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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: 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: Resistance Round Table for March 9, 2019. Hosts Scott Harris & Ruth Anne Baumgartner
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: 11.19.18: 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: 10.08.18: 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: 09.24.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses voter suppression and the Voting Rights Act; Kavanaugh SCOTUS nomination & sex abuse charges, Lawsuits re: voter purges nationwide; Socialist Action candidate ballot petition chaos
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: 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: 04.16.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Pres.Trump's decision to launch airstrikes against Syria; the GOP plan to cut Social Security, Medicare; Youth activism in the age of Trump & MIT Student Day of Action in Boston
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: 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: 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: 10.09.17: 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: 09.11.17: 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: 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: 06.19.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses US Saudi Arabia role in Yemen's civil war; Charges brought against Michigan officials re: Flint water crisis; GOP attempts to repeal DoddFrank banking regulations; Green Party Pres candidate Jill Stein
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: 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: 05.08.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the dark repercussions of the GOP healthcare bill; Economic issues in the French election; Trump signs "religious liberty" executive order; CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs campaign update
Tag: 05.01.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris assesses Trump's "tax reform" proposal; Trump abets corporate takeover of federal govt apparatus; Women peacemakers call for talks w North Korea; Action Together CT mobilizes opposition to Trump agenda
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: 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: 02.20.17: 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: 01.09.17: 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: 04.18.16: 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: 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: 12.14.15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Donald Trump and his racism; Assesses the agreement negotiated at the Paris climate summit; Examines the results of Venezuela's legislative election & Ongoing CT janitors contract talks & strike threat
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: 09-21-15: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses racism in the 16' Election Campaign; Ralph Nader on the new Tort Law Museum; Deferred prosecution of GM for deadly car flaws; NLRB Invalidated union elections at two CT hospitals