Sunday, December 31, 2006
Saturday, December 30, 2006
Friday, December 29, 2006
Thursday, December 28, 2006
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
- "Despite Chilean Dictator's Death, Fight to Obtain U.S. Documents Related to 1976 Assassination Continues." Interview with Peter Kornbluh, senior analyst with the National Security Archive,conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Bush Signs Federal Legislation Expanding Power to Declare Martial Law." Interview with Frank Morales, writer and activist,conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Governors of California and Florida Impose Moratorium on Executions by Lethal Injection." Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, December 25, 2006
8:00 p.m. - Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris
- Former CIA analyst David MacMichael takes a critical look at the Bush administration's possilbe plan to increase (or surge) U.S. troop levels in Iraq.
- Nii Akuetteh, executive director of Africa Action discusses the continuing genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan and the U.S. role in stalling the deployment of a U.N. protective force to the region.
- SPECIAL YEAR END 1 HOUR PROGRAM: Journalist David Lindorff and Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Barbara Olshansky speak about their book, "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office."
An archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free at www.whiterosesociety.org Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Technorati tags: WPKN, Iraq, David Lindorff, impeachment, Darfur
Sunday, December 24, 2006
Saturday, December 23, 2006
Friday, December 22, 2006
Thursday, December 21, 2006
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
- "Iraq Study Group Recommendations Won't End War and Occupation." Interview with Nancy Lessin, cofounder of Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Pentagon Misinforms National Guard and Reserve Soldiers About Education Benefits." A report on the dispute between the Pentagon and National Guard and Reserve veterans over eligibility for GI Bill education benefits, produced by Melinda Tuhus.
- "Grassroots Impeachment Campaign Launches Drive to Remove Bush and Cheney from Office." Interview with Tim Carpenter, director of Progressive Democrats of America, conducted by Scott Harris.
Monday, December 18, 2006
8:00 p.m. - Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris
- Peter Kornbluh of the National Security Archive discusses the death of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, his rein of terror, U.S. complicity and the effort to release related U.S. secret documents.
- Frank Morales, investigative reporter who talks about legislation President Bush signed into law that allows presidents to more easily declare federal martial law within the U.S.
- Craig Aaron of the group Free Press talks about his group's upcoming National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis, TN - January 12-14.
- Susan Shapiro of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition discusses her group's campaign to deny the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, NY license renewal from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
An archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free at www.whiterosesociety.org Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Technorati tags: WPKN, Pinochet, media reform, martial law, Indian Point
Sunday, December 17, 2006
Saturday, December 16, 2006
Friday, December 15, 2006
Thursday, December 14, 2006
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
5:30 pm - Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
A review of the week's under-reported news stories and this week's interview segments:
- "Will the Bush Administration Bow to Public Pressure on Iraq War Policy?" Interview with Rahul Mahajan, journalist and author, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Latin American Left Continues to Win Electoral Victories." Interview with Laura Carlson, director of the International Relations Center's America's program, conducted by Scott Harris.
- Interview with Carmen Barroso, director of the International Planned Parenthood Federation's Western Hemisphere Region, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, December 11, 2006
- Nancy Lessin, of the group Military Families Speak Out, who critiques the recently released recommendations of the Iraq Study Group.
- Antonia Juhasz, visiting scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of, "The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time," discusses the Iraq Study Group's explicit recommendation to privatize Iraq's vast oil reserves and invite foreign multinational's investment and control of its oil industry.
- Sam Pitzzigati, editor of "Too Much Magazine," looks at growing income inequality in the the U.S. and how the incoming Democratic Party controlled Congress could effectively address this major issue.
- Tim Carpenter, national director of Progressive Democrats of America, talks about the nation-wide coalition that is now organizing a grassroots campaign to impeach President George W. Bush.
A complete archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free at www.whiterosesociety.org. Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine.
Sunday, December 10, 2006
Saturday, December 09, 2006
Friday, December 08, 2006
Thursday, December 07, 2006
Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Tuesday, December 05, 2006
- "Court-Ordered Documents Detail Pentagon Spying on U.S. Anti-War Groups." Interview with Caroline Fredrickson, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Protest at U.S. Military-Training School Builds Campaign to Close School of the Americas/WHINSEC." Interview with Joao da Silva, communications coordinator with the School of the Americas Watch, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
- "18,000 Missing Ballots in Florida's 13th District Underscore Flaws in Electronic Voting System." Interview with Holly Jacobson, co-director of the group Voter Action, conducted by Scott Harris.
Monday, December 04, 2006
- Author and commentator Rahul Mahajan assesses the deteriorating situation in Iraq and the policy debate in Washington.
- Daniel Smith, retired Colonel and Vietnam veteran who currently serves as the Senior Fellow on Military Affairs with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, discusses the recent passage of a bill that expands presidential power to declare martial law.
