News and Public Affairs 4-3-2023

News and Public Affairs 4-3-2023

2023-04-03T07:44:43-04:00April 3rd, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 4-3-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Sarah Kendzior, cohost of the Gaslit Nation podcast and author of “They Knew: How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent” and “Hiding in Plain Sight,” discusses Trump’s indictment and the threat of violence from his supporters.

2) Josh Ruebner, adjunct lecturer at Georgetown University’s Justice and Peace Studies program and author of “Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace,” discusses his views on Benjamin Netanyahu’s extremist government and the massive protests opposed to Netanyahu’s planned gutting of Israel’s judiciary.

3) Alex Han, a veteran union organizer, the midwest political director with Bernie Sander’s 2020 presidential campaign, and newly appointed executive director of In These Times magazine, talks about the opportunities and challenges ahead for U.S. progressive media outlets.

4) Joan Cavanagh and Monica McGovern of the group Progressives Against Medical Assisted Suicide explain why they’re opposed to a bill now being debated in the Connecticut legislature that would permit medically assisted suicide.

Monday, April 3 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 speaks with Joe Pitawanakwat (Ojibway from Wiikwemkoong) the founder and director of Creators Garden, an education business focused on plant identification and beyond-sustainable harvesting, which blends traditional knowledge with western scientific reinforcements.

Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00 noon.

North Fork Works with Hazel Kahan

Hazel Kahan’s guest on North Fork Works is Mary Foster Morgan, co-founder of Drawdown East End and co-columnist for East End Beacon’s Climate Local Now. According to Mary’s reporting, the average family in America wastes 40 percent of their food which, crucially, could be diverted to beneficial use instead. This interview examines food waste and its solutions, many of which are surprisingly easy to implement.

Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 AM (repeat at 8:00 PM)

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