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Tag: 11.18.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the progress of the Trump impeachment inquiry; Corporate media coverage of the Impeachment hearings; Five + months of militant protest in Hong Kong; Challenging Facebook's monopoly & use of personal data
Tag: 11.11.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the apparent coup in Bolivia; the epidemic of suicide among returning U.S. war veterans; the victories in the Chicago teachers strike; Project Blitz: the Christian right network drafting state laws
Tag: 10.28.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses new public banking legislation in California; Latin America protests austerity & inequality; Deciphering new phase of Syrian war; New report documents FBI surveillance of progressive groups
Tag: 10.07.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the widening Trump impeachment inquiry; Bernie Sander's heart attack & double standards for protecting whistleblowers; Former Brazilian President Lula's corrupt prosecutors; Alabama lawsuit on Census
Tag: 08.19.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Israel's travel ban against Reps. Omar & Tlaib; Progressive presidential candidates' electability; Truck rams through peaceful protest at ICE detention center & New Haven moving to Sanctuary City status
Tag: 07.15.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses immigrant humanitarian border crisis; Trump regime efforts to rig US elections; Youth led Global Climate Strike & Left-Right coalition passes amendment blocking funds for Trump war with Iran
Tag: 07.01.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses two recent Supreme Court Rulings on 2020 Census and gerrymandering; U.S. Relations with Russia; Maine candidate challenging Senator Susan Collins & RootsAction's Bad Blues: challenging corporate Democrats
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's Mexico tariff "crisis"; The rise in hate crimes & right wing extremist violence; Nationwide Day of Action calling for Trump impeachment & CT's new law mandating 2k megawatts of wind power
Tag: 05.13.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the debate over impeachment of Pres. Trump; US pushing confrontation with Iran; Local activists make progress on election reform; CT progressives advocate fair & just state budget
Tag: 04.22.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the debate on impeaching Donald Trump; White House executive orders easing regulations on fossil fuel pipelines; Report on asylum-seekers at the US- Mexico Border; Climate Change event in Bridgeport, CT
Tag: 04.01.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump legal effort to rule ObamaCare unconstitutional; 40th anniversary of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident; Holding ExxonMobil accountable for climate change denial & CT climate change legislation
Tag: 03.25.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the conclusion of the Mueller probe into Trump-Russia Collusion; Trump's recognition of Israel's control of disputed Golan Heights; Assessing Bernie Sanders' 2016 & 2020 presidential candidacy
Tag: 03.11.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses charges of antisemitism against Rep. Ilhan Omar; US government surveillance of immigration rights activists; Report from Iraq after ISIS & Youth Climate Strike in CT & worldwide March 15th
Tag: 02-11-19 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses strengths & weaknesses of the proposed Green New Deal; Campaign to defund ICE & CBP; Book: "State of Confusion: Political Manipulation & the Assault on the American Mind," & Trump intervention in Venezuela
Tag: 01.21.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the L.A. teachers strike; Economic and political crisis in Venezuela; Proposed anti-BDS legislation in the US Senate; Trump border wall shutdown & 2020 Census question
Tag: 01.14.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses legality of Trump declaring emergency to build his wall, Consequences of the government shutdown, Media false equivalencies in Trump wall debate, CT progressive agenda under new governor Ned Lamont
Tag: 12.17.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the UN Climate Summit w US elected officials; Disturbing history of Trump's AG Nominee William Barr; Groundbreaking Senate vote against Yemen War & Green New Deal financing via Public Banks
Tag: 11.26.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the new Democratic Congress & Medicare4All; General Motors' Layoff Announcement; US tear gasses immigrants at Mexico border; List of 15 articles of impeachment for Trump
Tag: 11.19.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses climate activist sit-in of Nancy Pelosi's office; Congress could end the Yemen War; Ranked Choice Voting succeeds in Maine; Addiction recovery support in CT & Petition seeks Khashoggi's body from Saudis
