Counterspin http://kunm.org en Yousaf Butt on Iran, Mary Bottari on Fix the Debt http://kunm.org/post/yousaf-butt-iran-mary-bottari-fix-debt <p>Tue. 3/19 8:30a: The<strong> </strong>Washington Post is again suggesting that Iran is expanding its nuclear program. This time, they say Iran is attempting to import magnets for use in uranium centrifuges. But is the story credible? And how does it play alongside the US’s latest National Intelligence Estimate? We'll talk with Yousaf Butt, physicist and scientist-in-residence at the Monterey Institute for International Studies.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 20:20:42 +0000 LeeMerrill 26555 at http://kunm.org Yousaf Butt on Iran, Mary Bottari on Fix the Debt Imara Jones on State of the Union, Dave Zirin on 'Game Over' http://kunm.org/post/imara-jones-state-union-dave-zirin-game-over-0 <p>Tue. 2/19 8.30a:&nbsp;<span style="background-color: rgb(230, 230, 230); color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 17px; line-height: 24px;">Corporate media read calls for a focus on economic growth and investment in Barack Obama's State of the Union address as a sign he was "closing out the politics of austerity."&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:47:21 +0000 LeeMerrill 25243 at http://kunm.org Imara Jones on State of the Union, Dave Zirin on 'Game Over' Scott Nova on Bangladesh factory fire, Maurice Carney on Congo http://kunm.org/post/scott-nova-bangladesh-factory-fire-maurice-carney-congo <p><span style="background-color: rgb(230, 230, 230); color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 17px; line-height: 24px;">Tue. 12/04 8.30a: &nbsp;A fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh kills over 100 workers just as TV networks go wall to wall with coverage of bargain frenzied Black Friday shopping.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:13:23 +0000 LeeMerrill 22046 at http://kunm.org Scott Nova on Bangladesh factory fire, Maurice Carney on Congo Yousef Munayyer on Gaza, Amy Goodman on ‘The Silenced Majority’ http://kunm.org/post/yousef-munayyer-gaza-amy-goodman-silenced-majority <p>Tue. 11/27 8.30a:&nbsp; In the past six years, Israel has invaded Lebanon in 2006, Gaza in 2008, and it is now pounding Gaza with drone missiles and artillery. With a seeming strategy of occupation, colonization and war, many are wondering where this ends. We’ll talk to Yousef Munayyer, the director of Washington, D.C.’s Jerusalem Fund, about what happens when the smoke clears in Gaza.</p><p>Also on CounterSpin today, we’ll talk to independent journalist Amy Goodman about her new book, The Silenced Majority, and what she thinks media can–and must–do to serve the public.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:09:41 +0000 LeeMerrill 21746 at http://kunm.org Yousef Munayyer on Gaza, Amy Goodman on ‘The Silenced Majority’ John Sides on debates, Graham Erion on Chevron http://kunm.org/post/john-sides-debates-graham-erion-chevron <p></p><div>Tue. 10/9 8:30a: Do presidential debates actually matter? TV networks spend days, if not weeks, building up debate drama aren't likely to tackle that issue.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:49:03 +0000 LeeMerrill 19639 at http://kunm.org John Sides on debates, Graham Erion on Chevron Emira Woods on KONY 2012, Mike Elk on Labor Journalism http://kunm.org/post/emira-woods-kony-2012-mike-elk-labor-journalism <p>&nbsp;</p><div>Tue. 3/20 8:30a: &nbsp;The viral video Kony 2012, made by the US based group Invisible Children, calls for military action against African warlord Joseph Kony. It&#39;s been seen by more than 80 million people, AND it&#39;s been criticized for distorting the central African conflict and a paternalistic view toward Africans.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:02:19 +0000 Tristan Clum 10050 at http://kunm.org Emira Woods on KONY 2012, Mike Elk on Labor Journalism The Digital Divide http://kunm.org/post/digital-divide <p>Tue. 12/20 8:30a: Few deny anymore that internet access is becoming critical to taking part in political and economic life. So, what does it matter that research shows that higher proportions of African Americans and Latinos than white people are achieving that access through relatively more affordable smartphones rather than home computers?</p><p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:29:25 +0000 Tristan Clum 5713 at http://kunm.org The Digital Divide