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8 PM Counterpoint: Scott Harris host. Tonight’s guests:
Heather McGhee, director of the DC Office of the group Demos, discusses the recommendations of the President’s fiscal commission, the conservative push for austerity and Demo’s recently released “Our Fiscal Security” blueprint for deficit reduction.
Arshad Hasan, executive director of the group Democracy for America, assesses the progressive movement’s campaign to pressure the Obama White House and Congress to stand firm against tax cuts for the nation’s wealthiest citizens as negotiations proceed on extending the soon to expire Bush era tax cuts.
Daniel Ellsberg, a former government military analyst who in 1971 leaked the now-famous Vietnam War era “Pentagon Papers” to the press. The documents chronicled the lies and deceit employed by the government to justify U.S. military intervention and escalation in Southeast Asian wars Ellsberg, author of several books including, “Papers on the War,” discusses his unique perspective on the latest WikiLeaks release of U.S. government and military documents. (Interview to be confirmed)
Adrienne Pine, assistant professor of anthropology at American University with a focus on Latin America, discusses the WikiLeaks release of State Dept. cables related to governments in South, Central America and the Caribbean.
Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Visit their web site at www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3 – podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of Counterpoint programs is here.