News and Public Affairs 10-2-2023

News and Public Affairs 10-2-2023

2023-10-02T13:42:55-04:00October 2nd, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 10-2-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

This week’s guests:

  1. Stephen Zunes, professor of politics at the University of San Francisco, discusses the recent indictment of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez and evidence that suggests Menendez gave sensitive U.S. government information to the regime of Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
  2. Raed Jarrar, advocacy director with the group Democracy for the Arab World Now, talks about the Biden administration’s diplomatic initiative to normalize relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel.
  3. Thomas Starr and Jacqueline Thaw, members of the Class Action Collective, talk about an upcoming protest in New Haven against censorship, book banning and attempts to sanitize the U.S. history curriculum on issues of slavery and racism.
  4. Laura Carlsen, coordinator of global solidarity and learning at Just Associates in Mexico City, discusses the two top contenders in Mexico’s June 2, 2024 presidential election. She’ll also assess Mexico’s popular outgoing president Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Monday, October 2 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.

First Voices Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Digging deep into our 30-year archive: the words of the late John Trudell are from 1980 but his observations have stood the test of time and still ring true. Trudell (1946-2015) was a poet and a fighter for Native American rights.

Tuesday, October 3 at 12:00 noon.

North Fork Works with Hazel Kahan

This month’s guest is Mattituck-born Wendy Zuhoski talking about the 30th anniversary of the deli she’s owned since she was 23 years old. Today, Wendy’s Deli has become the place not only for her mother’s much-appreciated soups and sandwiches but also a hub for the community’s people helping each other in times of need.

Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 AM (repeated at 8:00 PM) and archived.

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