Traces of Reality
July 30, 2014
Episode 102: “Immigration, Prohibition, and State-Sanctioned Murder”
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On this edition of Traces of Reality Radio: Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides answer listener questions regarding the immigration debate and review other recent news stories involving state violence, including the case of Eric Garner, the alleged “untaxed cigarette seller” who NYPD officers choked to death, and Joseph Wood, the death row inmate who the state of Arizona killed over the course of a two-hour “botched” execution.
After a conversation on the broader implications of state violence, Danny offers the latest on narconoia and the ongoing drug-war madness along the southern US border.
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Police rescue 165 kidnapped migrants in Mexican border state
Interview: Why a Honduran Has No Choice but to Flee to the United States
Texas Gov. Rick Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border
Honduran Diplomat: Rick Perry’s National Guard Deployment Is Political Theater
Honduran President: US Drug Policy Caused Migrant Crisis
National Guard in Texas Could Get Arrest Power
Border surge could be windfall for Senate candidate’s air charter firm
Will Grigg: “It Stops Today!”
Bratton, de Blasio address use of chokehold by NYPD in death of Staten Island man
Arizona execution lasts nearly two hours; lawyer says Joseph Wood was ‘gasping and struggling to breathe’
CNN on Joseph Wood (Video including reaction from family of Wood’s victims)
Shootouts erupt in Nuevo Progresso, Reynosa and Rio Bravo Tamaulipas