WPKN Archives: 04.09.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Israeli snipers killing of 30 Palestinian protesters; Universal Basic Income; Trump trade policies & NAFTA negotiations; Sinclair TV propaganda and merger proposal

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Show:
Counterpoint

Original Aired:
Monday, April 9th, 2018
8:08PM to 10:04PM

Duration:
1 hour, 56 minutes

Posted:
Monday, April 9th, 2018 8:01PM

Tags:
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Episode: 04.09.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Israeli snipers killing of 30 Palestinian protesters; Universal Basic Income; Trump trade policies & NAFTA negotiations; Sinclair TV propaganda and merger proposal

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) Josh Ruebner, Policy Director, U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights talks about the recent Israeli military's massacre of unarmed civilians on Israel's border with Gaza -- and the U.S. and international response to the murder of unarmed Palestinian protesters.

2) Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur and candidate running for President as a Democrat in 2020, discusses his new book, "The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future."

3) Daniel Cooper Bermudez, Campaign Coordinator with Trade for People and Planet examines the Trump administration's trade policy, recently imposed tariffs, evidence of an emerging trade war with China and current NAFTA negotiations.

4) Craig Aaron President and CEO of FreePress.net discusses national opposition to Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed merger with Tribune Media, as there's growing awareness of Sinclair's extreme right wing political agenda in sync with the Trump White House.

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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