Monday, April 13, 2009

Tonight on COUNTERPOINT with Scott Harris

This week's guests on
Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:

  • Discussion of the recently released International Committee of theRed Cross report on abuse and torture of U.S.- held detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval base detention center and elsewhere around the world. Guest to be announced.
  • Katie Robbins, Assistant National Coordinator, Healthcare-NOW,discusses her group's campaign to win passage of national single-payer healthcare legislation, known as the National Health Insurance Act (HR676).
  • Seth Adler, conference coordinator of Left Forum, talks about the gathering of progressive intellectuals and activists from around the world (formerly known at the Socialist Scholars Conference.) This year's conference takes place April 17-19 at Pace University in New York City.
  • Jorge Mujica, leader of the March 10th Coalition of Chicago, which organized the May Day street protest of 1 million people in 2006, discusses President Obama's intention to legislate comprehensive immigration reform.

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