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 Essential Dissent 
 Sara Flounders, Siu Hin Lee
 Essential Dissent  
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***I found an error in my previous uploads of this talk. These are the corrected versions.***

Audio from a webinar sponsored by Workers World Party:

Rather than change course from the disastrous policies of former President Donald J. Trump, the Biden administration has doubled down on the deadliest failures of the U.S. COVID response. The U.S. capitalist state is refusing to put modest safety protocols and lockdown procedures in place despite the skyrocketing infection rate of the even more deadly and contagious Delta variant.

Meanwhile, President Biden and other U.S. lawmakers are hell bent on blaming the COVID catastrophe on China. The U.S. deliberately sabotaged a collective effort to learn more about the origins of the novel coronavirus by calling for the World Health Organization to focus solely on the laboratory in Wuhan, China.

China has asked, why not also look at Fort Dietrich and 200 other U.S. labs? Why not investigate the earlier outbreaks before Wuhan in Italy, Spain, and France? Why is the U.S. choosing competition and protecting patents over global cooperation? What is billionaire Bill Gates' role in all of this?

Join revolutionaries in the U.S. and China for this necessary pushback on "lab leak theory" and the Cold War being waged against China and the entire global working class.

With Sara Flounders and Siu Hin Lee, co-editors of "Capitalism on a Ventilator: the Impact of COVID-19 in China & the U.S."

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***I found an error in my previous uploads of this talk. These are the corrected versions.***

There are 2 versions of this webinar on the R4A server. Both are the full webinar (01:08:35), lightly edited for pacing and content, mostly removal of "um, uh, you know" and false starts. I didn't add my own intro/outro to either version.

Sui Hin Lee has a thick accent that at times can make him difficult to understand. Not bad overall, though.

The moderator is Ted Kelly of the Philadelphia branch of Workers World Party.

Version 1: A -24 LUFS Mp3 optimized for RADIO PLAY.

Version 2: A -19 LUFS Mp3 optimized for downloading onto a computer or mobile device for INDIVIDUAL USE. Identical content to Version 1, but a louder file encoded at a lower bitrate so it takes up less space.

You can also download these files plus (much larger) .wav files for highest quality at this link:!AgR3-KWytgTzgvsWoYwmQits1miXig?e=k7L33f

Note to Radio Station Personnel - Please make note of this link:!AgR3-KWytgTzgZw_aOI2oDkhLhlrkw?e=fPuqpV
You can use it to download all or part of the R4A Essential Dissent archive (in at least .wav format) via my OneDrive account, and I plan to continue to post new episodes to that account even if R4A at some point becomes non-functional.

 :"Lab Leak" and Other Anti-China Conspiracy Theories -24 LUFS Download Program Podcast
Optimized for RADIO PLAY
01:08:35 English 2021-08-19
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Optimized for RADIO PLAY  01:08:35  192Kbps mp3
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 "Lab Leak" and Other Anti-China Conspiracy Theories -19 LUFS Download Program Podcast
Optimized for INDIVIDUAL USE
01:08:35 English 2021-08-19
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Optimized for INDIVIDUAL USE  01:08:35  64Kbps mp3
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