CISPES joins The Real News to discuss Bukele's Turn Toward Authoritarianism

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The Real News interviewed CISPES organizer Yesenia Portillo about President Bukele's recent use of police and military to intimidate lawmakers in El Salvador, the Constitutional crisis that it provoked, the response of grassroots organizations in El Salvador and where the struggle for democracy goes from here. Watch here.

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