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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016
"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," Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 10 a.m.- to 12:15 p.m., Room 8.61, 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.
Can Bernie recreate the Rainbow Coalition?
Kevin Alexander Gray, civil rights and labor organizer, author and commentator,
questions Bernie Sanders' ability to mobilize minority support given his early missteps
and failure to build bridges to marginalized communities before launching his campaign.
Gray also assesses the state of the Black Lives Matter movement and speculates on its
prospects for broadening its agenda to include the full spectrum of progressive. (MP3 audio, 54:14)
Please note: Raw audio, static between 3:50-5:55.
How sustainable is the recent wave of positive change?
Robert Borosage, director of Campaign for America's Future (www.ourfuture.org) addresses the question: Do the recent waves of positive events represent a sea change that will continue to gather momentum? Or are they an anomaly that will be blown away in a blast of right-wing outrage? Interview conducted by Richard Hill. (MP3 audio, 28:49)
Only Activism Can Challenge America's Rigged System to Reverse Inequality and Restore Democracy
Interview with Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former foreign correspondent, editor and Washington Bureau chief for The New York Times (MP3 audio, 21:47)
Hedrick Smith talks about how we can restore democracy, reduce inequality and rebuild the power of the people. He is also author of many books, his latest titled, "Who Stole the American Dream?"
Between The Lines' Coverage of Ralph Nader's Convocation of the American Museum of Tort Reform in Winsted, CT Sept. 26, 2015
Convcation speeches (MP3 audio - 2.5 hours)
Patti Smith's People Have the Power (QuickTime movie-download only (raw video)
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Between The Lines' Coverage of the 2015 Left Forum
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine held a Left Forum panel discussion:
"Successes and Challenges of Human Rights Campaigns for Publicly Financed Health Care in the U.S." on May 30, 2015
Newly added video of the health care panel
Listen to audio of the plenary sessions from the three-day weekend.
"The TPP: Capitalism on Steroids,"
Economics professor Richard Wolff compares socialist and capitalist economic
models, presents a new paradigm for socialist transition and debunks
mainstream pundits' consignment of socialism to the "ash heap of history."
He then deconstructs the argument for so-called "free trade" and
analyzes the threats to working people everywhere and what is left of the
American middle class by the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Interview with
Between The Lines' Richard Hill on May 5, 2015.
"More Lies. More War? The Truth Behind the Iran Nuclear Scare,"
Gareth Porter, award-winning investigative journalist,
deconstructs the web of half-truths and outright deceptions that have tainted the debate over negotiating a peaceful
resolution to the Iran nuclear issue. Interview with Between The Lines' Richard Hill, on April 7, 2015.
"Mentor, Friend and Supporter Danny Schechter Will Be Missed"
Reflections on the extraordinary life of activist, author, news analyst, documentary filmmaker and Between The Lines' friend Danny Schechter, "The News Dissector," who died on Thursday, March 19, 2015
"A Conversation with Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras on Her Documentary Film, 'CITIZEN FOUR'"
Edward Snowden via video link from Moscow joined Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras discussing Poitras' new Academy Award-nominated documentary film, "Citizen Four," at a TimesTalk event Feb. 12, 2015. Listen to an audio recording of the entire one-hour event.
"TECHNO-UTOPIANISM and the Fate of the Earth"
Selected Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine audio recordings from:
The International Forum on Globalization's conference, Oct. 25, 2014, Cooper Union, New York City
"UNSTOPPABLE": Ralph Nader talk, interview July 26, 2014
Listen to Ralph Nader's 75 min. talk and interview about his new book, "Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State" at Barnes and Noble, Milford, Connecticut. Nader makes a compelling case for left-right alliances on majoritarian issues that progressives and conservatives agree on, acknowledging that individuals feel all too often that they are powerless against the big power structure. He notes that issues such as school prayer, reproductive rights and gun control are issues that the power structure depends on to keep the majority divided. The minimum wage, breaking up the big banks, Pentagon audits, health care, campaign finance reform, corporate tax inversions, Net Neutrality, fracking and GMOs are just a few examples of left-right issues discussed with the audience. He says just a fraction of the left and right – working together – can make a huge "unstoppable" political realignment in passing legislation, despite the "ick factor" of working with those whose other views they don't always agree with.
