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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE...

who helped make our 25th anniversary with Jeremy Scahill a success!

For those who missed the event, or were there and really wanted to fully absorb its import, here it is in video

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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 Sept. 19, 2012 for week ending Sept. 28, 2012

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"But now we're here a year later, we understand that holding ground is not the most important thing, but it's the community outreach. It's going to foreclosure court hearings to try to get the courts to stop these foreclosures. It's to try to hold accountable Bank of America and all these big banks for predatory lending practices."

– Interview with Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army colonel on the Occupy Wall Street movement




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In Anti-Islam Film Uproar, Militant Groups Exploit Decades-old Grievances Against U.S.

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Interview with Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report, conducted by Scott Harris

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On the date that marked the 11th year since the 2001 al Qaeda terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C., U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, along with three other Americans were killed when militants attacked the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. The protests in Libya and elsewhere that led to the assault on the U.S. Benghazi diplomatic compound were provoked by anger at a crude online film trailer that mocks and insults Islam’s holiest prophet Muhammad. The filmmaker appears to be a Coptic Christian man living in the U.S., who has a felony criminal conviction for bank fraud.  Story continues

Court Ruling Challenges U.S. Government’s Right to Indefinitely Detain Terrorist Suspects and Supporters

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Interview with Marjorie Cohn, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and past president of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris

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Ever since President Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act on December 31st 2011, civil liberties activists have raised the alarm about several of the legislation’s provisions. Section 1021 of the NDAA empowers the current, and all future presidents, to indefinitely imprison U.S. citizens and non-citizens who were part of or “substantially supported al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forces that are engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners." Persons accused under this provision can be held by the U.S. military indefinitely or transferred to any nation in the world, without charge, trial or access to an attorney.  Story continues

On 1st Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street Movement, Activists Block Business as Usual in New York's Financial District

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Interview with Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army colonel, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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An estimated 1,000 activists gathered Sept. 17 in lower Manhattan to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, which first began with a handful of protesters camping out in Zuccotti Park, not far from the New York Stock Exchange. Within a few months, the New York City protest had blossomed into a global movement against economic inequality and unchecked corporate power, with occupations in more than 600 communities in the U.S. and nearly 100 abroad.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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