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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: 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: 11.12.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses voter suppression in the 2018 midterm election; Protecting the Mueller probe after Trump fires AG Jeff Sessions; a progressive agenda for the Democratic House & Connecticut election results
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: 10.08.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the defeat of groups opposed to Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination; Assessing Trump's renegotiated NAFTA treaty; Fight For 15 stages strikes, protests in 7 states; UCONN's Alternative Press Collection
Tag: 10-01-18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses what Brett Kavanaugh learned in high school about privilege; protesters who descended on Washington to oppose Kavanaugh nomination; Trump at the UN General Assembly & Ripple Effect Artists theater NYC
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's NAFTA negotiations with Mexico & Canada; The state of the US labor movement 2018; SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh disregards International law; U.S. Wealth Inequality; Rise for Climate Jobs & Justice actions in CT
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: 07-02-18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Supreme Court's ruling in Trump Muslim ban case; The coming Senate debate/vote to replace Justice Kennedy; Supreme Court "Janus" ruling damaging public sector unions & Averting a new US-Russia Cold War
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: 01.22.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Trump Resistance movement one year later; Trump nuclear strategy a clear and present danger; DACA and ending the government shutdown; Hartford public forum on Fascism & Anti-Fascism
Tag: Mic Check -- Dec. 10, 2017
Tag: 11.06.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses GOP effort to promote religion in politics; EPA banning of scientists from advisory boards; Democratic party post-election autopsy; Confronting hate & fear in Trump's America
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: 10.09.17: 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: 09.18.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's Election Integrity Commission; Supreme Court case on partisan gerrymandering; John Nichol's new book, "Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse" & Connecticut's budget impasse
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: Resistance Round Table -- Aug. 12, 2017
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: 05.29.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses legal basis for impeaching Trump; The Trump budget's threat to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid; Pentagon wants to send 5,000 more US troops to Afghanistan & Ralph Nader receives Gandhi Peace Award
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: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP Healthcare Failure; Progressives campaign to block Gorsuch SCOTUS nomination; Over 10,000 Women sign-up to run for public office; Palestinian Dance-Rap Groups Tours US and CT
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: 03.06.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the links between Trump and Russia; Concern re: the demonization of Putin & Russia and where it may lead; Trump's 2nd Travel Ban executive order & The campaign to declare Bridgeport, CT a Sanctuary City
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: 02.20.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses what President Trump has in common with fascists in US history; Contradictions and confusion on Trump administration's Middle East policy; Movement to Impeach Trump & CT Green Party agenda for 2017
Tag: 02.06.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Judge Gorsuch, Trump's SCOTUS nomination; Local, national response to Trump 'Muslim Ban'; Trump Ratchets Up Tension with Iran & Public Education at Risk in fight over Trump's DeVos Nomination
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: 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: 12.12.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses how Democrats can challenge the Trump agenda, Commentary on the alleged Russian role in the US election; Legal status of opposition to Dakota Access pipeline & protests planned for Trump inauguration
Tag: 11.14.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris assesses reasons why Hillary Clinton lost the election; How progressive activists are working to re-shape the Democratic Party; Campaign to nullify anti-democratic effect of the Electoral College; listener calls
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: 08.01.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses economic inequality issues in the 2016 election; U.S. policy re: Honduras & Brazil; UFE's popular economic education & Views of the DNC from a Bernie Sanders' delegate
Tag: 07.25.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses protests at Democratic & GOP conventions; Corporate money and its role in major US political parties; the Christian right influence in the Republican party & Sanders supporters anger over Clinton VP pick
Tag: 06-27-16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the economics of Britain's vote to leave the European Union; Breakthrough: Colombian civil war peace agreement; the People's Summit: what's next for Sanders supporters & listener calls on election 2016
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses weapons in space; President Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima, Japan and the effort to abolish nuclear weapons; Chris Hedges on the 2016 election & the Green Party of CT 2016 campaign plans
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: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster; the free trade issue in the 2016 primary election; Concerns re: manipulation of ballots in the 2016 election & Radioactive leak at Indian Point nuclear plant
Tag: 03.07.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses voter suppression w journalist Greg Palast; the mission of the new group Bank Whistleblowers United; Political violence in Honduras & Opposition to hospital consolidation in Connecticut
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: 01.18.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Democratic candidate's debate on single payer health care; Excerpt of MLK Jr. speech on, "The Other America," Black Lives Matter protests on MLK holiday weekend & GE's move from CT to Boston/taxation