News and Public Affairs 3-21-2022

By |2022-03-21T07:33:15-04:00March 21st, 2022|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 3-21-2022

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Hassan El-Tayyab, Legislative Director for Middle East Policy with the Friend Committee on National Legislation, considers the importance of current negotiations between Russia and Ukraine to end the war and the unknown role of the United States in these peace talks.

2) Robbie Silverman, Senior Manager of Private Sector Advocacy at Oxfam America talks about why the COVID-19 death toll is four times higher in lower-income countries than rich ones, and the critical issues addressed in Oxfam’s recent “Pandemic of Greed” report.

3) Theodore A. Postol, Professor of Science, Technology and National Security, Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses his views on the threat of nuclear war in the midst of the current conflict in Ukraine, and the urgent need to re-establish and renew nuclear arms control treaties.

4) Luis Luna, an organizer with the Working Families Party of Connecticut, talks about a bill that a coalition of groups is now working to pass in the state legislature that would allow undocumented immigrants access to the state’s Medicaid program, HUSKY.

Monday, March 21, 8 pm and archived.

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