News and Public Affairs 8-16-2021

News and Public Affairs 8-16-2021

2021-08-16T14:19:32-04:00August 16th, 2021|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 8-16-2021

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Walker Bragman, is a reporter with the Daily Poster and attorney whose work has been featured in Paste Magazine, The Intercept, HuffPost, The Independent, Salon, Truthout, and The Hill. He’ll discuss his recent article, “Republicans Are Poised to Gerrymander Their Way Into Long-Term Power,” about how Democrats missed a critical deadline to stop GOP gerrymandering.

2) Andrew Perez, Senior Editor at the Daily Poster and Co-founder of the Democratic Policy Center talks about his recent article, “Big Corporate Money Is Funding the GOP Election Deniers,” which exposes the super PAC behind House Republicans who attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results, that took in more money than before the January 6th insurrection.

3) Cynthia Kaufman, Director of the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action at De Anza College discusses her recent article, “Consumerism, Inequality, and the Climate Crisis,” in the context of the recent sobering IPCC report re: climate change and the consequential policy decisions the world must rapidly make if we are to avoid climate catastrophe.

Monday, August 16, 8 pm and archived.

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