News and Public Affairs 5-23-2022

By |2022-05-23T19:21:09-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 5-23-2022

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Ruth Ben Ghiat, Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and author of “Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present,” talks about the recent mass shooting and hate crime committed by a white supremacist in Buffalo, NY, the larger issue of the normalization of white supremacy in U.S. politics, and effective ways to defeat authoritarian and fascist political movements.

2) Amy Littlefield is the abortion access correspondent at The Nation magazine and a freelance investigative reporter who focuses on the intersection of religion and health care. She’ll discuss her recent cover story for The Nation titled, “The Fight for Abortion After Roe Falls.”

3) Steven Rosenfeld, editor, chief correspondent & senior writing fellow with Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute, discusses his coverage of recent Republican and Democratic primary races across the country — and the political environment going into this November’s midterm election.

4) Mike Mitchell, Groundwork Collaborative’s Director of Policy and Research discusses a new poll that found that a strong majority of voters blame corporations for inflation, and his group’s research that revealed corporate America is taking advantage of the pandemic to cash in at the expense of consumers, families, and small businesses.

Monday, May 23, 8 pm and archived.

First Voices Indigenous Radio with Tiokassin Ghosthorse

Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes Doug George-Kanentio from the Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge and DD Hovie from StrongHearts Native helpline.

Tuesday, May 24 at 12:00 noon

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