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Tag: 12-09-19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the latest in the Trump impeachment inquiry; Trump cuts to 700,000 SNAP/Food Stamp recipients; White House-Congressional talks on NAFTA 2.O/USMCA; CT Common Cause legislative agenda
Tag: 12.02.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Goals of the UN Climate Summit in Madrid; the Crisis in U.S. political parties; Media attacks on progressive Democratic candidates; Assessing CT Governor Ned Lamont's climate and energy agenda
Tag: 11-25-19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the events leading to the coup in Bolivia; Calls for the firing of White Nationalist Trump adviser Stephen Miller; Trump changes US view of illegal Israeli settlements & the restoration of WBAI Radio
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: 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: 10.14.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Turkey's war on the Kurds in Northern Syria; "The Cult of Trump" author interview; Responding to Trump tweets armed militia groups threaten civil war; Trump exec order will erode Medicare benefits
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: 09.30.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the mechanics and politics of impeachment now that the House has officially started an impeachment inquiry; Next steps after the Global Climate Strike & the campaign to make prison calls free in CT
Tag: 09.23.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the threat of a U.S. war with Iran; The case for the impeachment of Donald Trump; Book discussion on "Fault Lines in the U.S. Constitution;" New coalition of farmers & ranchers for a Green New Deal
Tag: 09.16.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Afghan peace talks, Saudi oil field attack; Israel's election; Trump extremist fed judge nominee Steven Menashi & Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins
Tag: 09.02.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Britain's Brexit crisis; Trump regime's effort to deport severely ill children; Assessing labor support for the Green New Deal & CT Mobilizes for Global Climate Strike Sept. 20th
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the new U.S.-Russia nuclear arms race; Bernie Sanders' groundbreaking workplace democracy proposal; Move to establish domestic terrorism statute open to FBI abuse & The fires burning down the Amazon rainforest
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: 08.12.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the ongoing drive to strengthen gun laws; UN Report on the link between climate change and food security; organizing civil disobedience in the Trump era; Rose City ANTIFA confronts white supremacists
Tag: 08.05.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the debate on Medicare for All; Trump administration proposal to deny 3.1 million food insecure Americans food stamps; Anti-Fascist organizing in Tennessee & Two mass shootings kill 31 in 13 hours
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: 07.22.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Never Again Action protests to close Trump's inhumane refugee camps; Trump's racist comments attacking "The Squad"; Trump admin deregulation of polluting industries & Medicare4All CT forum 8-17-19
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: Guest hosts Melinda Tuhus & Richard Hill discuss a public health care option for CT; the growing evidence of natural gas fracking health impacts; Trump Iran crisis moves US closer to war & Trump detention of children shameless violation of human rights
Tag: 06.17.19 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the escalating U.S.-Iran crisis; the Poor People's Campaign & the 2020 election; Opposition to the T-Mobile-Sprint merger & Protests in Haiti demanding the resignation of Pres. Jovenel Moise
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: 06.03.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump administration lies re 2020 Census citizenship question; Why Mueller must testify before Congress; Trump's new Mexico tariffs, NAFTA 2.0; Reviving the U.S. peace movement
Tag: 05.27.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Espionage Act indictment of Julian Assange; Trump confrontation w Iran could lead to war; UN Report warns of impending extinction of 1 million species & CT Paid Family Medical Leave Act moves forward
Tag: 05.20.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the arrest of 4 occupiers in Venezuela's US Embassy; The risk of US war with Iran; Why new abortion restrictions disproportionately impact women of color & Public option health insurance proposed for CT
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: 05.06.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses deadly US Venezuela sanctions; Charities donate to hate groups; Insurance industry opposition to Medicare4All; Measure to stop US involvement in Yemen War fails; Breslin, Hamill & journalism
Tag: 04.29.19: Counterpoint's Scott Harris discusses the Trump Adm effort to include citizenship question in 2020 Census; Protection Collective "Occupies" Venezuelan Embassy; Brazil's Bolsonaro threatens Amazon rainforest; Joe Biden's legislative history
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: 04.15.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses What Israeli election results mean for Palestinians; Advocacy for Dialogue in Strife-Torn Venezuela; Why Indictment of Assange Poses threat to Press Freedom & 31,000 Workers Strike Stop & Shop
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: 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: 03.18.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses CT Supreme Court ruling on Sandy Hook lawsuit against gunmaker; Congress poised to invoke War Powers Act against Yemen War; US Delegation to Iran see impact of Trump Sanctions; CT Immigration Rights Bills
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: 03.04.29: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the failure of the Trump-Kim summit meeting; proposed tax on social media ads to fund journalism; the ongoing crisis in Venezuela; Connecticut progressive legislative agenda 2019
Tag: 02.25.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the rise of hate groups across the U.S.; Prospects for U.S.-Taliban Afghan war peace talks; New wave of anti-government protests in Haiti & Proposed criminal justice reforms in CT
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: 02.04.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump pulling out of the INF nuclear treaty with Russia; Public opinion shifts on climate change; Movement Revives Push for Equal Rights Amendment; Trump goes easy on corporate crime
Tag: 01.28.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the end game of Trump's post-shutdown negotiations; US intervention in Venezuela's political & economic crisis; Ending partisan gerrymandering; CT push to legalize recreational marijuana use & sales
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: 01.07.19: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's border wall & govt. shutdown; House Dems' new H.R.1 voting rights/ethics bill; Net Neutrality update & Bernie Sanders' delegates network reactivated
