Monday, June 01, 2009

Tonight on COUNTERPOINT with Scott Harris

This week's guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:
  • Greenpeace Senior Campaigner Rolf Skar discusses his group's critique of the Carbon Cap and Trade Climate Bill recently passed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
  • John Feffer Co-Director of Foreign Policy in Focus and Pan Tech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University, examines the motives behind North Korea's recent nuclear detonation and missile tests -- and Washington's reaction.
  • A representative of the group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, FAIR, dissects the New York Times' publishing Pentagon "propaganda" as fact regarding reports on large numbers of former U.S.-held Guantanamo prisoners returning to terrorism or militant activity.
  • Frank Hammer, a retired 32-year veteran employee of General Motors and past president of UAW local 909 in Michigan, discusses GM's bankruptcy, the connection with the nation's flawed health care system and the future of energy efficient low carbon automobile production in the U.S.
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