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Counterpoint August 13, 2018

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Hurting Consumers, Trump Announces Roll Back of Auto Fuel Efficiency & Pollution Standards

Interview with Andrew Linhardt, Sierra Club Associate Director for Legislative and Administrative Advocacy, conducted by Scott Harris

“Lies My Teacher Told Me” Author Speculates on how History texts will record Trump Presidency

Interview with James Loewen, an award winning author and historian, who's books include, "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," and "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism," (both recently reissued by the publisher,) conducted by Scott Harris

Protest Called to Confront White Supremacists Who Will Gather at White House on Aug. 11-12

Interview with Dylan Petrohilos, an activist with the coalition of groups, organizing a protest action in Washington, D.C. to confront white supremacists gathering in Washington, D.C., conducted by Scott Harris

“Rise for Climate” Actions Sept. 8th Precedes California Global Climate Action Summit

Interview with Lindsay Meiman, US Communications Coordinator with the climate justice group 350.org, conducted by Scott Harris

Last Week on Counterpoint

Trump, Mulvaney Dismantle Consumer Protection Board, A Gift to Bank Fraudsters

Bartlett Naylor discusses his group's opposition to President Trump's nominee, Kathy Kraninger, to become the next director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....

House Democrats Launch Medicare For All Caucus, Embracing Universal Health Care

Amirah Sequeira talks about the announcement on Thursday, July 19, regarding the formation of a House Medicare for All Caucus. She examines both the...

Ireland Is First Nation in World to Fully Divest from Fossil Fuel Industry

Richard Brooks, North America Iconic divestment campaigns coordinator, examines the significance of Ireland's Parliament choosing to be the first nation in the world to fully...

Freedom Flotilla Sails from Italy to Challenge Gaza Blockade

Stan Heller talks about a flotilla of ships, intent on breaking Israel’s 10-year blockade of the Gaza Strip which is due to set sail...

Special Feature

Mid-term Elections and Voter Suppression

The panel focuses on voter suppression in the upcoming mid-term elections with Stephen Spaulding, chief of strategy with Common Cause. Recorded and produced by Richard Hill, WPKN's Resistance Roundtable Aug. 11, 2018 

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Mid-term Elections and Voter Suppression

The panel focuses on voter suppression in the upcoming mid-term elections with Stephen Spaulding, chief of strategy with Common Cause. Recorded and produced by Richard Hill,...

JOHN NICHOLS: Democracy on Life Support?

The panel talks with journalist and author John Nichols about Trump's selection of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Recorded and...

The Life and Work of Bill Duesing, life-long leader of the organic community

The Life and Work of Bill Duesing, who died July 12, 2018Bill Duesing, a major figure in the movement for an organic, solar-powered and...

SPECIAL REPORT: “Response to chemical attack in Syria – The priority must be the...

The Resistance Roundtable panel discusses the U.S. missile strikes on Damascus and interviews Stan Heller from Promoting Enduring Peace (www.pepeace.org)about the situation in Syria...

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