CounterSpin

CounterSpin is the weekly radio program of FAIR, the national progressive media watch group.

https://fair.org/counterspin/

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Alex Main on Bolivia Coup, Carol Anderson on Voter Suppression


To the extent the Bolivian coup story's being told, it's being told too late. But CounterSpin listeners learned in real time.


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‘Trump’s Troops Are Breaking the Law and Creating Chaos’ - CounterSpin interview with Marjorie Cohn on Portland secret police


"There are lawsuits being filed in support of the real power, and that is the power of the people."


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Marjorie Cohn on Portland Secret Police


Militarized federal agents have been deployed with a mission reflected in Defense Secretary Mark Esper's comment that city streets are a "battlespace," filled with what Homeland Security Acting Chief Chad Wolf called "violent mobs."


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Diane Yentel on Eviction Crisis, Lisa Graves on USPS Under Attack


We’re looking at 20 to 28 million people facing eviction between now and September. Making folks homeless in a pandemic is just a flashpoint of this country's affordable housing crisis.


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‘Hate Speech and Disinformation Flow on Facebook’ - CounterSpin interview with Jessica González on Facebook's promotion of hate


"There's a real question over whether Facebook is just too damn powerful, and whether we need further regulatory and legislative interventions to hold this company accountable to the people."


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Brenda Choresi Carter on the Power of Sheriffs, Gordon Mosser on Medicare for All & Covid-19


A conversation that excludes sheriffs from talk of police abolition and/or reform is missing a critical element.


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Jessica González on Facebook’s Promotion of Hate


Facebook has accommodated Donald Trump, allowing him to post false, incendiary and racist comments that would get another person sanctioned.


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 2020-07-03  27m
 
 

Jim Naureckas on Covid’s Preventable Nightmare, Clare Garvie on Police Facial Recognition


Trump's bizarre delusions on Covid-19 aren't just bats in his attic; they've driven a response that is nothing short of disastrous.


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 2020-06-26  28m
 
 

Ezra Young on Supreme Court LGBT Ruling


A historic Supreme Court ruling declared that Title VII of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 does in fact make it illegal for employers to discriminate against a worker because of their sexual orientation or their transgender status.


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 2020-06-19  28m
 
 

Maritza Perez on Overpolicing & Drugs, Remington Gregg on Corporate Immunity


Overpolicing and violent policing have much to do with the so-called war on drugs, which serves as a pretext for the harassment of individuals and entire communities of black and brown people.


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 2020-06-12  28m