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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE...

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

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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 Dec. 5, 2012 for week ending Dec. 14, 2012

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"Once the International Criminal Court prosecutor decides that the court has jurisdiction over crimes committed in Palestine, one of the crimes that it could investigate would be the establishment of (Israeli) settlements."

– John Quigley, professor of international and comparative law, Ohio State University, on United Nations General Assembly vote in favor of a nonmember observer state status for Palestine.


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Defying U.S. and Israel, UN Votes to Recognize Palestine as "Nonmember Observer State"

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Interview with John Quigley, professor of international and comparative law, Ohio State University, conducted by Scott Harris

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One week after a cease-fire ended the recent cross-border violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Nov. 21, the Palestinian Authority followed through on their long-standing plan to seek nonmember observer state status in the United Nations General Assembly. The Nov. 29 vote in favor of a new status for Palestine was overwhelming, with 138 in favor, 9 opposed and 41 abstentions. Although the U.S. and Israel had strongly opposed the move, European nations such as France, Italy, Spain, Norway, Denmark and Switzerland all voted yes, while Britain and Germany abstained.  Story continues

Progressive Coalition Draws Line in Sand to Protect Social Safety Net Programs in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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Interview with Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works, conducted by Scott Harris

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With the so-called “fiscal cliff” looming at the end of the year, President Obama and Congress have begun talks that could result in an agreement to avert the congressionally-mandated $500 billion in tax increases and $109 billion in domestic and Pentagon spending cuts that are scheduled to kick in on January 1.  Story continues

Motivated by Concern for her Children's Future, Louisiana Mother of 6 Makes Journey as Climate Change Activist

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Interview with Cherri Foytlin, climate change activist, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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In mid-November, more than a hundred activists gathered at a historically black church in Boston's South End for the New England 350.org convergence to share stories about organizing successes and to discuss the next steps in fighting climate change after the U.S. election. Cherri Foytlin, who lives in south central Louisiana, was one of the speakers at a morning roundtable. She's a small-town journalist, blogger and mother of six children. Her husband works on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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