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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 Aug. 15, 2012 for week ending Aug. 24, 2012

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"President Obama has not unequivocally stated that the U.S. would not support a military attack by Israel on Iran. If (he) is silent and does not say 'We will not support Israel,' then his silence will be interpreted by Netanyahu as in agreement. The only hope we have is that Obama will say, clearly, we will not follow you into war."

– Leah Bolger, president of Veterans for Peace, on increasing intelligence reports that Israel could attack Iran before the Nov. 6 election and and congressional viewpoints that action should be taken against Iran.


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Israel Poised to Launch Pre-U.S. Election Attack on Iran

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Interview with Leah Bolger, retired U.S. Navy Commander and current president of Veterans for Peace, conducted by Scott Harris

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As the Nov. 6 U.S. presidential and congressional election approaches, speculation is running high that Israel may view the next three months as the best time to initiate an airstrike targeting Iran’s nuclear research facilities. For years now, the U.S., Israel and NATO member nations have ratcheted up pressure on the Islamic Republic to halt its enrichment of uranium and other research that Western nations charge is part of Iran’s goal of building nuclear weapons capability. Iran has long maintained that their uranium enrichment program is designed solely for civilian energy purposes.  Story continues

Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining Divides Communities Over Jobs and the Environment

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Interview with Dr. Dan Doyle, physician with the New River Health Association, serving Fayette County, W. Va., conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Tensions are rising in the coal fields of southern Appalachia, as more militant – though nonviolent – protests are being staged to end mountaintop removal coal mining, and the demand for coal and its availability in the region is declining. In West Virginia, even some pro-coal officials estimate that the coal industry will play out in the state over the next 20 years, although vast amounts will remain accessible in the American West for much longer.  Story continues

Transform Now Plowshares Disarmament Action Targets Oak Ridge Nuclear Weapons Facility

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Interview with Leonard Eiger, media and outreach coordinator with Disarm Now Plowshares, conducted by Scott Harris

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On July 28, three activists with the anti-nuclear weapons Plowshares movement entered the U.S. government’s Y-12 Oak Ridge, Tenn. National Security Complex where weapons grade uranium is stored for America’s nuclear weapons arsenal – the same facility that provided the uranium used to make the first atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945.  Story continues

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