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Tag: 04.25.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the forgotten Yemen War; GOP plot to steal the next election; UK moves to extradite Julian Assange to the US threatening press freedom, Justice for Mubarak campaign wins indictment of CT State Trooper
Tag: 04.18.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Double standards in international law and human rights exposed by Russia's war in Ukraine; Combating GOP classroom censorship; Debt Collective demands Biden cancel student debt; Amazon workers union win
Tag: 04.11.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Big Oil profiteering amid war in Ukraine; Children really worried about the climate crisis; Covid racial disparities made white US residents less supportive of public health measures; Student debt crisis
Tag: 04.04.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Ukraine conflict & danger or nuclear war; DOJ Inaction on Trump coup attempt condemned; Biden proposes minimum tax on billionaires; Union wins historic organizing drive at Amazon
Tag: 03.28.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses chances for peace talks in Ukraine, GOP race-baiting SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Humanitarian crisis in Yemen's War, The fight for affordable housing in Connecticut
Tag: 03.21.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Ukraine war peace talks; COVID vaccine apartheid continues; Ukraine war & the threat of nuclear war; Campaign to pass CT law providing undocumented immigrants access to healthcare
Tag: 03.14.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Ukraine War & dangers of enforcing a no fly zone; Amid Ukraine war proposing Defense Production Act for renewables; Millions of Medicaid recipients may lose benefits; Noam Chomsky on Ukraine crisis
Tag: 03.07.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Ukraine war and the urgent need for nuclear de-escalation; Vladimir Putin's goal in Ukraine and impact of Russian sanctions; Starbucks union drive catches fire; Growing US racial wealth gap
Tag: 02.28.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses negotiations to achieve a ceasefire in Ukraine; Averting the danger of a wider war in Europe; The costs of a new, more dangerous cold war with Russia & Ukraine's 15 nuclear reactors could be targets
Tag: 02.21.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses how war can be averted in Ukraine, The danger of extremists inside Canada's 'Freedom Convoy,' A new political and social profile of Vermont; Understanding the end of slavery celebrated on Juneteenth
Tag: 02.14.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the US hypocrisy re: International law; Critical Race Theory & the GOP culture war; Nord Stream 2 and the Ukraine crisis & Joe Rogan's Vaccine Disinformation Blowback
Tag: 02.07.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the crisis in Ukraine & danger of a new Cold War; GOP officially endorses political violence; Biden pressured to honor campaign pledge on student debt; CT group advocates policies on climate & jobs
Tag: 01.31.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Pres. Biden's pledge to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court; Dangerous increase in rhetoric in Ukraine crisis risks conflict; California debates single payer healthcare; CT climate march 2/8/22
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Senate failure to pass voting rights bills; Challenging insurrectionist's right to run for public office; Koch Network's war on COVID public health measures; CT campaigns to ban prison solitary confinement
Tag: 01.17.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses MLK's lessons to address today's US voting rights crisis; Demands to close Guantanamo after 20 years; Canada needs to prepare for America's turn to fascism; 2 years after police killed Mubarak Soulemane
Tag: 01.10.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses mobilizing the nation to oppose a Trump fascist takeover; Georgia ground zero for future election theft; Dissecting the 'Big Lie' and conspiracy theories; Climate civil disobedience support center
Tag: 01.03.22: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the urgent fight to preserve voting rights; Resolving Russia-US confrontation over Ukraine; Challenges ahead for Chile's new progressive president & Candidate Muad Hrezi challenges CT Rep. John Larson
Tag: 12.27.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Joe Manchin's opposition to Biden's Build Back Better plan; Chile's historic presidential election; Book examines the 'privatization of everything'; How dark money bought a Supreme Court seat
Tag: 12.20.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses corporate media's distorted inflation coverage; Status of talks on restoring Iran nuclear deal; Doubling efforts to pass voting rights bills; WPKN project to support Black & Latino communities
Tag: 12.13.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses NATO's role in Russia-Ukraine tensions; After outlawing abortion what's the Christian right's next target?; Vaccine apartheid creates dangerous COVID variants; UK court OKs Julian Assange US extradition
Tag: 12.06.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Mississippi's abortion law being considered by the Supreme Court; Opposition to a new program that could privatize Medicare; Progressive candidate wins Honduras election; Venezuela's 11/21 election
Tag: 11.29.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Looming deadline for passage of Voting Rights legislation; Study advises progressive candidates how to connect with voters; America's wealthiest own US tax code; Comedy circuit rife with sexual misconduct
Tag: 11.22.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP's embrace of violence endangering democracy; Nov. 15th Cuba protests fizzle; Millions of Afghan civilians face famine; Campaign to preserve Remington Woods Bridgeport CT green space
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Youth climate activists in Glasgow demand more; Postmaster General Louis DeJoy must go; Addressing the homelessness crisis in the US; Broadband funds in infrastructure plan won't end the digital divide
Tag: 11.01.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses troubling signs from the January 6th Investigation; urgent action required to vaccinate the world; Trump and his fascist movement examines; Poor People's Campaign action to protect Biden's social programs
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: 10.04.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Congressional showdown over infrastructure bills; DeJoy slow down of U.S. mail; Exposed CIA plot to kidnap or kill Julian Assange; Fox News' Tucker Carlson parrots racist 'replacement theory'
Tag: 09.20.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's post-Jan 6th nuclear war threat; Biden creates military alliance to counter China; Occupy Wall Street Lessons Learned 10 Years Later & CT Working Families Bridgeport City Council candidates win
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: 08.23.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Afghan-American community's demands to Joe Biden; Holding politicians accountable for COVID malpractice; Aiding Haiti in this moment of crisis; Working Families Party gears up for Bridgeport city election
