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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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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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"The Rogue World Order: Connecting the Dots Between Trump, Flynn, Bannon, Spencer, Dugin Putin," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Feb. 13, 2017
"Widespread Resistance Begins to Trump's Muslim Travel Ban at U.S. Airports," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 28, 2017
"MSNBC Editor: Women's March is a Revival of the Progressive Movement," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 24, 2017
"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017
"Free Leonard Peltier," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 6, 2016
"For Natives, a "Day of Mourning"by Reginald Johnson, November 23, 2016
"A Bitter Harvest" by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 15, 2016
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Interview with Rocky Anderson, former Salt Lake City mayor, conducted by Scott Harris
Rocky Anderson, the former two-term mayor of Salt Lake City and a 1996 Democratic nominee in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, publicly broke with the Democratic Party in August 2011. In an angry letter of resignation sent to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Anderson wrote, “The Constitution has been eviscerated while Democrats have stood by with nary a whimper. It is a gutless, unprincipled party, bought and paid for by the same interests that buy and pay for the Republican Party."
In January 2012, Anderson accepted the presidential nomination of the Justice Party, a new political party he helped to found. His running mate, Luis Rodriguez is a leading Chicano writer and activist for justice in urban peace. Now, the 61-year-old attorney is campaigning for the White House with the goal of focusing the public’s attention on what he sees at the serious failings of the nation’s two major political parties. Anderson will be on the ballot in 15 states.
His progressive campaign platform is similar in many ways to that of Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Anderson, who is the winner of awards for his leadership on human rights, defense of the U.S. Constitution and environmental stewardship, advocates positions favoring a single-payer health care system; policies to address climate change; a constitutional amendment to revoke corporate personhood and an end to U.S. military intervention abroad. Between The Lines’ Scott Harris spoke with Rocky Anderson about his Justice Party presidential campaign that’s targeting plutocracy and corruption.
Learn more about former Salt Lake City mayor and Justice Party presidential candidate Rocky Anderson's campaign and other independent political parties running for the White House this year, by visiting the Rocky Anderson for President website at www.voterocky.org/ and the Justice Party at www.justicepartyusa.org.