- Laura Carlsen, director of the International Relations Center's Americas Program in Mexico City, talks about the ongoing dispute over the legitimacy of Mexico's presidential election, conflict in Oaxaca and the left's electoral victories across Latin America.
- Keith Rodgerson, member of Bridgeport, CT's City Council discusses his proposal for reforming the process of selecting the critical position of Council President.
Sunday, December 03, 2006
- Author and commentator Rahul Mahajan.
- Daniel Smith, retired Colonel and Vietnam veteran.
- Laura Carlsen, director of the International Relations Center's Americas Program in Mexico City.
- Keith Rodgerson, member of Bridgeport, CT's City Council.
- Caroline Fredrickson, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office.
- Joao da Silva, communications coordinator with the School of the Americas Watch.
- Holly Jacobson, co-director of the group Voter Action.
- Eric Lichter - independent recording artist, producer, and owner of Dirt Floor Studios here in CT.
- Rod Washburn - local independent singer-song writer, lap-steel player
- Rolla - local independent artists, who have become regulars on Organic Radio
- Charles Clover, author of End of the Line
- Special Education expert and author Richard Lavoie, author of It Is So Much Work to be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success.
- Jonathan Kircsh, author of A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization
- Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield
- Authors David Weisman and Melissa Painter talk about their photo journal biography "Edie: Girl on Fire."
Saturday, December 02, 2006
Friday, December 01, 2006
About the performers: A blues and folk artist from Stratford, CT, MELISSA MULLIGAN began her love affair with performing at the young age of nine. Most recently she was voted "Best Singer-Songwriter" in the Fairfield Weekly's annual reader's poll. Tonight, she will be performing with BILL BLUE. SUZANNE VICK has been honing her vocal and songwriting skills for as long as she can remember. Also from Stratford, GLORIETTA is finding their way onto the Connecticut acoustic indie radar. DYLAN CONNOR is a singer-songwriter in the tradition of Elvis Costello, Elliot Smith and Jeff Buckley. A pop troubadour with an adept sense of melody and engaging lyrical style, Connor embraces the notion of Rock 'n Roll as a grass roots art and pursues his passion with fervor & conviction. BILL CARLTON "has spent the last decade impressing audiences all over the Northeast. Influenced by Shawn Colvin, similar to John Mayer, and evoking Dave Matthews in his shows, Bill remains brilliantly unique". Representing New Haven, singe-songwriter MIKE THOMPSON has been in the music scene for over ten years. "Those who come to see Mike perform will leave remembering his honest lyrics that no doubt speak the truth". Technorati tags: WPKN, WPKM, Bridgeport, New London, radio, Montauk
Thursday, November 30, 2006
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
- "Human Rights Groups File War Crimes Charges in Germany Against Rumsfeld, Gonzalez and Others." Interview with Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Mexican Government Fears Spread of Oaxaca Civil Society Uprising." Interview with Jonathan Treat, journalist living in Mexico, Oaxaca, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "NOW Challenges Bush Appointment of Anti-Contraception Doctor to Head Federal Family Planning Office." Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, November 27, 2006
8:00 p.m. - Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris
- Caroline Frederickson of the ACLU, assesses the U.S. government's surveillance of antiwar and progressive activist groups as related documents under the Freedom of Information Act are released.
- Rostam Pourzal of the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran talks about the Bush administration's post-election policy towards Iran and the odds of a U.S. military strike on Tehran.
- Lowell Finley, co-director of Voter Action, examines the election day flaws leading to 18,000 missing votes in Florida's 13th Congressional district, where Democrat Christine Jennings was narrowly beaten by a margin of only 373 votes by Republican Vern Buchanan.
- Jonathan Simon, of the group Election Defense Alliance, discusses his group's call for an investigation into the 2006 election results after analysis of national exit polling data indicated a major undercount of Democratic votes and an overcount of Republican votes in congressional races across the country.
Sunday, November 26, 2006
Saturday, November 25, 2006
Friday, November 24, 2006
Thursday, November 23, 2006
Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
- "Israeli Massacre of 19 Civilians in Gaza Spurs Movement Toward a New Palestinian Unity Government." Interview with Nadia Hijab, senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
- "Gates to Replace Rumsfeld at Pentagon as Iraq Continues to Burn." Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst and senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Election Message to Democrats: Stop the War, End the Corruption, Hold Bush Accountable." Interview with Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, conducted by Scott Harris.
Monday, November 20, 2006
- Michael Ratner, president of Center for Constitutional Rights talks about his group's efforts to bring war crimes charges against outgoing Sec. of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and others in the Bush administration.
- Jodie Evans, co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace discusses a new national coaltion that is organizing a campaign to pressure Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against President George W. Bush.
- Author Maxine Hong Kingston and editor of the book, "Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace" discusses her most recent book and the role of veterans in peace movements past and present.
- Activists from Oaxaca, Mexico describe the revolutionary actions of the civil society movement mobilizing to remove the state's repressive governor.