News and Public Affairs 3-20-2023

News and Public Affairs 3-20-2023

2023-03-20T07:46:02-04:00March 19th, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 3-20-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) James Henry, a leading economist, attorney, investigative journalist, Global Justice Fellow at Yale University and managing director at the Sag Harbor Group, discusses the issues covered in his recent DC Report article, “So Silicon Valley Wants A Bailout,?” the role of deregulation in recent bank failures, and the response of the federal government to prevent a repeat of the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

2) Natalie Mebane, Greenpeace USA’s Climate Campaign Director discusses President Biden’s controversial approval of the Willow Oil Drilling Project to be constructed on Alaska’s North Slope, climate activist’s response, and an assessment of the Biden administration’s overall policies addressing the climate crisis.

3) Medea Benjamin, co-director of the group Code Pink Women for Peace, and Nicolas Davies, author of “Blood On Our Hands: the American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq,” who serves as a Code Pink researcher, discuss the critically important issues addressed in their recent article, “The Not-So-Winding Road from Iraq to Ukraine.”

4) Helen Humphries, Communications Coordinator with the CT Citizen Action Group, and Diane Keefe a Norwalk, CT activist, talk about the coalition that’s organizing CT events for the March 21st National Stop Dirty Banks Day of Actionthat’s demanding the nation’s largest banks move their investments out of fossil fuels.

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

Some segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. An archive of current and past Counterpoint interviews is accessible for free.  The full 2-hour unedited program can be accessed for a 2 week period after the show, at the WPKN Radio archives.

First Voices Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse spends the full hour with María Blanco, a member of the board of editors of the journal “Indigenous Struggle,” and Aymar Accopacatty, an intercultural artist, museum textile conservator and lifelong student of his Indigenous Aymara heritage.
Tuesday, March 21 at 12:00 noon.

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