News and Public Affairs 8-21-2023

News and Public Affairs 8-21-2023

2023-08-21T19:30:05-04:00August 21st, 2023|Blog, Weekly Guests|Comments Off on News and Public Affairs 8-21-2023

Counterpoint with Scott Harris

1) Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel Donald Sherman discusses the group’s report, “The case for Donald Trump’s disqualification under the 14th Amendment,” with an update on the campaign to keep Donald Trump off the ballot across the country in the 2024 presidential election campaign.

2) Jonah Minkoff-Zern, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Campaign discusses the significance of the latest Georgia indictment of Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants and the Republican Party’s condemnation of the charges as “politically motivated.”

3) Marcy Winograd, coordinator of the Codepink Congress project and a co-producer of Codepink Radio, responds to the recent New York Times article “A Global Web of Chinese Propaganda Leads to a U.S. Tech Mogul,” characterizing the article as a McCarthyite attack.

4) Rick Weiland, co-founder of and 2014 Democratic South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate, discusses his group’s opposition to the House GOP’s proposed American Confidence in Elections Act that establishes strict voter ID requirements, reduces early voting periods, and limits mail-in voting.

Monday, August 21 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.

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