News and Public Affairs 5-30-2022

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Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Chas Freeman, a noted former U.S. diplomat and a businessman who chairs Projects International, Inc. He was assistant secretary of defense for International Security Affairs from 1993-94, and was the principal U.S. interpreter during former President Richard Nixon’s landmark trip to China in 1972. He’ll talk about his growing concern about President Biden’s inconsistent comments regarding possible US military intervention if China should launch a future attack on Taiwan.

2) Po Murray, co-founder and Chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance, discusses yet another mass shooting incident and the devastating massacre of 19 children and 2 educators at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas — and her work to make progress on passing new gun regulations — and the major obstacle to progress: the Republican Party, funded by the NRA, and firearms manufacturers.

3) Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and a former CIA analyst discusses US militarism on this year’s Memorial Day holiday and his recent article, “The United States Specializes in Exaggerating the Threat.”

4) Greg Guma, author, editor, historian, and former CEO of the Pacifica Radio Network, talks about gun violence in America and his recent article titled, “Overkill: The Deadly illogical of Gun Rights.”

Monday, May 30 at 8:00 PM and archived.

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