Monday, May 11, 2009

Tonight on COUNTERPOINT with Scott Harris

This week's guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:
  • Conn Hallinan, an analyst for Foreign Policy in Focus and a journalism instructor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, discusses U.S. policy relating to the unfolding parallel conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  • Rae Abileah, a national organizer with Code Pink Women for Peace, explains how women are uniquely affected by war around the world -- and describes the group's 24-hour Mother's Day festival for moms and children at Lafayette Park across the street from the White House that honored and celebrated women living under occupation.
  • Dr. Margaret Flowers, co-chair of the Maryland branch of the 16,000-member Physicians for a National Health Program talks about why she and 7 other single payer health care advocates were arrested at the May 5th U.S. Senate Finance Committee's Roundtable on the Expansion of Health Insurance Coverage.
  • Mark Colville, part of a 6-member Catholic Worker Peace Team, reports from Egypt on his group's attempt to deliver medical aid to the war weary people of Gaza.
Monday, May 11 at 8:00 PM. An archive ( of Counterpoint programs is accessible for free. Technorati tags: ,