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: 12.10.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the unsanitized history of the late G.H.W. Bush; Fossil fuel & debt protest at Yale; RIP Medical Debt project & AMLO Mexico's new progressive President
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: 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: 10.29.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the rise of hate crimes in the age of Trump; Trump plan to pull out of the INF nuclear weapons treaty with Russia; Brazil's new extreme right president & Working Families Party midterm election GOTV
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: 10.15.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses a new UN report w dire warnings re global warming; the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia; Warning on a new "religious freedom" manifesto; CT Green Party Sec of State candidate Mike DeRosa
Tag: Resistance Round Table -- October 13, 2018
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: 09.17.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses current NAFTA negotiations; Labor resists Philippines Pres. Duterte's violence & repression; GOP voter suppression & intimidation in N.Carolina; Singer songwriter Jackson Browne accepts Gandhi Peace Award
Tag: 09.10.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the new book, "How to Read a Protest;" Trump's SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh; US complicity in the war in Yemen; Singer songwriter David Rovic's new history podcast project
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: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Facebook online censorship; Cohen guilty pea, Manafort guilty verdict threatens Trump presidency; Nationwide Strike to End Prison Slavery & Thousand Doors for Justice day of action in CT
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: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump administration roll back of fuel efficiency & pollution standards; Lies My Teach Told Me author on writing history; the brutal war in Yemen & Rise for Climate protests on Sept. 8th
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: 07.16.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Trump-Putin Summit; Mexican President-elect Lopez Obrador's program; Ireland divests from fossil fuel industry & U.S. Weapons in Space
Tag: 07.09.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's Supreme Court nominee; Grassroots push to reform the Democratic Party; Trump EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation; Medicare For All Town Hall meeting in CT
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: 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: 06.18.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the war & humanitarian crisis in Yemen; What's next after Singapore US-North Korean Summit; Fallout from AT&T-Time Warner Merger; SCOTUS Upholds Ohio Voter Purge
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: 05.28.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump administration abuse of immigrant children; Prospects for US-North Korea summit meeting; the eruption of violence in Nicaragua & a preview of this year's Left Forum conference in NYC
Tag: 05.21.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's "War Cabinet" & the threat of new US conflicts; Campaign to preserve Net Neutrality; Venezuela's controversial presidential election; Unions oppose CT community college consolidation plan
Tag: 05.14.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Palestinians killed by Israel at Gaza border; Trump's Lawyer's Links w Corporate & Russian 'kickbacks'; Peace groups mobilizing to oppose future Trump Iran war; Union calls for boycott of Stamford Hilton
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: 04.30.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump plan to increase public housing rent; Ralph Nader on Trump, empire & the military budget; Brazil's politics move dangerously to the right; CT Bail fund Mothers Day project
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: 04.16.18: 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: 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: 03.26.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Cambridge Analytica & digital privacy; US role in Saudi Arabia's Yemen War; Dangerous War hawk John Bolton as Trump NSC Adviser; Speeches from Hartford, CT March for Our Lives rally
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: 02.19.18: 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: 02.05.18: 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: 01.29.18: 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: 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: 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: Resistance Round Table -- Jan. 13, 2017
Tag: 01.08.18: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses new South/ North Korea talks; Trump Responds to Iran protests; Coalition Counters Christian Right Message on Religious Freedom Day; Newsletter Connects New Haven's Progressive Community
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: 12.11.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses fallout from Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital; Trump proposal to establish a private spy agency; Post-Election crisis in Honduras; Yale University fossil fuel divestment campaign
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: 11.27.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Combating sexual harassment with a Women's Solidarity Network; Re-imagining Change to challenge Trump agenda; Surprise winner of Honduras presidential election; Timothy Snyder on threats to Democracy
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: 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: 10.23.17 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: 10.02.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the urgent need for debt relief for Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands; Saudi decision allowing women to drive; Theocrat Roy Moore's Alabama GOP primary victory; Benefit event for CT Immigration Bail Fund
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's threats against N. Korea; the campaign to defeat the latest GOP attempt to repeal Obamacare; Assessing the new Burns-Novick PBS Vietnam documentary; Calls for Univ of New Haven to close Saudi Security pgrm
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: 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: 08.28.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's Afghan war policy; Renegotiating NAFTA with Canada & Mexico; Texas floods, severe weather & climate change & New Haven Wells Fargo divestment campaign
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: Resistance Round Table -- Aug. 12, 2017
Tag: 08-07-17 Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump DOJ plan to sue universities re "reverse discrimination"; GOP Immigration bill would deeply cut # legal migrants entering US;The crisis in Venezuela continues; NAACP Issues Missouri travel advisory
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: 07.17.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses GOP voter suppression tactics; FEC complaint filed on Trump Jr. Russia meeting; Consequences of GOP Senate Healthcare legislation & Refuse Fascism says Trump poses unique threat to democracy
