Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm ET.
Joanne Landy and Thomas Harrison, co-directors of the Campaign for
Peace and Democracy, discuss the decisions that President Obama must
soon make on the direction of U.S. policy in the Afghan war -- and how
his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize may effect a move toward further
escalation of the conflict.
2) Jane Hamsher, founder and publisher of the online news site FireDogLake.com
and author of the best selling book, "Killer Instinct," talks about
where Congressional debate on healthcare reform is headed, and the role
conservative Democrats will play in the outcome of a Senate vote on
cloture needed to avoid a Republican fillibuster.
Cooney, a writer and anthropologist, explains why he believes
Republican Party legislators have broken the law by traveling to
Honduras to provide support for the illegal government installed by a
coup there in June.
4) Martin Stolar, the attorney
representing Elliot Madison, a man arrested by the FBI for his role in
coordinating a communications network for protesters at the recent Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh, using text messaging like Twitter, talks about what's at stake int the case for civil liberties.
An archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free atwww.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.
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