Monday, August 31, 2009

Counterpoint with Scott Harris - Monday August 31 - 8pm

1) Medea Benjamin co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange, talks about why the peace movement appears to be absent in opposing ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2) Maryland psychiatrist Carol Paris, a member of Physicians for a National Health Plan, talks about where she sees the health care reform debate going across the nation and on Capital Hill.

3) Kim Ives editor with Haiti Progres newspaper, a documentary filmmaker and activist with the Haiti Support Network talks about the emerging Haiti student protest movement and the struggle for an increase in the minimum wage.

 4) Anurima Bhargava is Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund talks about a federal district court decision upholding the University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) consideration of race in student admissions. 

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Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday on WPKN 89.5 FM,Bridgeport, CT and WPKM 88.7 FM Montauk, NY between 8:00-10:00 pm ET. Webstreaming at

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