Monday, July 13, 2009
Tonight July 13 on Counterpoint with Scott Harris
Counterpoint, hosted by heard every Monday from 8 to 10 pm 1) Jim Lyons, Vice President for Policy and Communications with Oxfam America, discusses the just concluded G-8 Summit meeting and the failure of industrial and developing nations to agree on targets for reducing greenhouse gasses that cause global climate change. 2) Hector Perla, Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies University of California, Santa Cruz -- looks at the ongoing negotiations to restore democratically elected President of Honduras Manuel Zelaya to power, who was deposed by a coup on June 28th. 3) John Isaacs, Executive Director/ President, Council for a Livable World; Executive Director Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation assesses talks in Moscow between Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvdev to reduce the U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals. 4) John F. Wasik, talks about his new book, "The Cul-De-Sac Syndrome: Turning Around the Unsustainable American Dream," which takes a critical look at -- and rethinks the single family home and resulting suburban sprawl. An archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free at www.whiterosesociety.org Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Visit their web site at http://www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3 - podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts.
Posted by Tony Ernst at 12:00 AM