The Heat: Global reaction to U.S. policies

The Heat

The past two weeks have seen tens of thousands in the streets following the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of police.

But around the world it has also added to a larger debate about America’s global stature and leadership. There have been other protests before following the deaths of unarmed African Americans by police. But CGTN’s Nathan King says this time feels different. 

To discuss:

  • Beppe Severgnini is deputy editor of the Italian daily newspaper, Corriere della Sera.
  • Michael Johns is the co-founder and national leader of the U.S. Tea Party movement. 
  • Pepe Escobar is a journalist, author and geopolitical analyst with the Asia Times.

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