Listen to Ralph Nader's short interview on current events with Scott Harris before the booksigning.
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine was at the Left Forum, May 30 - June 1, 2014, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Audio recordings from the Left Forum here.
PETE SEEGER (1919-2014): "Folk Music's Granddad Plays It Green"
Read a partial interview transcript with Pete Seeger conducted by Between The Lines' Scott Harris on June 5, 1994 and published in E: The Environmental Magazine in December 1994
Listen to the entire 30-minute interview here.
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.
NOAM CHOMSKY: Obama Threat Against Syria Based on Maintaining U.S. 'Credibility'
- Listen to the short version (8:00) of the interview here.
- Listen to the full interview (23:32) with Noam Chomsky here.
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine at the Left Forum, June 7-9, Pace University, New York City
Between The Lines' Left Forum audio coverage (more forthcoming
- A speech by 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein at the opening plenary session of the 2013 Left Forum in New York City, on the conference theme: "Mobilizing for Ecological and Economic Transformation" (28:36)
- A speech by Noam Chomsky provides a global political analysis on this year's Left Forum conference theme "Mobilizing for Ecological/Economic Transformation". Noam Chomsky is a US political theorist and activist, and institute professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Besides being known as the "father of modern linguistics," Chomsky is internationally recognized as one of the most critically engaged public intellectuals alive today.(1:07:06)
- Listen to more audio from other Left Forum workshops here.
SPECIAL AUDIO RECORDING:
Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org talks about the next steps in the climate change campaign
by Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org
, upon receiving the annual Gandhi Peace Award from the New Haven-based group Promoting Enduring Peace
on April 18 in Hamden, CT
Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with "The End of Nature" in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. The group he founded, 350.org, has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. The Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was "probably the country’s most important environmentalist."
SPECIAL AUDIO RECORDING:
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Left Party Coalition, on "Anti-Austerity Politics in Greece, Europe and Beyond"
recorded on Jan. 25, 2013 at The City University of New York, in a program sponsored by CUNY's Center for the Study of Culture, Technology, and Work.
Alexis Tsipras, a member of the Hellenic parliament, president of the Synaspismos political party since 2008, head of the SYRIZA parliamentary group since 2009, and leader of the Opposition since June 2012. SYRIZA currently leads in Greek opinion polls. Listen to the audio here.
Listen to Scott Harris Live on WPKN Radio
Between The Lines' Executive Producer Scott Harris hosts a live,
weekly talk show,
Counterpoint, from which some of Between The Lines'
interviews are excerpted. Listen every Monday evening from 8 to 10 p.m.
EDT at www.WPKN.org
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Counterpoint in its entirety is archived after midnight ET
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"Mentor, Friend and Supporter Danny Schechter Will Be Missed" by Scott Harris, March 27, 2015
"A Travesty of Reporting," by Reginald Johnson, March 22, 2015
"GOP senators defend CIA cannibalism program," by Samuel Schmaltz, Dec. 13, 2014
"Demanding Justice for Michael Brown," by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 25, 2014
"Shut Down a Cold War Relic," by Reginald Johnson, Oct. 7, 2014
"U.S. breaking the law? Who cares?" by Reginald Johnson, Sept. 2, 2014
"Warsaw Ghetto 1943 and Occupied Gaza 2014: No Valid Comparison, but Several Haunting Parallels," by Scott Harris, July 31, 2014
"Drifting Towards War?" by Reginald Johnson, May 23, 2014
"Media on Ukraine: What Happened to Journalism?" by Reginald Johnson, May 2, 2014
"Dismantling the Corporate State," by Reginald Johnson, April 8, 2014
"Talking Tough on Russia," by Reginald Johnson, March 20, 2014
"Those Lying Russians," by Reginald Johnson, March 6, 2014
Glenn Greenwald delivers a keynote address at "A Conference in Defense of Civil Liberties and to End Indefinite Detention" at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain on Dec. 8, 2012.