Tag: 11.05.18: Counterpoint Scott Harris discusses prospects for progressives in the 2018 midterm election; Immigrants stepping up to run for office; If Democrats win the House subpoena power can reclaim the mantle of populism; Trump demonizes immigrants
Tag: 10.22.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses voter suppression across the U.S.; the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi and state assassinations; GOP vows to cut Social Security, Medicare; Action Together CT electoral plan & CT Univ. link to Saudi $$$
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris presents an excerpt of Timothy Snyder talk on tyranny; & discusses the ascent of the Democratic Socialists of America; Connecticut primary election results and President Trump's now cancelled military parade
Tag: 07.23.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's attempt to dismantle the CFPB; the launch of a new Medicare4All Caucus in the House; Anti-Fascist protest planned in Wash DC 8-12-18 & Gandhi Peace Awards, Anti-blockade Flotilla sails to Gaza
Tag: 06.11.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's violation of Iran nuclear agreement & current talks w North Korea; The Commonbound conference; Mexico's July 1st election & Ceasefire in Afghanistan
Tag: 06.04.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Fed proposal to weaken Volcker Rule; "Little Pink House" Epic Eminent Domain Battle; Christian Right Pushes Agenda in States; Left Forum 2018 Plenary Excerpts
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's likely announcement withdrawing the US from the Iran nuclear deal; Trump, Pruitt Dismantle the EPA; Trump scandal circus exposes contempt for rule of law; CT Working Families Party 2018 Legislative Agenda
Tag: 04.23.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump deregulation of U.S. arms sales; Rise of hate crimes in US target South Asians, Muslims & Arabs; Oligarchs call the shots in US politics; Cryptocurrency, Blockchain deciphered
Tag: 04.02.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump administration efforts to privatize the VA; Inclusion of a controversial citizenship question in the 2020 Census; Assessing Trump's trade policies & NAFTA negotiations & CT energy policies
Tag: 03.19.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's nominee, accused torturer Gina Haspel to be CIA director; Trump's drive to militarize space; the success of the West Virginia's teachers strike & National Popular Vote bill in the CT legislature
Tag: 03.12.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses prospects for the planned Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit; The hidden history of the 2nd Amendment & NRA; A teacher's view on schools, guns and safety & Connecticut moves to preserve Net Neutrality
Tag: 03.05.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the humanitarian crisis in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region; Bloody US-Afghan War entering 17th Year; New US-Russia nuclear arms race & Much at stake for labor in Janus v. AFSCME SCOTUS case
Tag: 02.26.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the ongoing campaign to rein in gun violence; Congress urged to reverse FCC Net Neutrality Repeal; Antifa protests Wash., DC right wing gathering; Coalition Calls on Yale to Cancel its Puerto Rican Debt
Tag: 02.19.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the response to the Florida school shooting mass murder; Israel's recent attacks inside Syria; Organizing Hilton hotel workers in Stamford, CT; Populism and the importance of hope in social movements
Tag: 02.12.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses increased military spending in the federal budget; deteriorating human rights conditions in Honduras; The new Poor Peoples' Campaign; California's progressive governor 1939-1943
Tag: 02.05.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Nunes Trump-Russia memo; Important court rulings on challenges to gerrymandering; Legislation to prevent Trump pre-emptive attack on N.Korea & State-by-state campaign to sideline Electoral College
Tag: 01.15.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris talks about Donald Trump's mental health with Dr. Bandy Lee; The Nation magazine's John Nichols assesses Tump's racism; New lawsuit challenges Trump policy on Guantanamo US prison; Women's March in Hartford, CT
Tag: 12.18.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the winners & losers in the GOP tax bill; Fallout from FCC repeal of Net Neutrality; Trump mixed messages on talks with North Korea; The ongoing post-election crisis in Honduras
Tag: 11.20.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP tax bill & Medicare cuts; Healthcare as important issue in US electoral politics; FCC moves to allow Sinclair TV merger; Threat to dissent in trial of of 200 arrested at DC inauguration protests
