Monday, December 15, 2008

Tonight on Counterpoint, Hosted by Scott Harris

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm.
  • Alison Des Forges of Human Rights Watch who discusses the ongoing carnage in the African nation of Congo and why this human tragedy is not covered in the U.S. press.
  • Dave Lindorff, author and journalist who looks at the prospect for a bailout of the U.S. auto industry and the future prospects of the labor movement in this moment of severe economic crisis.
  • 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 legal case for criminal prosecution of Bush administration officials for sanctioning torture -- and closing the U.S. Guantanamo Bay detention Center.
  • Luis Valenzuela of the Long Island Immigrant Alliance who examines the series of hate crimes targeting immigrants, including Marcello Lucenro who was recently beaten to death by teen agers, in Suffolk County N.Y.
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