News and Public Affairs 11-6-2023

News and Public Affairs 11-6-2023

2023-11-07T04:16:05-05:00November 6th, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 11-6-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

This week’s guests:

  1. Dr. James J. Zogby, co-founder and president of the Arab American Institute and director of Zogby Research Services, a firm that has conducted groundbreaking surveys across the Middle East, will talk about his article, “Debunking ‘All Palestinians are Hamas.'”
  2. Liv Kunins-Berkowitz, media coordinator with Jewish Voice for Peace, talks about her group’s views on the current Israel-Hamas war, the US role in the conflict, and JVP’s historic protest actions demanding a ceasefire in Israel’s retaliatory bombing campaign.
  3. Jeff Schuhrke, assistant professor at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College in New York City, talks about his recent In These Times magazine article, “Here’s What UAW Workers Won in a ‘Historic’ TA After Striking at Ford,” the later agreements with Stellantis and GM, and the larger impact of the UAW strike’s success.
  4. Kiera Butler, senior editor at Mother Jones Magazine, discusses her new Mother Jones article, “The Far Right Has a New Big Lie: Claiming to Support Palestine.”

Monday, November 6 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.

First Voices Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

This week’s guest is Annamarie Hill, an enrolled member of the Red Lake Nation located in northwestern Minnesota. She has served as state government affairs director for Red Lake and executive director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council. During her tenure the highly regarded and award-winning “Why Treaties Matter” exhibit and Dakota Ojibwe Language Revitalization program were developed. She currently works for the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Duluth Campus as the strategy and outreach director and is part of an NIH-funded research project to examine the APOE gene’s relationship with Alzheimer’s disease in the Native population.

Tuesday, November 7 at 12 Noon.

First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio with Richard Hill

  • 8:45 PM – The Monthly Labor Report with Prof. Michael Zweig, reviewing the auto workers’ tentative agreement with the Big 3 automakers.
  • 10:15 PM – Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert discusses the dire medical situation in Gaza as the Israeli bombing continues.

Tuesday evening, November 7.

Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month’s Tidings is a repeat of the September episode, recorded a month before the Israel-Hamas war began. Robert Massoud, Palestinian founder of the Zatoun organization, spoke to us from Toronto about the twenty years he has spent telling the story of Palestine through its olive oil, without being silenced by politicians and media. “Two months later,” says producer Hazel Kahan, “there are multiple lenses through which listeners might experience this interview.”

Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 AM (repeated at 8:00 PM)

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