News and Public Affairs 7-5-2021

By |2021-07-05T11:50:10-04:00July 5th, 2021|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 7-5-2021

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Lindsay Meiman, 350.org Senior U.S. Communications Specialist, discusses the recently released video recording revealing a senior ExxonMobil lobbyist describing how the corporation blocks climate action in Congress. She’ll also talk about 350.org’s priorities for climate action in the Biden administration’s proposed infrastructure legislation.

2) Dave Lindorff, an award-winning independent journalist, author and founder of the news site, ThisCantBeHappening.net, discusses his recent article, “Medicare Advantage and the Privatization of Medicare An Advantage for Insurance Firms, Not Patients.”

3) Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, past president of the National Lawyers Guild and author, discusses her recent article, “Supreme Court Drives a Stake Through the Heart of the Voting Rights Act,” and the significance of the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld a pair of voting restrictions in Arizona, eroding the strength of Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

4) Gerry Condon, a Vietnam-era veteran and war resister, and the recent past president of Veterans For Peace, discusses his recent article, Why Do The Media Hate Daniel Ortega?” related to the current situation in Nicaragua where U.S. corporate media are reporting that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has arrested five opposition party presidential candidates, in advance of the Central American nation’s November 7, 2021 presidential election.

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