Monday, September 07, 2009

Counterpoint with Scott Harris: September 14, 2009

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris is heard every Monday at 8 pm

1) Katie Robbins, assistant national coordinator for Health Care-Now! talks about her group's strategy for winning the best health care reform legislation possible in the current confused political environment in Washington and around the nation.

2) Norman Solomon, columnist and author of the book, " War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us to Death," talks about his recent trip to Afghanistan and President Obama's policy of escalating the U.S. war there.

3) Manny Badillo, a 9/11 family member and activist with the group New York City Coalition for Accountability Now (NYC CAN) talks about his group's effort to place a referendum question before New York City voters this November that would establish a local, independent commission with subpoena power which would be tasked with comprehensively re-investigating the 9/11 attacks.

4) Lorelei Kelly, Director, National Securty Program, American Progressive Caucus Policy Foundation assesses the progress of the Obama administration in working toward their stated goal of reducing the number of nuclear weapons - and establishing a new post-cold war foreign policy

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