Glenn Greenwald is a columnist on civil liberties and US national security issues for the Guardian newspaper. He's a former constitutional lawyer, and until 2012 was a contributing writer at Salon.com. Greenwald is the author of "With Liberty and Justice For Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful."
Read his column at The Guardian (UK)
Between The Lines' executive producer Scott Harris conducted an interview with Glenn Greenwald
at the conference.
Noam Chomsky is linguistics and philosophy professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Author of nearly 100 books, Chomsky is one of the world's most widely read progressive dissident intellectuals. He talks about his new book, "Occupy," about the Occupy Wall Street movement and the wider issues of class warfare in the America today.
to this interview
(June 6, 2011)
has been reporting on the OWS movement from its first days in August,
2011. In this April 3, 2012 interview, Richard Hill asks him to assess
the on-going debate in the movement between those espousing a strict
adherence to non-violence principles and practices and those advocating
a 'diversity of tactics', Interview conducted by Richard Hill, WPKN
A compilation of activist and news sites with a progressive point of view
This Week on Between The Lines
Posted Dec. 12, 2012 for week ending Dec. 21, 2012
Will the Slaughter of the Innocents in Newtown Lead to Gun Law Reform in U.S.?
By Scott Harris and Anna Manzo
We produce Between The Lines every week about 25 minutes south of Newtown, Conn., and like people around the world, we were shocked and sickened to hear about the unspeakable slaughter of 20 innocent children and 6 adults that took place Friday at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Read our blog post which includes a variety of articles, featuring both commentary and analysis of the Newtown massacre - including some very powerful personal testimonies from people whose lives were touched by senseless violence and their observations of the lessons we could learn from the children lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
"The fact that the president's power to execute foreign nationals or U.S. citizens in total secrecy and without due process has been so systemically entrenched means that there really is no conceivable end to it. If Barack Obama has the authority to exercise this power, that means the next president, whether Republican or Democrat, would have that authority as well."
– Glenn Greenwald, Guardian (UK) columnist and author of "With Liberty and Justice for Some," on the danger of acquiescing to President Obama's self-declared power to order targeted assassinations.
Listen to the entire program using these links, or to individual
interviews via the links appearing prior to each segment description
Interview with Glenn Greenwald, author and Guardian (UK) newspaper columnist, conducted by Scott Harris
As a U.S. senator running for president in 2007 and 2008, Barack Obama pledged to end indefinite detention and the rendition of terrorism suspects to other countries, where they often were tortured. The former constitutional law professor also promised to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As he campaigned four years ago, Obama vowed to govern the country differently than George W. Bush, respecting the separation of powers and not acting unilaterally to extend the power of the executive branch.
Interview with Jamie Henn, communications director with 350.org, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Bill McKibben, the author of a dozen books about the environment and founder of the grassroots climate change campaign group 350.org, just completed a 21-city tour focused on applying pressure on colleges and universities to divest their portfolios of fossil fuel stocks. McKibben’s “Do the Math Tour” was based on his article in Rolling Stone magazine last summer that explained that no more than 20 percent of the known reserves of coal, oil and natural gas can be extracted and burned if we are to limit the warming of the earth's atmosphere to no more than two degrees Celsius. That's the amount above which scientists predict life on Earth will be dramatically disrupted.
Interview with Frank Hammer, retired United Auto Workers union activist and contributor to Labor Notes magazine, conducted by Scott Harris
In the latest assault on labor rights in the U.S., the state of Michigan’s legislature has passed so-called, “right to work” legislation, which allows workers represented by a union in the public and private sector to opt out of paying union dues. Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, has vowed to sign the bill into law, maintaining the measure is pro-worker and will attract jobs to the state. The corporate-backed drive in Michigan is seen by the labor movement as part of a coordinated attack against unions that was launched last year against public employee’s collective bargaining rights in the states of Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana.
