News and Public Affairs 11-30-2020

By |2020-11-30T17:04:19-05:00November 30th, 2020|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 11-30-2020

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

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

Mark Green is a former New York City Public Advocate. former director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, and president of Air America Radio. Founder of the Democracy Project and author of “Who Runs Congress?” and “Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Progressive Rise,” Mark talks about his new book, “Wrecking America How Trump’s Lawbreaking and Lies Betray All,” that he co-authored with his long time friend and colleague Ralph Nader.

Max Moran, a Research Assistant at the Revolving Door Project at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, assesses President-elect Joe Biden’s staff and Cabinet appointments named thus far, and summarizes the important points made in his recent Guardian editorial, co-written with Miranda Litwak, titled, “Biden’s Cabinet Could Do a Lot — If he Resists the Urge to Fill it with ‘Consensus’ Picks.”

A representative of the international climate activist group assesses President-elect Joe Biden’s staff and Cabinet appointments on climate and the environment, including John Kerry being named as a full-time International Climate Envoy.

Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics at the University of San Francisco, a specialist on U.S. Middle East policy, discusses the consequences we may see in response to the presumed Israeli assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh — and will also assess President-elect Joe Biden’s foreign policy staff and Cabinet appointments.

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 30 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.

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