News and Public Affairs 7-31-2023

News and Public Affairs 7-31-2023

2023-07-31T07:35:59-04:00July 31st, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 7-31-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Activist and author Jeff Cohen, founder of the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, talks about the risks involved in Joe Biden running for a second term and the prospects for a progressive and dynamic alternate candidate.

2) Linda Pentz Gunter, curator and editor with the group Beyond Nuclear, discusses her recent article, “Red Alert at Zaporizhzhia? Scenarios That Wouldn’t Unfold at a Wind Farm.”

3) Jamie Henn, a climate activist and director of Fossil Free Media, a nonprofit communications lab, discusses his recent article, “This Killer Heat Is Brought to You by Big Oil: It’s Time for Fossil Fuel Giants to Pay Up.”

4) Bruce Barrett, founder of I Wage Peace talks about ‘Interfaith Service Day’ in New Haven on Sunday, August 6th, bringing a diversity of people from religious and non-religious groups together on community service projects.

Monday, July 31 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

Darryl Leroux, associate professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa, discusses his article, “State Recognition and the Dangers of Race Shifting,” which was published in the latest issue of the journal American Indian Culture and Research.

Tuesday, August 1 at 12:00 noon.

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