This week’s summary of under-reported news
Compiled by Bob Nixon
- Even before the recent Israeli military assault on Gaza, scarce water resources in the West Bank and Gaza were stoking Israeli-Palestinian tensions with charges of water favoritism and mismanagement. ("Could water refresh the region," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 14, 2012)
- The Obama administration and Pentagon officials are considering asking Congress for authority to pursue Islamic militants in Mali and nearby African countries including: Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Algeria. ("Terror fight shifts to Africa," Wall Street Journal, Dec. 7, 2012; "American commander details al-Qaeda’s strength in Mali," New York Times, Dec. 3, 2012; "West Africa: ECOWAS brainstorms on deployment in Mali," AllAfrica.com, Dec. 7, 2012)
- Phoenix real estate investor Jim Shee was never stopped by police until his 70th birthday. ("Asian-American says Latinos not the only ones hit by SB 1070," Arizona Republic, Nov. 25, 2012)
John Quigley: Defying U.S. and Israel, UN Votes to Recognize Palestine as "Nonmember Observer State"
Alex Lawson: Progressive Coalition Draws Line in Sand to Protect Social Safety Net Programs in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
Cherri Foytlin: Motivated by Concern for her Children's Future, Louisiana Mother of 6 Makes Journey as Climate Change Activist
Cindy and Craig Corrie: Slain Peace Activist Rachel Corrie's Parents Reflect on Gaza Visit Just Before Recent Cross-Border Violence
Joe Lovett: Facing Lawsuit, Patriot Coal Company Agrees to Phase Out Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
David Bacon: Nationwide Walmart Workers' Strike Defies Retail Giant's Anti-Union Intimidation Tactics
Phyllis Bennis: Israeli Occupation and Blockade is Root Cause of Gaza Conflict
Max Richtman: Labor, Progressive Groups Call on Obama to Protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid During "Fiscal Cliff" Negotiations
Pablo Benson-Silva: Occupy Sandy Relief Effort Connects Dots Between Wall Street Greed and Nation's Climate Change Paralysis
Bill Fletcher Jr.: After Delivering Critical Votes for Obama and Democrats, Labor Now Moves on Post-Election Agenda
Republican "War on Women" Provokes Backlash at Polls and Key Victories
for Progressive Candidates
Sally Bingham: California Launches Landmark Cap-and-Trade Program with Auction of Greenhouse Gas Pollution Permits
John Nichols: Progressive Gains in U.S. Senate Defy Pundits' Declaration of "Status Quo" Election
Nick Nyhart: In Wake of Record-Breaking Spending in 2012 Election Campaign, Public May be Ready to Demand Reform
Joy Gordon: Iran's Civilians Bear Brunt of International Sanctions
Frederick Clarkson: The Christian Right's Prominent Role in GOP Exposed by Their Candidates' Extremist Views on "Rape"
Daniel Kessler: In Aftermath of Devastating "Frankenstorm" Climate Change Group Launches Divestment Campaign Against Fossil Fuel Industry
Eric Boehlert: Media Focus on Election Polls and Gaffes Crowd Out Substantive Coverage of Critical Issues
Judy Bello: Code Pink Delegation in Pakistan Stands in Solidarity with U.S. Drone Attack Victims
Diana Buttu and Saleh Abdal Jawad: Testimony Before Russell Tribunal Focuses on U.S., U.N. Role in Israel's 45-Year Occupation of Palestine
Greg Palast: The Theft of Millions of Votes Could Determine Outcome of 2012 Senate and Presidential Elections
Bill Hartung: Critical U.S. Foreign Policy Questions Absent from Major Party Presidential Debates
Jesse Lava: "Koch Brothers Exposed": Film Documentary Examines Right-Wing Groups, Causes Supported by Multi-Billionaires David and Charles Koch
Chuck Nelson: Longtime Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining Opponent Larry Gibson Remembered by Activists and Friends
Mark Weisbrot: Venezuela's Poor Deliver Hugo Chavez Re-Election Victory
Cindy Corrie: Slain Peace Activist Rachel Corrie's Parents Carry on Struggle for Peace and Justice in her Name
Rocky Anderson: Rocky Anderson Runs for President Challenging Plutocracy and the "Corrupt" Major Party Duopoly
Marge Baker: Future of Supreme Court Ideological Composition Hinges on Presidential Election
George Farah: Critics Demand Full Disclosure of Secret Party Contracts Governing Presidential Debates
Ron Seifert: Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Construction in Texas Target of Nonviolent, Civil Disobedience Actions
Jamal Abdi: As U.S. Election Nears, Rising Tensions with Iran Pose Risk of Miscalculation and War
Ben Beachy: Critics Decry Secrecy, Corporate Access to Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Negotiations
Drew Kukorowski: Campaign Pressures FCC to Roll Back Exorbitant Expense of Prison Phone Calls
Chris Toensing: In Anti-Islam Film Uproar, Militant Groups Exploit Decades-old Grievances Against U.S.
