Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT between 8:00-10:00pm ET, Webstreaming and audio archive at http://archives.wpkn.org
Economist and writer, David Korten is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, the founder and president of The People-Centered Development Forum and co-chair of the New Economy Working Group. He is the author of numerous books, including, “Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth” and “When Corporations Rule the World.” David will discuss the Occupy Wall Street movement’s goal of re-shaping the U.S. economy — and a practical guide for doing so that he’s been working on for decades.
Richard Eskow a former Wall Street executive and write now working with the Campaign for America’s Future, examines the policy positions of the GOP presidential candidates related to wealth, class and income inequality –he’ll also discuss the Obama administration’s recently opened investigation into bank mortgage fraud and other abuses in the financial sector.
Theresa Moran, a writer with the publication Labor Notes, discusses her coverage of the Indiana legislature’s passage — and Gov. Mitch Daniel’s signing of the state’s “Right to Work” law — and the response by unions locally and nationally with the spotlight on the Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
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