Tag: 10.30.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the First Indictments in Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe; Winners and Losers in GOP Tax Reform Plan; Status Check on the National Popular Vote Campaign; Movement Targets Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels
Tag: 10.23.17 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Climate change link w increase in US wildfires; Corporate media ignores key solution in US healthcare debate; Response to fake news marginalizes left media; Newtown group responds to Las Vegas shooting
Tag: 10.16.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's decertification of Iran Nuclear Deal, End of Obamacare subsidy's Impact on Americans; US Peace Movement Awakens; South Korean peace activist to speak in New Haven
Tag: 10.09.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Gun control groups' response to Las Vegas mass shooting; Status of Puerto Rico recovery; Trump's move to decertify Iran nuclear deal, CT budget impasse impact on state's disabled
Tag: 09.11.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the future of the Democratic Party; The Trump-GOP tax cut agenda; The US role in the 2009 coup in Honduras & The Sept. 11, 1973 Chile Coup 44 years later
Tag: 09.04.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the effort to save the DACA program; How deregulation exacerbated the destruction of flood ravaged Southeast Texas; The true face of Antifa & Fight For 15 movement Labor Day protests
Tag: 08.21.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump and nuclear war, Charlottesville racist violence; DOJ demand for data on visitors to anti-Trump website; America's new fascist threat & CT anti-racist organizing
Tag: 08.14.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris examines Resistance to Trump Adm; Opposition to a corporate deregulation bill before Congress; a leaked US govt. report on the effects of climate change & CT group supports immigrants threatened w deportation
Tag: 07.31.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump proposal to send a mercenary army to Afghanistan; Trump tax cuts would benefit the wealthiest; Congressional bill criminalizes support for Israel boycott; CT climate change assembly
Tag: 07.10.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses protests on climate and other issues at the G20 summit in Germany; DEA operations in Honduras kill civilians; Flash Mob at White House Demands Trump Impeachment; Addressing CT State budget deadlock
Tag: 06.12.17 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses investigations into multiple Trump scandals; People's Summit and the Progressive Agenda; Jeremy Corbyn & Labor Party's unexpected UK election gains; Chris Hedges on Current US Political Crisis
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's "Election Integrity" commission; Trump's firing of FBI director poses threat to rule of law; Marine vet says Trump Afghan troop escalation bound to fail; Sustainable agriculture key to food sovereignty
Tag: 04.24.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump Justice Dept. plans to indict WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange; Progressive Democrats mobilize to win special elections; Results of the French election & a speech by BDS founder Omar Barghouti
Tag: 04.10.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's attack on Syria; GOP Senate detonates nuclear option; March for Science appeals to reason; Koch brothers defeat TrumpCare & Win Keystone XL Pipeline Approval
Tag: 03.13.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses 24 million who will lose health insurance with TrumpCare; Trump EPA head doubles down on climate change denial; L.A. Kauffman on her new book, "Direct Action;" Bush-Era Surveillance Prgrm Contradictions
Tag: 02.27.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the results of the DNC chair election; Trump/Pruitt aim to dismantle EPA; Our Revolution's mission and game plan & CCAG 2017 Legislative Agenda
Tag: 02.13.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses concerns re: Jeff Sessions as Trump Attorney General; What the Anti-Trump Movement Needs to Sustain itself; Trump's new FCC head targets Net Neutrality & Groups organize to protect immigrant community
Tag: 01.30.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the explosion of anti-Trump protests nationwide; Challenging the constitutionality of Trump's Muslim Ban; Wash., DC mass arrests of inauguration protesters; Unions protest Trump Immigration policies
Tag: 01.23-17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris features speeches & interviews from historic protests against Trump inauguration; Pres. Trump's financial conflicts of interest and violation of ethics & Campaign to end prison solitary confinement
Tag: 01.16.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses charges that Russia hacked the US election; Fighting back against voter suppression in the 2016 election; Self-defense in the Trump era; Protests planned for the Trump inauguration in Washington & locally