Marjorie Cohn: Court Ruling Challenges U.S. Government’s Right to Indefinitely Detain Terrorist Suspects and Supporters
Ann Wright: On 1st Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street Movement, Activists Block Business as Usual in New York's Financial District
John Feffer: Critics Separate Rhetoric from Reality in Obama's "Hope and Change" Foreign Policy
Kevin Alexander Gray: In Appealing to Middle Class Voters, Obama and Democrats Ignore Rising Levels of Poverty
Bill Duesing: Stanford University Study Ignores Key Reasons Why People Buy Organic Foods
Steve Early: U.S. Labor Movement Faces Choice of "Lesser Evils" in Coming Presidential Election
Peter Hart: Corporate Media Fails to Separate Fact from Fiction at GOP Convention
Michael Hendryx: Recent Health Studies Point to Link Between Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining and Human Illness
Randy Albelda: GOP Employs Phony Welfare Issue to Exploit Racial Division and Win Over White Voters
Nancy Keenan: Romney, Ryan, Akin and GOP Wage War on Women by Embracing Extreme Positions on Reproductive Rights
Jonathan Schwarz: Defenders of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Say Sweden's Actions Justified His Political Asylum Request
Dean Baker: Romney-Ryan: The GOP's Ticket to Slashing The Nation's Social Safety Net
Scott Klinger: New "Executive Excess" Report Links CEO Pay to Massive Corporate Tax Avoidance
David Lochbaum: Another Climate Change Warning Sign: Connecticut Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down Due to High Ocean Temperatures
Leah Bolger: Israel Poised to Launch Pre-U.S. Election Attack on Iran
Dr. Dan Doyle: Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining Divides Communities Over Jobs and the Environment
Leonard Eiger: Transform Now Plowshares Disarmament Action Targets Oak Ridge Nuclear Weapons Facility
Karen Perry Stillerman: Critics Challenge Monsanto's Claims Extolling Benefits of Genetically Engineered Food Crops
Paul Anastas: Former EPA Adviser Comments on Recurring Conflict Between Science and Politics
Jill Stein: Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Revives FDR's Legacy in Her 'Green New Deal'
James S. Henry: New Report Finds Super Rich Around the World have Avoided Paying Taxes on More Than $21 Trillion of Hidden Wealth
Dustin Steele: Arrests at West Virginia Mountain Top Removal Coal Mine Signals New Phase of Direct Action Campaign
Ted Lewis: Caravan for Peace to Travel Across U.S., Focusing Attention on Mexico’s Drug War Violence
Ron Jacobs: East-West Geopolitical Battle Being Waged in Syrian Civil War
Ladd Everitt: After Aurora Shooting, Political Cowardice Prevents Revival of Assault Weapons Ban
Joanne Landy: Greek Anti-Austerity Movement Finds Political Voice in Syriza Party
Baher Azmy: Eighty-Seven Guantanamo Detainees Cleared for Release Remain in Hopeless Legal Limbo
- Erez Krispin and Nour Shehada: Former Israeli and Palestinian Combatants Oppose Israeli Government Panel Declaring West Bank Settlements Don't Violate International Law
Marge Baker: Senate Republicans Defeat Disclose Act Bill, Blocking Grassroots Drive for More Transparency in U.S. Elections
Sanjeev Bery: Human Rights Group Calls for an Immediate International Arms Embargo Against Syria's Government
Mark Hertsgaard: On Behalf of Their Children, Parents' Group Steps Up to Confront Generational Consequences of Climate Change
Robert Scheer: International LIBOR Scandal is Latest Example of Financial Sector’s Culture of Corruption
Dr. Steffie Woolhandler: After Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare, Single-Payer Advocates Vow to Continue Fight for Medicare For All
