Monday, November 17, 2008

Tonight on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris

6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris. Tonights guests:
  • Thea Lee, AFL-CIO Policy Director, assesses the options for the incoming Obama administration on international and domestic economic issues - including re-regulating banks, addressing the sub-prime mortgage and credit meltdown and funding a bailout of the U.S. auto industry.
  • Dr. Manning Marable, professor of Public Affairs, Political Science, History and African-American Studies at Columbia University talks about the issues of race and class-- and the unexpected breakthrough seen in the election of Barack Obama.
  • Media Matters for America's National Press Secretary Jioni Palmer discusses his group's documentation of the nationwide network of conservative radio talk show hosts engaged in an all-out effort to foment hate and suspicion of President-elect Barack Obama as part of a right wing echo chamber of smears and falsehoods.
  • Marissa Blaszko or the The Ad Hoc Connecticut December 7th Mobilization Committee discusses the group's BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW! END THE WARS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN! protest march and rally on Sunday, December 7th 2:00 pm at the Hartford, CT State Capitol Building.
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