prepares a meaningless agreement with Ukraine.
Spokesperson for Black Hive Anthony Rogers Wright joins Misfits hosts Michelle Witte and John Kiriakou to discuss former President Donald Trump's day on Capitol Hill, the goals of Trump's visit for himself and his party, the infiltration of Christian curricula into public schools, Attorney General Merrick Garland being held in contempt of Congress, Hunter Biden appealing his federal conviction, and President Joe Biden bleeding support among Black voters.
Syrian American journalist with The Grayzone Hekmat Aboukhater discusses the role of foreign funded mercenaries in Syria’s civil war, how Syria will be affected by intensified conflict between Israel and Lebanon, and consistent double-speak from the media on the efficacy of the Houthi movement’s disruption of Red Sea shipping.
Lawyer, writer, former journalist and environmental advocate Steven Donziger discusses the use of racketeering charges to intimidate protesters in the United States, the criminalization of organizing, who benefits from treating protesters as terrorists and racketeers, as well as the role of judges in governance in the US and whether more formal oversight is needed of those on the bench.
Colombian-born organizer and graduate student researcher at the UCLA Anny Viloria Winnett discusses a Florida court finding the Chiquita fruit company liable for eight killings carried out by a right-wing paramilitary group in Colombia, what Chiquita gained through funding such groups, the history of Chiquita’s predecessor the United Fruit Company, and how Colombians are reacting to the news.
The Misfits also discuss a badly timed brawl in Italy’s parliament, another lawsuit against SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, and a Supreme Court ruling against organized labor.
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