Pakistan: War on Poverty

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to Maya Yechieli Wind, an Israeli activist and dissenter who advocates against Israeli aggression toward occupied Palestine. Abby then talks to Shoaib Sultan Khan, a pioneer of the Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN) in Pakistan, about a grassroots strategy to fight poverty from the bottom up. BTS wraps up the show with a look at how Latin American countries are responding to the United States’ failed drug war policies in light of marijuana legalization in two US states.