Monday, September 28, 2009

Counterpoint for September 28, 2009 at 8 pm

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris is heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm ET. 

1) Greg Grandin, professor of history at New York University and author of a number of books, most recently, "Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City," talks about the tense situation in Honduras after ousted president Manual Zelaya secretly returned to his country and sought refuge in the Brazilian embassy. 

2) Christopher Martin, professor of journalism at the University of Northern Iowa discusses his research, along with professor Peter Dreier of Occidental College, into the corporate media's dishonest coverage of recent "scandals" involving the community organizing group ACORN.

3) David Swanson, co-founder of the group and Washington director of talks about his new book, "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union."

4) Timothy Karr, Campaign Director with the group Free Press, examines the recent initiative of FCC Chair Julius Genachowski's plan to move toward Net Neutrality by expanding the rules to protect a free and open Internet. 

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