Tag: 01.09.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Trump agenda & the future of the Democratic party; Israeli policy toward Palestinians; Report from a delegation to Syria & Preview of planned protests at Trump inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP sabotage of election recounts in rustbelt states;Trump & GOP agenda to repeal ObamaCare; Trump's frightening tweets calling for a new nucelar arms race; CT Green Party Elex Results & push for public banking
Tag: 12.19.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses charges Russia hacked the US Presidential election; Trump's nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General; Trump's "oilgarchy" nominations re: environment & climate & New Haven 12-21-16 antiracist vigil
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Russia's alleged role in the 2016 US election; Mass goverment surveillance under the next president; opposition to the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger & Obamacare's flaws and proposed reforms/replacements
Tag: 09.12.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses democracy reform in the presidential debates; the ongoing campaign to defeat the TPP trade bill; the growth of renewable energy sources & a landmark case on CT's unequal education system
Tag: 09.05.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Donald Trump's visit to Mexico; EU penalty against Apple for tax avoidance; Concern re: Sander's Our Revolution group; Yale Graduate students push for labor union & local protest re: N. Dakota pipleline
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses US nuclear policy on 71st anniversary of Japan A-bomb attack; the links between Saudi Arabia & 9/11; Financial exploitation of US prisoners; Venezuela's economic and political crisis
Tag: 07.04.16 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the need for a new U.S. peace movement after election 2016; Did recent SCOTUS ruling legalize corruption? New federal legislation addresses Puerto Rico's debt crisis & Hazards of nuclear power in space
Tag: 06-20-16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Orlando massacre & hate crimes targeting LGBTQ community; the campaign for gun control laws; Court victory for net neutrality & the SMART ALEC affordable housing initiative
Tag: 06.13.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Bernie Sanders campaign offshoot, Brand New Congress; #WeThePeople campaign finance reform bills; New labor coalition on climate change & Ethics concern re: Cigna-Anthem insurance co. merger
Tag: 04.25.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the issues in CT's Democratic Party Pres. Primary election w surrogates of Clinton & Sander's campaigns; U.S.-Saudi Arabia relationship; 6th Anniv. of Gulf oil spill & Lawsuit against FDA over GE Salmon
Tag: 04.18.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the ACLU's lawsuit to get U.S. torture documents; the Next System's nationwide teach-ins; Puerto Rico's debt crisis & the new French "Staying Up All Night" anti-austerity movement
Tag: 02.29.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the battle of Obama's SCOTUS nomination; the shaky ceasse-fire in the Syrian civil war; Trump's racism & hate groups & Newtown group's gun control advocacy
Tag: 02.08.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the fight against the TPP trade agreement; Social Security in the election campaign; UN panel's ruling in Julian Assange case & Union representatives respond to CT Gov. Malloy's budget cut & layoff plan
Tag: 12.07.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the gun control debate in the wake of 2 recent US mass shooting incidents; Progress at the Paris climate summit; FDA approval of GMO salmon & Protest at US Guantanamo prison in Cuba
Tag: 11.02.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Syria's civil war; Bernie Sanders' advocacy of democratic socialism; New Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's politics; Labor struggle at Danbury & New Milford CT hospitals
Tag: 10.05.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses America's broken economic and political systems; Russia's intervention in Syria's civil war; the GOP campaign to defund Planned Parenthood & talks by Eric Foner & Ralph Nader at Tort Law Museum opening
Tag: 09.14.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Iran nuclear agreement; DOJ changes on prosecuting corporate crime; Prosecution of Guatemalan president & Connecticut initiatives on climate change
Tag: 08.24.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses 'America's Journey for Justice' march; an examination of robots developed for use in the military; New documents re: AT&T and NSA surveillance; Proposed CT bill imposing penalties on low wage employers
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses false crisis of the Social Security disability fund; Afghanistan War; Unions and cooperatives & challenges to Northeast natural gas pipeline project