CounterSpin

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

https://fair.org/category/counterspin/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 28m. Bisher sind 59 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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Ravi Gupta on Vaccine Infrastructure, Murtaza Hussain on Trump’s War on Yemen


The coronavirus crisis highlights the urgent need to reimagine our vaccine infrastructure.


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Julie Hollar on Moving Democrats to the Right, Josh Bivens on Pandemic Unemployment


Blaming the left has been the practice of elite Democrats and their media abettors for decades.


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Steven Rosenfeld on Vote Counting, Rey Fuentes on Rigging the Gig Economy


Even after election 2020, corporate media fail to highlight the break between those who believe in the democratic project and those who do not.


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Special Program on Trump & Immigration


In our final pre-election show,  we use the lens of one issue, immigration, to look back at four years of Trump policy and of coverage.


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Mitch Jones on Fracking’s Hazards, Matt Sutton on Drug War’s Victims


Corporate media prioritize the supposed "risks" to the electoral prospects of Democrats who call for banning fracking over the prospects for human civilization’s survival.


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 2020-10-23  28m
 
 

Lisa Graves on the Story Behind Amy Coney Barrett


Understanding how we got to this place requires looking behind the curtain of the "partisan tug of war" narrative corporate media present every day, to see how a powerful minority in this country manages to use public institutions to do unpopular things.


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 2020-10-16  27m
 
 

Mary McCord on Unlawful Militias, Chip Gibbons on Assange Extradition


Unlawful militias manage to be part of the political landscape while somehow escaping rigorous media scrutiny.


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 2020-10-09  28m
 
 

Steve Wamhoff on Trump and Taxes


Steve Wamhoff, director of federal tax policy at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, discusses the takeaways from Trump's taxes.


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 2020-10-02  27m
 
 

Laura Flanders on Journalism of Engagement


Laura Flanders, the original host of CounterSpin and the former director of the Women's Desk at FAIR, practices a kind of journalism that's meant to encourage engagement, not just in the stories it tells, but in the people who tell them. 


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 2020-09-25  28m
 
 

Antonia Juhasz on the End of Oil


While we welcome the demise of an oil industry that does such harm, we have to remember that a creature can do tremendous damage in its death throes, and that a better way forward isn't guaranteed, unless we fight for it.


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 2020-09-18  27m