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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

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"How Do We Build A Mass Movement to Reverse Runaway Inequality?" with Les Leopold, author of "Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice,"May 22, 2016, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, 860 11th Ave. (Between 58th and 59th), New York City. Between The Lines' Scott Harris and Richard Hill moderated this workshop. Listen to the audio/slideshows and more from this workshop.





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JEREMY SCAHILL: Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker "Dirty Wars"

Listen to the full interview (30:33) with Jeremy Scahill, an award-winning investigative journalist with the Nation Magazine, correspondent for Democracy Now! and author of the bestselling book, "Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," about America's outsourcing of its military. In an exclusive interview with Counterpoint's Scott Harris on Sept. 16, 2013, Scahill talks about his latest book, "Dirty Wars, The World is a Battlefield," also made into a documentary film under the same title, and was nominated Dec. 5, 2013 for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category.

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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted July 11, 2012 for week ending July 20, 2012

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"(Major financial institutions) were reaping enormous profits from what is basically insider trading. If they can set the rate then they can bet that the rate will be a certain place. There was collusion."

– Truthdig.com's Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer on why the global interest rate-fixing LIBOR scandal is the "Wall Street crime of the century" that makes Bernie Madoff and Enron's Ken Lay look like rank amateurs



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Human Rights Group Calls for an Immediate International Arms Embargo Against Syria's Government

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Interview with Sanjeev Bery, Amnesty International’s advocacy director for the Middle East and North Africa, conducted by Scott Harris

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As escalating violence in Syria moves towards a 17th month, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that the death toll now exceeds 17,000. As pressure mounts for the international community to take action to quell the violence in Syria, the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown signs of distancing itself from its longtime ally in Damascus. Moscow recently announced that it would restrict new arms shipments to Syria, even as it continues to honor past military contracts with the government of President Bashar al-Assad. Russian diplomats also recently met with a delegation of opponents of the Syrian regime, signaling that they may be preparing for a future Syria without Assad.  Story continues

On Behalf of Their Children, Parents' Group Steps Up to Confront Generational Consequences of Climate Change

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Interview with Mark Hertsgaard, journalist and author, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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The year 2012 is on track to be the hottest in recorded history, while high temperatures and drought conditions have been linked to destructive forest fires and other natural disasters that are exactly the kinds of occurrences that climate scientists have predicted will come with global warming.  Story continues

International LIBOR Scandal is Latest Example of Financial Sector’s Culture of Corruption

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Interview with Robert Scheer, author and editor-in-chief of Truthdig.com, conducted by Scott Harris

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The latest scandal to erupt in the world of finance involves the little-known London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR. Data submitted by major banking institutions is collected, calculated and used as a benchmark to determine interest rates for interbank loans, as well as $350 trillion worth of consumer products such as credit cards, private student loans, auto loans and adjustable-rate mortgages. Investigations in the United Kingdom and the U.S. have uncovered evidence that LIBOR interest rates have been intentionally manipulated by banks over a period of years.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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