News and Public Affairs 8-14-2023

News and Public Affairs 8-14-2023

2023-08-14T08:10:51-04:00August 14th, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 8-14-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Abdul Jabbar, emeritus professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, English, and World Literature at City College of San Francisco, discusses the Intercept’s recent report “Secret Pakistan Cable Documents U.S. Pressure to Remove Imran Khan.”

2) Chris Lehmann, the D.C. bureau chief for The Nation magazine, talks about his recent article, “The Press Can’t Wait to Do 2016 All Over Again.”

3) Benjy Renton, research assistant with Ariadne Labs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discusses the challenge of securing reliable data on the spread of new COVID variants, and his work establishing the COVID-19 Metrics Dashboard for public health officials, physicians and researchers.

4) Thomas Meyer, strategic organizing projects director with Food and Water Watch, discusses efforts to organize The March to End Fossil Fuels this September 17th in New York City.

Monday, August 14 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

Sitting in for host Tiokasin Ghosthorse on First Voices Radio is Anne Keala Kelly (Kanaka Maoli,) an independent journalist, filmmaker and activist from Moku Nui on the Big Island of Hawaii. Keala speaks with Shannon O’Loughlin (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma,) CEO and attorney for the Association on American Indian Affairs and a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University.

Tuesday, August 15 at 12:00 noon.

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