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Episode 16

Tamara Adrián

Our guest is Tamara Adrián, Venezuelan human rights activist, lawyer, and member of Unidos Por la Dignidad (UPD), a social movement advocating for the rights of the LGBTI community in Venezuela. Tamara was elected to congress during the 2015 National Assembly elections in Venezuela, becoming one of the first transgender members of congress in the Western Hemisphere. You can follow UPD on Twitter @TodesDignidad
Episode 15

Omar Hammoud-Gallego​

Our guest is Omar Hammoud-Gallego, researcher and Fellow in Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics, specializing in migration and refugee policies.
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Episode 14

William Neuman

Our guest is William Neuman, journalist and author of Things Are Never So Bad They Can't Get Worse: Inside the Collapse of Venezuela. He was the New York Times' Andes Bureau Chief from 2012 to 2016
Episode 13

Laura Gamboa

Our guest is Laura Gamboa, assistant professor at the University of Utah’s Political Science Department and the College of Social and Behavioral Science. Her upcoming book on opposition strategies in Colombia and Venezuela within contexts of erosion of democracy is Resisting Backsliding: Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy. Photo credit: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press
Episode 12

Yoletty Bracho​

Our guest is Yoletty Bracho, PhD candidate in Political Sciences at the Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France. Her research focuses on participatory public policies during the Chavista era in Venezuela.​
Episode 11

Carlos José Faillace Carreño​

Our guest is Carlos José Faillace Carreño, Venezuelan urbanist, intellectual omnivore, and preventive pessimist.​
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Episode 10

Antulio Rosales

Our guest is Antulio Rosales, assistant professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick, and a researcher focused on natural resource extraction, energy and global development, with a focus on Venezuela and Latin America.
Episode 9

Maria Isabel Puerta Riera

Our guest is Maria Isabel Puerta Riera, visiting professor of political science and international politics at Valencia College, and Secretary for the Latin American Studies Association's Venezuelan Studies section. Her new book is The Crisis of democracy: on the Threshold of Post Democracy?
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Episode 8

Xili Fernandez

Our guest is Xili Fernandez, Venezuelan political scientist and feminist activist, with an extensive trajectory of humanitarian work in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. She is the editor and founder of Venezuelan Voices together with Simon Rodriguez. Photo credit: Iván E. Reyes.
Episode 7

Luz Mely Reyes

Nuestra invitada es Luz Mely Reyes, periodista, analista política, directora y cofundadora de Efecto Cocuyo. Galardonada Premio Internacional a la Libertad de Prensa del Comité para la Protección de Periodistas (CPJ), Premio Gabriel García Márquez de Periodismo 2018, y Premio WOLA de Derechos Humanos. Su más reciente proyecto es Venezuela Migrante.
Episode 6

Aragorn Storm Miller & Robert Karl

Border Edition: Our guests are Aragorn Storm Miller, professor at Central Texas College and author of Precarious Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War; and Robert A. Karl, assistant professor of History at Princeton University and the author of Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the making of contemporary Colombia.
Episode 5

Jennifer McCoy

Episode 5: Our guest is Jennifer McCoy, professor of political science at Georgia State University, conflict analyst, international mediator, and former director of the Carter Center’s Americas program. Her latest book co-authored by Francisco Diez is International Mediation in Venezuela.
Episode 4

Margarita López Maya

Nuestra invitada en esta edición en Español es Margarita López Maya, historiadora y profesora titular jubilada del Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo (CENDES) de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fue directora de la Revista Venezolana de Economía y Ciencias Sociales y presidenta de la Sección de Estudios Venezolanistas del Latin American Studies Association. Su más reciente libro es El ocaso del Chavismo: Venezuela 2005-2015.
Episode 3

Clifton Ross

Our guest is Clifton Ross, acclaimed writer, director, producer, poet, and co-author of “Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements”. He has been reporting on Latin American revolutionary and social movements since 1982. His new documentary film is “In the Shadow of the Revolution.”
Episode 2

Alejandro Velasco

Our guest is Alejandro Velasco, associate professor of Latin American History at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and Executive Director at North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). His book is Barrio Rising: Urban popular politics and the making of Modern Venezuela
Episode 1

Javier Corrales

Our guest is Javier Corrales, professor of Political Science at Amherst College and co-author of Dragon in the Tropics: The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chávez. Transcription:

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