Monday, December 01, 2008

Tonight on Counterpoint, Hosted by Scott Harris

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm.
  • Marjorie Cohn, president of the National Lawyers Guild and a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she teaches criminal law and procedure, evidence, and international human rights law, discusses the major human rights issues, and deciding the future of the U.S. Guantanamo Bay detention Center, that Obama administration will confront when taking office in January.
  • Independent journalist Dahr Jamail, who reported from the streets of Iraq for eight months beginning in 2003, assesses the Status of U.S. Forces Agreement recently approved by the Iraqi parliament -- and the reality on the ground in that war torn nation.
  • Kim Bobo, executive director of Interfaith Worker Justice and author of the book, "Wage Theft In America," examines the widespread abuse and exploitation of U.S. workers that is rarely addressed by the government or the corporate media.
  • Henry Lowendorf, chair of the Greater New Haven Peace Council, talks about the upcoming conference, "Fulfilling the Promise: The Universal Declaration at 60," which is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The gathering, Saturday, Dec. 6th - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT, will feature a keynote speech by Rep. John Conyers Jr. of Michigan.
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