News and Public Affairs 4-4-2022

News and Public Affairs 4-4-2022

By |2022-04-04T20:30:22-04:00April 4th, 2022|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 4-4-2022

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund, talks about Russia’s Ukraine invasion, the threat of nuclear weapons being used in the conflict, and the urgent need for Washington and Moscow to negotiate abrogated and expired nuclear arms control agreements.

2) John Bonifaz, Co-Founder and President of Free Speech For People, examines the importance of revelations re: Ginny Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, collusion with Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows on support for overturning the results of the 2020 election — and calls for Justice Thomas to be impeached for his clear violation of ethical standards, or at the very least recuse himself from all future cases involving Trump’s coup attempt.

3) Maura Quint, Wealth Tax Campaign Director with the group Americans for Tax Fairness, discusses President Biden’s proposal for a billionaires’ income tax to help fund next year’s federal budget, as well as policy proposals to ensure America’s wealthiest individuals and corporations pay their fair share in taxes.

4) Jordan Zakarin, reporter and media producer with the labor news website More Perfect Union, discusses his coverage of the Amazon warehouse union election win on Staten Island, NY — and the wider significance of this and other recent labor union workplace victories.

Monday, April 4, 8 pm and archived.

North Fork Works with Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel Kahan’s guest is her Mattituck neighbor Garrett Cutler, who tells her why he spends every day with his dog Gracie exploring the woods and waters of the North Fork, what he observes and experiences in each season and how he mourns the prospect of losing it all to development.

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

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