Brian Mann

Reporter for North Country Public Radio

Brian Mann appears in the following:

Some Left-Wing Protesters Were Ready To Trade Blows In Charlottesville

Thursday, August 17, 2017

When neo-Nazis and white power activists streamed into Charlottesville, Va., they were met by crowds of angry counterprotesters. Some were from the group that calls itself Antifa.


President Trump Refers To Counter-Protesters As The 'Alt-Left'

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Donald Trump lumped the protestors who objected to the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., in with counter-protesters.


After Charlottesville, White Supremacists Encounter Mainstream Resistance

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

White supremacists and alt-right activists have long pushed for mainstream acceptance. In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., their racist ideology is encountering mainstream resistance.


Trump Supporter: 'He Called For Unity, I Never Saw Obama Call For Unity'

Monday, August 14, 2017

The White House tweaked its reaction to the events in Charlottesville, Va., saying the president condemns white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups. Trump supporters are reacting.


Rural Trump Supporters Back His Comments On Charlottesville

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The White House tweaked its reaction to the events in Charlottesville, Va. President Trump was criticized for suggesting the bigotry had come from "many sides." Supporters blame the left for violence.


Amid Russia Scandals, Conservative Media Provides Air Cover For President Trump

Friday, July 28, 2017

"Trump voters are never going to fall for this collusion story and are never going to buy into this notion that the Russians rigged it with Trump," said talk radio host Rush Limbaugh this week.


Conservative Media Express Outrage Over Republican Health Care Failure

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Conservative media are reacting to the failure of the GOP's latest health care plan with outrage and disappointment. The Republican bill was effectively blocked on Monday night when two more GOP senators came out in opposition to it.


Militant Right-Wing Activists Protest Religious Community With Peaceful History

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A small enclave of mostly African-American Muslim families have become a fixation for right-wing groups who claim it's used as a terrorist training camp. But neighbors say they're friendly people.


New York State Trooper Killed After Responding To Domestic Dispute

Monday, July 10, 2017

A suspect is identified as Justin Walters, an active duty Army infantryman stationed at Fort Drum. Walters' wife was found dead at the scene.


Canadians Celebrate Nation's 150th Anniversary

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Canadians celebrate their country's 150th birthday at a time when America's neighbor to the north is seeking a bigger role in the world on issues like climate change, human rights, and refugees.


'March Against Sharia' Meets Opposition in Syracuse, New York

Saturday, June 10, 2017

A conservative lobbying group called Act for America has organized what it calls a nationwide "March Against Sharia" in some 19 states. One of the marches raised tensions in Syracuse, N.Y.


Trump Looks To Renegotiate NAFTA With Canada

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Donald Trump's tough stance on trade with Canada has some U.S. businesses worrying and others celebrating. Some are surprised at the focus on Canada as Trump begins NAFTA negotiations.


New York Approves Reforms To Keep Juvenile Offenders Out Of Adult Prisons

Monday, April 10, 2017

New York State has approved reforms that will keep thousands of teenagers out of adult courts and adult correctional facilities.


New York's Solitary Confinement Overhaul Gets Pushback From Union

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Several states across the U.S. are curbing their use of solitary confinements in prison. But in New York, corrections officers say it's a necessary tool to keep the guards and prisons safe.


Canadians Divided Over Flood Of Refugees

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Canada has extended a broad welcome to refugees from around the world, including those who left the U.S. after losing hope of gaining asylum. But now more Canadians say it's time to close the door.


Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.


A Winter's Storm In March Means A Morning Skiing The Glades

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Glades are steep, wooded trails, sort of a cross between a cross-country route and the downhill slopes you find at groomed ski areas. For glade skiers, recent deep snow was a blast of winter joy.


Rural America Supported Trump But Will His Policies Support Them?

Monday, February 06, 2017

Donald Trump won the White House with huge backing from small town America and those who felt left behind. Now that he's president, can Trump help them for the next four years and beyond?


Mosque Shooting Inspires Support For Canada's Muslim Community

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Officials have arrested a university student in Quebec City and charged him with 11 counts of murder and attempted murder. Six people were shot to death while praying in a mosque Sunday night.


Quebec Mosque Attack Suspect Charged With Murder

Monday, January 30, 2017

Officials in Quebec have charged a 27-year-old university student in connection with the attack on a mosque that left six people dead and two others in grave condition.