WPKN Archives: 01.08.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses new South/ North Korea talks; Trump Responds to Iran protests; Coalition Counters Christian Right Message on Religious Freedom Day; Newsletter Connects New Haven's Progressive Community

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Show:
Counterpoint

Original Aired:
Monday, January 8th, 2018
8:04PM to 10:04PM

Duration:
2 hours

Posted:
Monday, January 8th, 2018 8:01PM

Tags:
nuclear missiles trump northkorea southkorea tensions


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Episode: 01.08.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses new South/ North Korea talks; Trump Responds to Iran protests; Coalition Counters Christian Right Message on Religious Freedom Day; Newsletter Connects New Haven's Progressive Community

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00 - 10:00 pm ET. Webstreaming and audio archive at http://wpkn.org

1) Catherine Killough, Roger L. Hale Fellow with the Ploughshares Fund talks about negotiations scheduled this week between North and South Korea focusing on improving the relationship between the two nations, and her recent article,"Olympic Truce: An Opportunity for Diplomacy."

2) John Feffer, Director Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute For Policy Studies discusses his recent article, "Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About," and the future of the U.S.-International Iran nuclear agreement.

3) Frederick Clarkson, senior fellow with Political Research Associates, discusses Religious Freedom Day, January 16th, where the 60-group progressive Coalition for Liberty and Justice highlight religious freedom, declaring what it is and what it isn't.

4) Paula Panzarella coordinator of the Progressive Action Roundtable of New Haven, CT talks about the project, which is a forum for progressive groups in the Greater New Haven area where actions and ideas are publicized so that others are aware of peace, health, justice, energy, environmental and other issues for the common good.

Some segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. Visit their web site at http://www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3 - podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of current and past Counterpoint interviews are accessible for free at our Counterpoint Radio web site: http://counterpointradio.org The full 2-hour unedited program can be accessed for a 2 week period after the show, at the WPKN Radio archives: http://archives.wpkn.org/bookmarks/search/counterpoint

 

Show: Counterpoint

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00-10:00 pm ET. Webstreaming is at http://wpkn.org/ . Interview segment archives are at counterpointradio.org .

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