News and Public Affairs 11-20-2023

News and Public Affairs 11-20-2023

2023-11-27T14:10:39-05:00November 20th, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 11-20-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

This week’s guests:

  1. Ralph Nader, named by The Atlantic as one of the hundred most influential figures in American history, is a four-time independent presidential candidate and author. He talks about his new book, “The Rebellious CEO,” which examines how 12 CEOs replaced narrow yardsticks of shareholder value with metrics of prosperity and justice.
  2. James Bamford, bestselling author, Emmy-nominated filmmaker for PBS, and award-winning investigative producer for ABC News, discusses his recent Nation magazine article, “Israel’s War on American Student Activists.”
  3. Mel Gurtov, professor emeritus of political science at Portland State University and author of “Engaging China: Rebuilding Sino-American Relations,” discusses the November 15th meeting between President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
  4. Rev. Dr. Davida Foy Crabtree, retired minister of the United Church of Christ, talks about her work launching the Connecticut chapter of the national group Third Act. Founded by climate activist and author Bill McKibben in 2021, it is building a community of Americans over the age of sixty determined to change the world for the better using their life experience and skills.

Monday, November 20 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.

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