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Arms Embargo and Sanctions Can Hold Israeli & Hamas Leaders Accountable for War Crimes

Interview with Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita Thomas Jefferson School of Law and past president of National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris

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People’s Tribunal Convened to Expose Mountain Valley Pipeline’s Violation of the Rights of Nature

Interview with Crystal Cavalier-Keck, Ph.D., convener of the People’s tribunal, and her husband Jason Crazy Bear Keck, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Claudia Sheinbaum Wins Historic Election as Mexico’s First Female President

Interview with Laura Carlsen, coordinator of Global Solidarity and Learning with Just Associates in Mexico City, conducted by Scott Harris

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary – June 12, 2024

Compiled by Bob Nixon

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  • Is bird flu destined to be next pandemic?
  • Proud Boys re-emerge to rally around Trump

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Monthly Labor Report, Edition #10 — The Union Rolls South by WPKN Community Radio

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Laura Carlsen, coordinator of Global Solidarity and Learning, with Just Associates in Mexico City, and director of MIRA: Feminisms and Democracies, a thinktank also based in Mexico City.

Laura Carlsen discusses Claudia Sheinbaum's historic election victory as Mexico's first female president, the former energy scientist's agenda, future relations with the U.S. and domestic policy challenges she'll face ahead.

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Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00 – 9:30 pm ET. Webstreaming and audio archive at http://wpkn.org

1) Laura Carlsen, coordinator of Global Solidarity and Learning, with Just Associates in Mexico City, and director of MIRA: Feminisms and Democracies, a thinktank also based in Mexico City. She discusses Claudia Sheinbaum's historic election victory as Mexico's first female president, and the former energy scientist's agenda, future relations with the US, and domestic policy challenges she'll face ahead.

2) Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, past president of the National Lawyers Guild and author, discusses the ongoing Israeli military's slaughter of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, and the important issues examined in her recent article, "Following International Court of Justice (ICJ) and International Criminal Court (ICC) Actions, Sanctions and Arms Embargo Are Crucial Next Steps."

3) Tim Judson, executive director of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) talks about his group's mission, "to create a sustainable energy future without nuclear power," and the current push internationally to revive the nuclear power industry that included an agreement announced at the UN's 2023 COP28 climate conference to "triple global nuclear energy capacity by 2050 to meet climate goals and energy needs."

4) Best-selling author and investigative journalist Greg Palast, who’s been reporting on voter suppression for over 20 years, discusses his latest investigation, "Trump Plan for 2024 taken From KKK Plan of 1946," as well as his new documentary film, "Vigilantes Inc,” that will be distributed nationally before the 2024 US presidential election.

Some segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. Visit their web site at http://www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3 - podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of current and past Counterpoint interviews are accessible for free at our Counterpoint Radio web site: http://counterpointradio.org The full 1.5 hour unedited program can be accessed for a 2 week period after the show, at the WPKN Radio archives: http://archives.wpkn.org/bookmarks/search/counterpoint
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