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Counterpoint September 17, 2018

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Many Counterpoint interviews are excerpted for broadcast on the nationally syndicated “Between The Lines” radio newsmagazine at Btlonline.org

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns Lack of Federal Protection for Minority Voting Rights

Interview with LaShawn Warren, senior vice president of campaigns and programs with The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, conducted by Scott Harris

String of Sexual Assault Charges Upends GOP Defense of SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh

Interview with Marge Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program with People For the American Way, 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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Elmer "Bong" Labog talks about the murderous regime of Philippines President Rodrigo Dutertre.

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David Rovics talks about his new podcast project, a 5-minute weekly musical commentary on history and current events. He'll also discuss the state of...

Special Feature

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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Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke can't stop being cool and relatable. https://t.co/x4xWTMaOER via @HuffPostPol
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PRETTY SLIMY - a harbinger of more disgusting antics in a Trump-Kavanaugh era?
Kavanaugh ally Ed Whelan placed on leave after slimiest of Kavanaugh defenses goes wrong https://t.co/9QhlWfVVPn
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#CancelKavanaugh Protests Break Out in Capitol: Activists taking a stand against #BrettKavanaughSupremeCourt nomination. Stay tuned for a national walkout by Women’s rights organizations to support women who've come forward to accuse nominee of abuse (via https://t.co/aoL6uCGqT7)

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The Fight to Save SCOTUS – and a report on grassroots election activism in...

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...

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...

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