News and Public Affairs 4-11-2022

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Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Alan Zibel, Research Director with Public Citizen talks about his group’s new report, “Big Oil’s Wartime Bonus,” and the call by some in Congress to impose a windfall profits tax on oil and gas companies accused of wartime profiteering amid the war in Ukraine and sanctions imposed on Russian fossil fuels.

2) Allison Skinner-Dorkenoo, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia, discusses her recent study, “Highlighting COVID-19 Racial Disparities can Reduce Support for Safety Precautions Among White U.S. Residents.”

3) Cody Hounanian, Executive Director of the Student Debt Crisis Center, discusses his group’s response to President Biden’s executive order extending the moratorium on payments and interest for federally-held student loans until the end of August, and their ongoing work demanding permanent debt cancellation.

Monday, April 11, 8 pm and archived.

Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month Hazel’s guest on Tidings is Palestinian-American author and journalist Ramzy Baroud who will discuss the new world order he sees reflected in Russia’s war on Ukraine and what it signifies about the relationship between Russia, China and the United States.

Wednesday, April 13 at 6:30 AM (repeat at 8:00 PM) and archived.

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