News and Public Affairs 4-25-2022

News and Public Affairs 4-25-2022

By |2022-04-25T17:05:13-04:00April 25th, 2022|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 4-25-2022

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Jehan Hakim, Chair of the Yemeni Alliance Committee discusses her organization’s support for the U.S. Congress to adopt a Yemen War Powers Resolution to end all U.S. military assistance for the Saudi and UAE led-war in Yemen that has killed hundreds of thousands in this brutal 8-year war.

2) Heather Digby Parton, a contributing writer to Salon.com, discusses her recent article, “The Big Lie is here to stay: Republicans plot to overturn elections on every level,” examining the methods by which the Republican party is working to destroy or corrupt local and statewide electoral institutions, the critical foundation of US democratic elections.

3) Kevin Gosztola, Managing editor of the investigative news website Shadowproof, discusses the judge’s ruling in a London court that ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited to the US to face charges under the Espionage Act — and the likelihood the order will be signed by the British home secretary, Priti Patel, and appealed by Assange to the English High Court.

4) Mariyann Soulemane talks about the indictment of CT State Trooper Brian North who has been charged with first-degree manslaughter for the January 2020 shooting death of her 19-year-old brother Mubarak who was killed at the end of a high-speed chase on I-95 while driving a stolen vehicle.

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