News and Public Affairs 11-23-2020

News and Public Affairs 11-23-2020

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Counterpoint with Scott Harris

This week’s guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:

Caroline Fredrickson is the former President of the American Constitution Society, Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Georgetown Law School and Senior Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice. She examines the outcome of the 2020 election, Trump’s refusal to concede, bogus lawsuits launched to throw out hundreds of thousands of ballots — and the damage being done to our nation’s democratic institutions.


Kevin Harris, Campaigns Manager with People For the American Way, talks about the outcome of the 2020 election, Trump’s refusal to concede, bogus lawsuits launched to throw out hundreds of thousands of ballots — and the damage being done by the Trump’s regime’s active campaign to deny the incoming Biden administration the standard transition govt. access needed, above all to address the exponential deadly spread of the coronavirus across the U.S.


Christopher Vials, an Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut-Storrs, where he also serves as the Director of American Studies. Co-editor of “The U.S. Antifascism Reader” with Bill Mullen, Professor Vials talks about Donald Trump’s unprecedented refusal to concede his election defeat, actively blocking a peaceful transfer of power to the incoming Biden administration — and summarizes the points raised in his recent Jacobin Magazine article, “Here’s What We Learned About the Far Right From Donald Trump’s Presidency.”


Ann Pratt, Director of Organizing at the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, discusses CCAG’s post-election state legislative agenda, including the group’s Husky4More campaign to provide greater state-wide access and affordability to healthcare.

Monday, November 23 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.

First Voices Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

From the archives: “The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege” -Robert Jensen and John Trudell’s 1980 Thanksgiving day address.

Tuesday, November 24 at 12 noon.

East End Ink

Louis Steel and Janet Bell on race in America.

Wednesday, November 25 at 7:30 PM.

My Soul: From Me to You with Cheryl Magoveny

A conversation with poet Dwayne Betts, Director of the Million Book Project, an initiative out of the Yale Law School’s Justice Collaboratory. The Million Book Project is funded by a grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation. In addition to leading this project, Dwayne recently published a book of poetry entitled, Felon.

Saturday, November 28, from 10 PM – 2 AM.