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Counterpoint September 17, 2018

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Public Pressure Needed to Include Labor and Environmental Protections in NAFTA Talks

Interview with Lori Wallach director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch and founder of the Citizens Trade Campaign, a U.S. national coalition of consumer, labor, environmental, family farm, religious, and civil rights groups, conducted by Scott Harris

Labor Confronts Murderous Regime of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

Interview with Elmer "Bong" Labog, national chairperson of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, (KMU,) an influential progressive militant labor organization in the Philippines, conducted by Scott Harris

DHS-ICE Demand Election Documents, Intimidating North Carolina Latino Voters

Interview with Steven Rosenfeld, a senior writing fellow of the Independent Media Institute and author of, "Democracy Betrayed: How Super-delegates, Redistricting, Party Insiders, and the Electoral College Rigged the 2016 Election,"conducted by Scott Harris

Jackson Browne Receives 2018 Gandhi Peace Award for a Lifetime of Activism

Excerpt of acceptance speech by Jackson Browne, recorded and produced by Scott Harris

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Gandhi Peace Award 2018 – Jackson Browne acceptance speech

James Van Pelt, treasurer of Promoting Enduring Peace, introduces environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who in turn turn introduces the 2018 Gandhi Peace Award recipient, musician Jackson Browne on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

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The Resistance Roundtable panel discusses the New York Times decision to publish an anonymous op-ed by a disaffected White House official, and then interviews...

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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...

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