Tag: 08.02.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Climate change measures in the infrastructure bills; Expiration of federal eviction moratorium; Ohio's special primary election; National nurses union on CDC COVID precaution guidance
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: 06.21.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Biden-Putin summit meeting; Fascism's Global Spread; the campaign to pass "For The People Act" in the U.S. Senate & New Connecticut zoning reform legislation
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the apparent ouster of Israeli PM Netanyahu; White Supremacy & Republicans vs. Democracy; The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid; New Day Pacifica campaign working to save Pacifica Radio network
Tag: 05.31.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the GOP's ongoing insurrection and attack on Democracy; Challenging the US-Israel special relationship; ExxonMobil on losing end of stockholder rebellion & Challenging Muslim discrimination in CT prisons
Tag: 05.24.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses prospects for lasting peace in Israel-Palestine; Countering the GOP threat to US democracy; Opposition to CDC's relaxation of COVID Precautions; Push to expand voting rights in Connecticut
Tag: 05.17.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the conflict and loss of life in Israel-Palestine; Massive protests & police violence in Colombia; Right wing 'cancel culture'; WPKN community radio's move to new studios
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: 05.03.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Why Biden may finally end 'Reagan’s Rancid Legacy;' Assessing Biden's climate policies; At 100 days Biden's corporate capture report card; White supremacist organizations & white workers
Tag: 04.26.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the effort to repeal the Senate filibuster; Florida's "anti-riot" law that criminalizes protest; the campaign to make Washington, D.C. the nation's 51st state; the push for public option healthcare in CT
Tag: 04.05.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Hedge Funds and the Green New Deal; Boot Camps for Destroying Democracy; Petition Drive to Recall Georgia Governor Kemp; "Unrig Bridgeport" campaign to end corruption, restore democracy
Tag: 03.29.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses immigration and the 'Border Industrial Complex;' Biden adm hardline policies toward Russia and China; GOP voter suppression in Georgia & across the US & Grassroots vaccination campaign in Fairhaven, CT
Tag: 03.22.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the mass shooting in Atlanta & gun safety legislation; Charges dropped against former Brazilian President Lula; Biden administration policy toward China; Ripple Effect Artists plays & film projects
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Republican Party's turn to fascism; Concern Biden will continue endless U.S. wars; Rush Limbaugh's malevolent influence on US conservative movement; Opposition to CT Gov Lamont's new COVID vaccination plan
Tag: 02.22.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses GOP push for voter suppression laws; Pressuring Biden to cancel student debt; Haiti protests demand resignation of Jovenel Moise; CT Pushes for Housing as a Right
Tag: 02.08.21: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Ben & Jerry's campaign on ending police qualified immunity; Trump impeachment, GOP & democracy; Biden foreign policy & Re-prioritizing CT state budget and taxes
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: 12.28.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the inadequacies of the COVID relief bill; Lawsuits launched against Google; Proposal to establish a federal infrastructure bank & Post Cards To Voters: an electoral success story
Tag: 12.21.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Post-Trump threats to US democracy; Progressive group launch "No Honeymoon For Biden" campaign; Trump's 'herd immunity' policies infected millions; Bridgeport Mutual Aid provides COVID assistance
Tag: 12.14.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the urgent need for equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines; Trump-GOP Sedition Continues Attempted Election Coup; Ranked Choice Voting Gains in Election 2020; Protest Demands Yale Pay Fair Taxes
Tag: 11.30.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump lawbreaking and lies; President-elect Biden's Cabinet choices; Climate issues and Biden's campaign pledges; The assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist and its consequences
Tag: 11.23.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's attack on the U.S. Constitution; Repairing our broken system of checks and balances; Assessing the threat of Trump-GOP fascism/authoritarianism & CCAG campaigns for CT public healthcare option
Tag: 11.16.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses 2020 election outcome & Trump refusal to concede; Democrats debate House losses; Trump mass firings at Pentagon; Future of healthcare under Biden; 2020 Gandhi Peace Awards
Tag: 11.11.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses why 70 million voted for Trump; How to abolish the undemocratic Electoral College; Daniel Ellsberg explains why accountability for Trump is critical & How Georgia's voters were purged and restored
Tag: 11.02.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the national election protection plan; US media coverage of the 2020 election campaign; How Trump's cult following will respond if he loses; Scenarios for GOP election theft.
Tag: 10.26.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses a lawsuit against Trump regime voter intimidation; Trump DOJ interference in election vote counts; Campaign to prevent military election intervention & Why mass mobilization can protect the election
Tag: 09.14.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the coalition formed to protect the election results; Refugees created by US Post-9/11 wars; Warnings to progressives of a 2nd Trump election victory; Normalization of Israel, UAE, Bahrain relations
Tag: 08.10.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's abrogation of nuclear arms control treaties; Congressional failure to pass COVID-19 rescue package; CT Democratic Senate Dist 17 primary candidates Farmer & Cabrera; New book: "Burglar For Peace"
Tag: 07.13.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's push to reopen schools; US economic system's failure to deal with COVID pandemic; Biden-Sanders Task Force tackles climate change; Author Greg Palast on his new book, "How Trump Stole 2020."
Tag: 03.23.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses the Coronavirus & insurance industry profits; Senators accused of insider trading; COVID-19 devastates the world economy; Biden vs. Biden on how to attack coronavirus & Occupied Palestine & the pandemic
Tag: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses public health preparedness and the Coronavirus; the Trump regime's new "Denaturalization" section at the DOJ; Progressives vs. moderates in Democratic primary & Post-Trump impeachment call to action
Tag: 02.10.20: Counterpoint host Scott Harris discusses Trump's impeachment acquittal & Democratic primary campaign; The power of money in US politics; House passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act & Decrying conditions at New Haven, CT's jail
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