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Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Congressional negotiations on Pres. Biden's tax proposals; Efforts to protect climate provisions in the Build Back Better plan; The need to decolonize wealth; Efforts to establish a national infrastructure bank
Tag: 09.13.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the demand for classified 9/11 files re Saudi Arabia involvement; BTL 9/11/2001 Re-Broadcast; Republican Party threat to democracy; Colombia's protest movement against inequality, poverty and corruption
Tag: 08.16.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Democrat's response to GOP gerrymandering; Donors financing republican legislators who voted to overturn the 2020 election; Consumerism, inequality & the climate crisis; Taliban takeover Afghanistan
Tag: 07.19.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Senate Negotiations on Medicare Expansion; US response to Cuban protests; CT forum on land use, climate & equity; "Creating a New Moral Political Economy"
Tag: 05.10.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Joe Biden's proposals to tax the rich; Stopping tax avoidance by the wealthiest; CIA plot to kill Raul Castro revealed & Desegregate CT pushes statewide zoning reform bill
Tag: 03.15.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses federal child tax credits and poverty alleviation; New wealth tax & inequality; Fukushima nuclear disaster 10 years later; Campaign to mandate Asian American studies in CT schools
Tag: 02.01.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses President Biden's climate change policies; Trump's impeachment trial that begins on Feb. 9th; Tracking the coronavirus pandemic and the danger of variant strains; US poverty causes & policy solutions
Tag: 01.25.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Joe Biden's proposals on immigration reform; Holding corporations accountable for supporting GOP insurrection; What's next for pro-Trump militia groups; Schools, Race and Housing in Connecticut
Tag: 06.22.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Opposition to GOP's advocacy of COVID19 corporate immunity; 5 ways to rebuild the US labor movement; Camden's dismantled Police Dept is no model for US; SCOTUS' landmark LGBTQ+ non-discrimination ruling
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Georgia's primary election disaster; Progress Since 1992's L.A. Rebellion; Rev. Dr. William Barber's Sermon on Reconstruction; In current protests media focus on race but not class
Tag: 04.13.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses massive unemployment leading to loss of health insurance; Racial disparity in COVID-19 deaths; Bernie Sanders progressive legacy; Calls for COVID-19 debt cancellation for poorest nations
Tag: 03.30.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the government's COVID-19 response, The impact of inequality during the pandemic; Urgent need for universal healthcare & Assessing Connecticut's response to the Coronavirus threat
Tag: 03.16.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, the inadequacy of the US social safety net to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; Addressing racism in the US & Views on today's Cuban culture and politics
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the formal launch of the House impeachment inquiry; Examining the US history of meddling in Ukraine; Understanding the root cause of Chile's massive protest movement & Assessing the fascist threat in the Trump era
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: 10.21.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses continuing danger of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria; Growing U.S. Inequality; Calculating Medicare for All costs; Opposition to Killingly, CT natural gas power plant
Tag: 07.29.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Puerto Rico's July uprising; "The Making of a Democratic Economy," with co-author Ted Howard; the fight to block Trump's effort to deny asylum seeker's rights & Trump's reinstatement of federal executions
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's success in confirming record number of extreme right federal judges; Gerald Horne on race in America; socialism vs. capitalism and inequality in the U.S. today; Yale student divestment campaign
Tag: 12.03.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's intention to withdraw from the US-Russia INF nuclear treaty; Welfare reform's impact on women & the nation; Investigation into Pentagon accounting fraud & Labor's need to get back to its roots
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: 06.25.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses immigration crisis on U.S. Mexico border; What's next for the Poor People's Campaign; SCOTUS punts on gerrymandering cases & Progressive candidate AMLO set to win Mexican presidential election
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: Doria Robinson on the struggle for food justice
Tag: 01.29.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Rising global inequality; Trump re-negotiation of NAFTA treaty; CT prosecutors report on police shooting of 15-year old Jayson Negron; Future of President's Commission on alleged voter fraud
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: 12.04.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP tax reform bills' impact; Privatizing & segregating US public education; Organizing to stop the repeal of Net Neutrality & Confronting white nationalists on the University of CT Storrs campus
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: 11.13.17 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses growing US income inequality; US complicity in the ongoing brutal war in Yemen; Momentum builds to establish new city and state public banks & Drug Cos win w Trump nominee of Lilly CEO to be HHS Secretary
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: 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: 06.26.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses consequences of GOP healthcare bill; Disability Rights Activists Protest Trumpcare; Corporate dominance of US politics fuels rising inequality & CT Indivisible group resists Trump agenda
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the US decision not to veto a UN resolution against Israel's illegal settlements; Viking Economics egalitarian societies in Scandinavian nations; civil liberties under Trump; US Dept of Arts and Culture activism
Tag: 11.21.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses progressive organizing under the coming Trump regime; Opposition rising to Trump proposed Muslim ban & registry; the issue of inequality in the 2016 election & Greg Palast on how the election was stolen
Tag: 09.19.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the campaign to win Edward Snowden a pardon; opposition to the $66 Billion Monsanto-Bayer merger; the banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline & CT's landmark court case on equal education funding
Tag: 08.22.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Obamacare & insurance company pullout; a new report on the growing US racial wealth divide; Fight For 15 national convention in Richmond, VA & Promoting Enduring Peace Gandhi Peace Award
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: 05.30.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the global movements confronting the causes of economic inequality; U.S. drone wars; The extremist appointed Israeli Defense minister & CT budget cuts & plan to privatize group homes for the disabled
Tag: 04.04.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the successes of the Fight For $15 movement; Brazilian corruption crisis or opposition party coup?; Climate Change & Geo-Engineering; CT budget crisis and threat of massive state-employee layoffs
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Pres. Obama's historic trip to Cuba; Aftermath of the Brussels terrorist attacks; Democracy Spring Wash. DC protest & Saudi intervention in Yemen's brutal civil war
Tag: 12.21.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses anti-Muslim hate crimes in U.S., Critique of big Green NGOs at Paris climate talks; New book explores economic inequality & Antiracist activism on university campuses
Tag: 11.30.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses what's at stake at the Paris climate summit; Consequences of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian fighter jet over Syria; Planned Parenthood clinic attack & Excerpt of Bernie Sanders talk on socialism
Tag: 09.28.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Pope Francis' messages during his recent visit to the U.S. on nuclear disarmament; climate change and economic inequality & a proposal to form a heroine users union in Connecticut