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Counterpoint September 21, 2020

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The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Demands a Campaign to Prevent Senate from Confirming a New Justice Before Election

Interview with Ben Jealous, President of People for the American Way, conducted by Scott Harris

If Re-Elected Trump Pledges to Terminate Social Security Payroll Contributions

Interview with Alex Lawson, Social Security Works executive director, conducted by Scott Harris

Civil Society Groups Nationwide Prepare to Protect Presidential Election Results and Democracy Itself

Interview with Sasha Abramsky, journalist, and author of "Little Wonder," "Jumping at Shadows," and "The American Way of Poverty," conducted by Scott Harris

Trump Sabotage of Federal Coronavirus Pandemic Response Cost Tens of Thousands of Lives

Interview with Mitchell Zimmerman, a California attorney who got his client off San Quentin's death row after a 22-year legal struggle, conducted by Scott Harris

Last Week on Counterpoint

Coalition Organizes to Protect Election Results As Trump Says He Won’t Accept Defeat

Sean Eldridge discusses the organizing and preparations now being made partner group Indivisible and more than 80 advocacy groups and grassroots organizations that have...

Post 9/11 US Wars Have Created 37 Million Refugees

David Vine talks about his recent Brown University Cost of War Project report, "Creating Refugees: Displacement Caused by the United States’ Post-9/11 Wars." Prof...

#VoteTrumpOut Campaign Targets Progressive Voters in Battleground States

Jeff Cohen will share his views on this November's Presidential Election as discussed in a recent article he co-wrote with Norman Solomon titled, "Four...

Israel, UAE, Bahrain Normalization Deal is About Regional Conflicts and Oil, Not Peace

Charlotte Dennett examines Donald Trump's Middle East policy over the past four years and the recent normalization of relations between Israel and the United...

Special Feature

As Nov. 3 approaches, will the Dems fumble again?

The Resistance Roundtable panel discusses the rocky path to a Democratic victory on November 3.  Guest Valerie Horsely, co-CEO of Action Together CT, talks about her GOTV work in urban, suburban and rural districts of Connecticut.

Panel:  Scott Harris, Ruthanne Baumgartner and Richard Hill

If Report Proven, ACLU Says Federal Agents Tapping Phones of Protesters Would Be 'Outrageous' Constitutional Violation https://t.co/gE23EyzLt0 "We are headed back to the days of J. Edgar Hoover, and fast. Congress needs to find out exactly what's happening."

Romney shredded for letting Trump have another justice after he voted to remove Trump from office just months ago https://t.co/ddWw6qUgA5

Donald Trump has essentially shot and killed 100s of thousands Americans on 5th Ave, continues to do it every day, and he’s right, his cult doesn’t care. But the rest of US do. In 42 days we will arrest the killer.

Romney chanted black lives matter but will vote for Trump justice who will assuredly roll back every major civil rights law

Senate Republicans who represent 15 million fewer people than Senate Dems rushing to confirm SCOTUS justice 42 days before Nov 3 for president who lost popular vote by 2.9 million, suffered largest midterm election defeat in US history & was impeached





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Climate Change Activists Protest to Stop Construction of Connecticut Fracked Gas Power Plant

Ben Martin talks about the car caravan protest being organized on June 5 which will circle the Connecticut headquarters of the Department of Energy...

Eric Holt-Gimenez: Change the Food System and Everything Else Follows

Eric Holt-Gimenez, agroecologist, economist and food sovereignty activist, discusses the capitalist nature of the global food system and argues that to change it we...

My rant in the face of Trump’s criminal insanity

Richard Hill goes ballistic on the negligent homicide of the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Why the US Economy and Healthcare Systems were Sitting Ducks for COVID-19

Dr. Jack Rasmus, professor of economics at St. Mary's College, explains how the neoliberal economic model made the US a sitting duck for an...

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