Marc Mauer: Supreme Court Ruling Bars Mandatory Life Sentences for Juveniles
Bill Chandler: Supreme Court Rejects Arizona's Pre-emption of Federal Immigration Law, But Upholds SB 1070's "Papers Please" Provision
Ellen Vollinger: Congress Targets Food Stamp Program for Deep Cuts
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster: Senate Hears Testimony that Prolonged Prison Solitary Confinement is Torture
Coleen Rowley: Fearing Extradition to US, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Seeks Political Asylum in Ecuador's London Embassy
Phyllis Bennis: Egyptian Military Consolidates Power as Muslim Brotherhood Claims Presidency
William K. Black: Federal Reserve Report Reveals Americans’ Dramatic Loss of Wealth Resulting from Financial Meltdown
Lorella Praeli: Apart from Obama's Executive Order, Young Undocumented Immigrants Continue Struggle for Path to Citizenship
Chris Toensing: Syria's Uprising Descends into Civil War
Matthew Rothschild: Wisconsin Recall Election Defeat a Wakeup Call for Progressive and Labor Activists
Elaine Kolb: GOP Proposal to Cut $800 Billion from Medicaid Budget Focus of Disability Rights Protest
Seif Da'Na: Days Before Egyptian Presidential Election, Court Sentences Mubarak, Ignites Massive Protest
Richard Wolff: Austerity Policies Fuel Eurozone Crisis, Growing Public Resistance
Marilyn Mullens: Women Against Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining Shave their Heads in Protest
Saher Francis: Jailed Palestinian Hunger Strikers Win Concessions from Israelis on Improved Prison Conditions
Andrew Gavin Marshall: Quebec's Student Tuition Strike Grows into Massive Anti-Austerity Movement
Richard Kirsch: Millions of Americans' Access to Health Care Hinges on Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Ruling
Carl J. Mayer: Judge's Preliminary Injunction Bars Indefinite Military Detention of U.S. Citizens Under NDAA
Pat Hunt: Militarized Police Force and Terrorism Charges Greet NATO Protesters in Chicago
Gary Holder-Winfield: Connecticut Education Reform Law Aims to Close America's Worst Racial Achievement Gap
John Lewis: In Historic Shift, Obama Declares His Support for Same Gender Marriage
Laura Bozzi: "Climate Impacts Day" Connects Dots Between Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Matthew Rothschild: Labor and Progressive Activists Work to Get Out the Vote for Wisconsin Recall Election June 5
Tom Hayden: Obama Sends Mixed Messages in Speech on Future of Afghan War
Mazin Qumsiyeh: Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Marks Renewed Emphasis on Nonviolent Resistance
Bob Edgar: Common Cause to IRS: Revoke Corporate Lobby Group ALEC’s Tax-Exempt, Charitable Status
Christian Ramirez: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Challenging Constitutionality of Arizona's "Papers Please" Law
Aaron Viles: BP Oil Spill Disaster Fines to be Dedicated to Gulf Coast Wetlands Restoration
Mark Bray: Occupy Wall Street Movement Returns to the Streets in May Day Spring Revival
Jeremy Holden: U.S. Network TV News Misleads on Iranian Nuclear Threat
Dolores Huerta: Farm Workers Union Co-Founder: Together Progressive Activists can Advance Social Justice in America
Greg Palast: Investigation Finds BP Covered Up Information on 2008 Blowout a Precursor to 2010 Gulf Coast Disaster
Lee Farris: Tax Fairness Debate Takes Center Stage in Presidential Election Year
Everette Thompson: Amnesty International: Decades of Solitary Confinement at Louisiana’s Angola Prison Amounts to Torture
Alex Main: Summit of the Americas Highlights Latin Nations' Growing Independence from Washington