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 State Of The City reports 
 Are warmongering against Iran and Labour Party antisemitism slurs linked?
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
Second hour Investigative reports: Venezuela:  what is the Monroe Doctrine? Trump revives Monroe Doctrine: Trump revives Monroe Doctrine as warning to China and Russia. Latin American countries long demonised the doctrine which historically gave Washington a blank cheque to intervene. Rocio Del Valle Maniero Gonzalez, the Venezuelan Ambassador to UK – a continuation of her talk from last week; How can South America resist pressure from US; coup in Venezuela.

Link between warmongering against Iran and antisemitism slurs against Labour Party? Israel lobby and Mossad; NATO coalition to help ships through the Persian Gulf; Iran Revolutionary Guards denied trying to capture British Tanker. US plans more escorts over allegation, British forces do not. Britain, Iran, Pentagon. Claims of a confrontation near the Strait of Hormuz involving the British Heritage oil tanker are denied by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, who issued a statement, saying that there “has been no encounter with foreign ships including English ships.“ Sir Kim Darroch, UK Ambassador to US, resigns over leaked cables.  Alexander Acostar resigns after Epstein case – rumours Jeffrey Epstein was a spy connected to Israel:  Netanyahu Trades Barbs With Barak Over Epstein Sex Trafficking Scandal The affair has all the hallmarks of a major espionage case, possibly tied to Israel… the filming procedure smacks of a sophisticated intelligence service compiling material to blackmail prominent politicians and other public figures… Prosecutor Acosta said: ‘I was told Epstein belonged to intelligence’- political blackmail. Turkey buys Russian S400 missile system capable of shooting down Am erican F35 jets.

Pakistan – 3 TV channels taken off air by Imran Khan – they were discussing a judge being blackmailed.
Pakistan TV channels censured for airing Maryam press conference. Tommy Robinson jailed in UK for contempt of court.

Change of rules by Ofcom for local radio – more amalgamation is possible by big companies that own local radio such as Global and Bower – with outcome of less local radio:  John Grogan, MP for Keighley, discusses these changes and the advantages of local radio and local news sources. Dilution of rules by Ofcom for UK local commercial radio: Two big companies now control 'local' radio: giants Global (US owned) and Bauer (German owned) – outcome is newsrooms closing, radio journalists being sacked, and less local radio as Global/Bauer abuse local licences to create more profitable regional and national stations. John Grogan, MP for Keighley and Kevin Brennan MP, shadow radio minister, discuss these changes and the advantages of local radio and local news sources. Questions to DCMS minister Margot James who yielded to the lobbying by Global and Bauer.

PMQs Serco run prisons fraudulently charging government – private prisons don’t work. Outsourcing giant Serco committed fraud on a mass scale – and yet it's still propping up the state

Yeltsin reforms crashed the Russian economy leaving companies no money to pay staff so Russians had to barter for food - Alex Krainer discusses effects of the 1990 economic collapse in Russia.

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