8 PM – 10 PM:
Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris, is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00 – 10:00 pm. Webstreaming and audio archived at wpkn.org
1) Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee discusses his organization’s threat to launch primary campaigns against Congressional Democrats who support President Obama’s proposed benefit cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
2) Michael Hudson, senior editor with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism talks about his group’s groundbreaking investigation: “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze,” that revealed the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts, exposing hidden dealings of politicians, con men and the mega-rich the world over to avoid payment of taxes.
3) Mattea Kramer, a research analyst with the National Priorities Project, co-author of the forthcoming book, A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget, discusses her recent article, “A People’s Budget for Tax Day,” proposing what a genuine people’s budget might look like with genuine military cuts in a less imperial world.
4) Occupy Wall Street activist and writer, Imani Altemus-Williams, discusses her recent WagingNonviolence.org article, “The Struggle to Reclaim Paradise,” which exposes Monsanto’s activities in Hawaii as well as documents the rapidly growing movement to evict the company.
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