1) Amy Littlefield, The Nation magazine’s abortion access correspondent talks about her new cover story, “The Message They’ve Received Is That You Don’t Deserve to Be Cared For: Life on the Abortion Borderland,” on the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that ended the right of American women to access safe, legal abortions.
2) Trita Parsi, executive vice president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, discusses his recent article, “An Unwritten Deal Is Exactly What Iran and America Need,” on reports that the U.S. and Iran are close to reaching an informal agreement that will prevent a further escalation between the two nations.
3) Dr. Bandy Lee, a forensic psychiatrist, president of the World Mental Health Coalition and editor of the New York Times bestseller, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” discusses why she believes that Donald Trump and his co-conspirators are now threatening to “burn the house down” rather than to face the legal consequences of their crimes.
4) Greg Palast, investigative journalist and New York Times best-selling author of “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy,” talks about his piece, “Paul Singer funded SCOTUS case that gutted Voting Rights Act: Justice Alito Was the Surprise Deciding Vote,” in light of the recent ProPublica investigation involving Justice Samuel Alito and billionaire Paul Singer.
Monday, June 26 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.
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Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes Dr. Ruby Gibso, a mixed blood woman of Lakota/Ojibwe and Mediterranean descent, who has spent the past 40 years dedicated to the craft and science of historical trauma reconciliation, cultural healing, and generational well-being among Native and Indigenous peoples. Dr. Gibson founded Freedom Lodge, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, in Rapid City, SD, developed the transgenerational trauma recovery model “Somatic Archaeology” and is the author of “My Body, My Earth.”
Tuesday, June 27 at 12:00 noon.