LW #140: Levits in America, Šlesers in the Spotlight, and News from September 12th - 23rd, 2021


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While President Egils Levits visits the US and the UN General Assembly, Ainars Šlesers continues his comeback to Latvian national politics with a number of controversial actions. Otto and Joe discuss these stories and more, such as Minister of Health Daniels Pavļuts surviving a vote of no confidence, the merger of universities, potential new COVID restrictions, and more! Joe's 11th grade students also join in at the end to discuss the new school year. Theme song "Mēs esam ārzemnieki" by Aarzemnieki, used with permission Closing theme song: Think Tank by Audionautix audionautix.com​ Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: bit.ly/_think-tank​ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/mbV9t1Z0rA8 Image courtesy of the Office of the State President, used with a creative commons license: https://www.flickr.com/photos/149617228@N08/48777329871/in/dateposted/

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