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: 07.03.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses rising tensions between the US and N. Korea; Trump nominates a lawyer who justified torture; the struggle to preserve a free and open Internet & SCOTUS ruling upends CT refugee settlement agency
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: 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: 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: Interview with Farhha Feroz
Tag: Resistance Round Table -- June 10, 2017
Tag: 06.05.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the consequences of Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord; California proposed move to single payer healthcare; Causes of the current crisis in Brazil & Sustaining the Trump Resistance movement
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: 05.22.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the investigations into Trump-Russia collusion; Fmr Sen. Joe Lieberman to lead the FBI?; New graduate union at Yale pressures admin to negotiate; Saudis & US fuel carnage in Yemen's civil war
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: 04.24.17: 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: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's threats against North Korea; the failure of US humanitarian military interventions; Public Banking advocated in New Jersey election & Israel blocks Palestinian BDS organizer from receiving US peace award
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: 04.03.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's repeal of Obama climate change regulations and Internet privacy rules; US military escalation in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan & Yemen and New If Not Now movement protests US-Israel policy on Palestine
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: 03.20.17: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Trump proposed budget; An effort challenging a campaign calling for a Constitutional Convention; Assessing the failure of Trump's Travel Ban 2.0 & Opposing a bill weakening gun purchase restrictions
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: Interview #2 With Ben Howe of the Red State Blogn- Subject Donald Trump
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: 02.13.17: 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: Resistance Round Table (Armageddon Update) -- Feb. 11, 2017
Tag: Address by Rev. William Barber at the Yale Divinity School -- Feb. 3, 201
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: 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: WPKN's Post-election Issues Program -- Dec. 10, 2016
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: Digging in the Dirt - Interview with Ben Howe - Director of "The Sociopath"
Tag: Interview with Bishop John Selders of Moral Monday CT
Tag: 12.05.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP threat to privatize Social Security & Medicare; Fidel Castro's legacy & future of US-Cuba relations under Trump regime; Plans for Womens March on Washington & Danbury, CT Vigil for Unity & Justice
Tag: 11.28.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses racism in the incoming Trump administration; election recounts in key battleground states; 2016 CT legislative election results; US media coverage of presidential election campaign
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: 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: 11.07.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses election protection; Opposition campaign against Dakota Access pipeline; Electoral Reform; Maine ranked choice voting referendum; Voter intimidation threat election day
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: Recipe for the Trump Slimy and the Hillary Winner-take-all Cake
Tag: 10.24.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses issues in the 2016 election campaign including the future of Social Security; What's at stake for the country with future appointments made to SCOTUS; California's Proposition 61 & Stealing US elections
Tag: 10.17.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the US election and fears of a new cold war with Russia; a post-election strategy for the U.S. progressive movement; Haiti disaster after Hurricane Matthew & Art & climate change in New Haven, CT
Tag: 10.10.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses challenges to voter suppression laws, Arrest of NSA contractor for alleged theft of classified data, the AltRight organizing on college campuses, listener calls re: 2016 US presidential election campaign
Tag: 10.03.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Gary Johnson's libertarian ideology and funding; masculinity in the presidential election; Post-impeachment politics in Brazil & Colombian voters reject proposed peace agreement
Tag: 09.26.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses recent police shootings and protest; U.S. nuclear policy and the danger of nuclear war; Pro-sports athletes and Black Lives Matter protest & SURJ-CT organizes White people for racial justice
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: 08.29.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the "Alt Right" movement & the Trump campaign; the tragic ongoing Syrian civil war; investigation into election 2016 vote theft & the campaign to stop a proposed UI CT electric rate hike
Tag: 08.15.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Hillary Clinton's embrace of Neoconservative supporters; Trump attendance at extremist anti-gay Orlando event, Montreal's World Social Forum; CT Working Families Party celebrates five primary victories
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: 07.04.16 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: 06-27-16: 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: 05.16.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Breaking Through Power conference w Ralph Nader; Impeachment of Brazilian Pres. Dilma Rousseff, the post-election future of the Bernie Sanders campaign & this year's annual Left Forum conference in NYC
Tag: 05.09.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses GOP candidate Donald Trump, Racism and Class; Growing opposition to the TTIP free trade treaty; The murder of Berta Caceres & US aid to Honduras & CT's budget crisis & imminent cuts to social services
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: 03.21.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses election 2016, the coming jobless economy, Donald Trump & fascism & the political parody: Billionaires & Oligarchs Opposed to Bernie Sanders
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: 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: 02.01.16: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses what happens if Bernie Sanders loses; Democracy Awakening actions in Wash. D.C. in April; Eyewitness to Oregon militia takeover & fight over public lands; Immigration as a central issue in Election 2016
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: 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: 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