News and Public Affairs 2-28-2022

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Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Michael Beer, Director of Nonviolence International talks about Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, and how civil society and the peace movement internationally can work together to prevent an escalation of the war, and negotiate an end to the conflict.

2) Andrew Cockburn, Washington Editor of Harper’s Magazine and author of, “The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine,” talks about Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the danger of an escalating war in eastern Europe and the unpredictable path of a new, more dangerous cold war.

3) Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and an adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University. From 1966 through 1986 Goodman served as a senior analyst with the CIA and the State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He discusses his views on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Kremlin’s ultimate objectives, the U.S./NATO/EU response, and options available to prevent a wider, more dangerous war.

4) Harvey Wasserman, a journalist, author, democracy activist and an organizer in the anti-nuclear movement in the US for over 30 years, talks about his recent article, “Nuke Power at the Brink of Bankruptcy, War, Apocalypse,” that examines the frightening vulnerability of Ukraine’s 15 nuclear reactors during a time of war and wanton destruction.

Monday, February 28, 8 pm and archived.

First Voices Indigenous Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

David Graeber and David Wengrow are the co-authors of “The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity” of which Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of “The Black Swan” says “There is not a single chapter that does not (playfully) disrupt well-seated intellectual beliefs.”

In the first segment, Tiokasin talks with Wengrow, a professor of comparative archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

In the second segment, we share an interview from the archives with Graeber, a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is also the author of “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” and “Bullshit Jobs: A Theory.” An iconic thinker and renowned activist, his early efforts in Zuccotti Park made Occupy Wall Street an era-defining movement.

Tuesday, March 1 at 12:00 noon.

North Fork Works with Hazel Kahan

This month’s guest is Amy Folk, Southold Town historian, talking about the North Fork Project and its goal of naming all the town’s enslaved people. In an interview expanded from the original broadcast during Black History Month, Folk describes the process of finding the enslaved as well as their enslavers, considers how Southold’s residents will respond to the project when it is made public and encourages the listening audience to install a town historian if they don’t already have one.

Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 PM and archived.

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