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Voter Suppression Opponents Threatening Boycotts, Enlist Corporate America

Interview with Marge Baker People for the American Way's Executive Vice President for Policy and Program, conducted by Scott Harris

UN Now Engaged in Negotiations in Afghanistan to Help End America’s Longest War

Interview with Nicolas J. S. Davies, author of "Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq," and researcher/writer with Code Pink Women For Peace, conducted by Scott Harris

Coalition Protests CT-based Sturm Ruger Gun Sales to Israel

Interview with Stanley Heller, Executive Director of the New Haven-based group Middle East Crisis Committee, conducted by Scott Harris

As Gun Violence Escalates GVP Activist Engages with Faith Communities

Interview with Peter Murchison, a gun violence prevention (GVP) activist and a member of the Wilton Quaker Meeting, conducted by Scott Harris

Last Week on Counterpoint

Hedge Funds Disrupt Corporate Research & Development to Combat Climate Change

Lynn Parramore talks about her important recent article, "Meet the New Koch Brothers -- the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America's Green New Deal."

Below the Radar Religious and Business Groups Promote GOP Voter Suppression Legislation

Emma Rindlisbacher discusses her recent Jacobin magazine article, "The Right Created Boot Camps for Destroying Democracy and Voting Rights," directly related to the 361...

Campaign Launched to Recall Georgia’s Republican Governor Brian Kemp

Cheryle Renee Moses discusses the effort she's leading to collect the signatures necessary to conduct a recall election to remove Georgia Governor Brian Kemp...

“Unrig Bridgeport” Campaign Aims to End Corruption, Restore Democracy

Gemeem Davis and Callie Heilmann talk about their group's campaign to “Unrig Bridgeport,” with the goal of ending systemic corruption and restoring democracy in...

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Not what life should be about

Tucker Carlson villainizes journalists on his top-rated show. Then the threats pour in.
https://t.co/zGGMpPJSj0 #shame

Can you guess who were the 6 GOP senators who voted against the anti-Asian hate crime bill?

https://t.co/YjPcKSJIFf #hatecrimes

1 in 4 gray whales has died since 2016. Climate change, entanglement, & ship strikes are to blame.

That’s why we need vessel standards that reduce ships’ greenhouse gas emissions, waste, & ocean traffic – they’re key to protecting people & marine life.
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America's wealth gap is much more obscene than you had imagined https://t.co/UEx7WLtyWZ

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April 14, 2021

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The Fascist Attack on the US Capitol and the Future of Democracy

The Resistance Panel interviews Prof. Michael McKeon about the new and long-term effects of the terrorist attack on the US Capitol.Panel:  Scott Harris, Richard...
Gallows at Capitol Riot

America Has a Fascism Problem

Collectively, our nation has witnessed Donald Trump's more than two-month effort to overturn the outcome of a democratic presidential election, aided and abetted by...

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Not what life should be about

Tucker Carlson villainizes journalists on his top-rated show. Then the threats pour in.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2021/04/15/tucker-carlson-journalists-threats/?request-id=04a02e0d-bb37-4cf4-901e-080f43eb8f21&pml=1 #shame
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Because of Trump's big lie, where he perpetuates the false idea that he lost because of Biden, the Democrats, and people of color, "there’s more than 360 measures in 47 states. And there are at least 55 pieces of legislation moving now through various legislatures — Georgia, Texas, Arizona, and many, many more, with an effort to try to limit access to voting and those limitations unduly impact communities of color and young people." — Marge Baker, People for the American Way #votersuppression #elections
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