We were back on the air picking up our election coverage on Wednesday with reports, analysis and guests. We will resume later on Thursday.
With the 2020 U.S. presidential election yet to be determined, CN Live! resumed its coverage on Day 2. Middle East analyst Giorgio Cafiero joined us to compare the Biden and Trump Mideast policies, and Kim Dotcom discussed the impact of the election on the U.S. economy. Watch the replay here:
Perhaps I always have too much concern about “synthetic biology.” But more bugs are coming I believe with factory farming, GMO, etc.
To do even the requisite “targeted” lockdowns and keep the economy going, yes, I see as a GIANT challenge. And it seems typically govs don’t do so well dealing with capitalist business cycles even without pandemics (as a result of this one I’ve read a ton of not-idealist stuff about FDR’s project). But one thing I do understand is that govs are supposed to deal with it. Seems like Kim D’s expertise should have something to say about: If we do massive Feluda tests [like we should], how do you keep the data un-hackable? If this means the WHOLE system needs changing, he’d certainly be the one to make the case.
Re Sanders, he’s a worker and a strategist at the same time.
Hillary IS part of it already. And if you would never vote for Harris, you shouldn’t have voted for Biden, because you can bet the farm that not very long after Biden is safely installed in the WH, Biden will be declared unfit to serve due to Alzheimer’s and Harris will step in. This has been the DNC’s plan since 2016.
What about his veto of TPP? Everyone has forgotten about it.
My deepest concern about the Biden White House is that Hillary might become part of it. I couldn’t vote for Biden and never Trump. We have a serious problem. And I would never vote for Harris–ever! Never Trump!! I would never vote for Bernie, a Socialist to the core.
So, you couldn’t vote for Biden, Trump, Harris or Bernie? We’re youoneoftge dozen who voted for Kanye? Seems to me your political positions are all over the place but you seem to have accepted the bullshit that Bernie is a socialist. I am truly glad that I do not live in a country where so many people are willing to vote for a narcissistic,lying, ignorant, mysoginist namely Trump. He has absolutely trashed American institutions while enriching himself, his family and cronies. His appointments to important roles involving Education, The Environment,National Parks, Justice, the Post Office, every diplomatic post, the FBI, the CIA and on it goes have brought all of these areas into disrepute.. Even if Biden wins, and he is only the best of a very poor lot, it will take decades to undo the damage Trump has done to your country’s reputation as a ( once great) democracy.
Internationally the citizens of Southwest Asia while ostensibly living under a Biden administration should be on high alert over the next four to eight years. His cabinet is sure to be stocked full of neoliberal interventionists who have a penchant for starting hot wars (primarily against Israel’s enemies); witness the Libyan horror, drones, Syria, the Donbas, and Serbia. The corporate warmongering Dems justify their overseas violence and carnage on “humanitarian intervention” and R2P pretexts. It’s a disgraceful display that is likely to continue.
Despite some of Trump’s serious faults (tax cuts for Wall St and billionaires, ratcheting up tensions with Moscow, trashing the JCPOA, genuflecting to Tel Aviv) he did not start a major war, something every president over the past 40 years has engaged in.
It’s noteworthy that the Biden corporate Dems are no friend to working people. During the campaign they shamelessly courted John Kasich and Rick Snyder, two of the most vicious union busting governors to ever slink across the U.S. political stage. Finally, let’s not forget that Biden has vowed to veto any Medicare-for-All bill that might come across his desk.