Monday, January 19, 2009

Tonight on Counterpoint Hosted by Scott Harris

Counterpoint hosted by Scott Harris, can be heard every Monday night between 8:00-10:00 pm ET on WPKN Radio 89.5 FM, Bridgeport - and WPKM 88.7 FM, Montauk, NY -- or streaming live at
  • Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and author of "War is a Force That Gives us Meaning" and "American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America" examines the human toll resulting from Israel's current military assault in Gaza and the future of U.S. policy towards the Israeli, Palestinian conflict.
  • Mel Goodman, former 20-year CIA analyst, now a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy, discusses the multiple foreign policy crises facing President Barack Obama as he takes the oath of office on January 20th.
  • Reese Erlich, author of "Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Future of Cuba," takes a critical look at America's hostile relationship with Cuba and the prospects for change in Washington's dealings with the communist island nation.
  • Writer and activist Kevin Gray, author of "Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics" and "The Decline of Black Politics: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama" assesses the historic nature of Barack Obama's presidency - and the unfulfilled dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King on the commemoration of would have been the civil rights leader's 80th birthday.
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