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
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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.
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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
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This Week on Between The Lines
Posted Jan. 8, 2014 for week ending Jan. 17, 2014
"The economic system we have set up that allows corporations to make billions of dollars doing something which is so destructive, we have to stop that, enough of that. ... We can't expect oil companies to stop on their own. They're just corporations; they're just money-making machines. They're not going to do it. We've got to tell them. That's what we're attempting to do."
– Interview with Peter Wilcox, captain of the Greenpeace ship, "Arctic Sunrise", on their nonviolent direct action protest designed to draw attention to the environmental hazards of drilling for fossil fuels in the Arctic. Wilcox and his crew recently spent two months in a Russian prison as a result of their attempt to board and scale a Russian-owned Gazprom oil drilling rig in the Arctic Ocean.
Listen to the entire program using these links, or to individual
interviews via the links appearing prior to each segment description
Interview with Peter Wilcox, captain of the Greenpeace ship, "Arctic Sunrise", conducted by Scott Harris
On Sept. 18, members of the environmental activist group Greenpeace boarded and attempted to scale a Russian-owned Gazprom oil drilling rig in the Arctic Ocean. The Russian military responded to the nonviolent direct action protest – designed to draw attention to the environmental hazards of drilling for fossil fuels in the Arctic – by firing guns and brandishing knives. All 28 crew members of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, and two freelance journalists accompanying them were arrested by the Russian government. The activists and their ship were taken to the northern Russian city of Murmansk.
Interview with Sharon Levin, director of Federal Reproductive Health Policy with the National Women's Law Center, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Jan. 1, 2014 marked the start date for several important provisions of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and, despite the shaky rollout of the federal website in the fall, more than 2.1 million Americans have signed up for private health insurance through the federal and state health exchanges. That's in addition to the 3 million young adults who have been able to retain health coverage under their parents' insurance policies, and the addition of 3.9 million Americans now eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program in states that agreed to expand Medicaid eligibility paid for by federal funds. Several of the new health insurance provisions relate specifically to women.
Interview with Monte Frank, Newtown Action Alliance board member, conducted by Scott Harris
It’s been a little over one year since the unspeakable violence that claimed the lives of 20 first-graders and 6 educators at Newtown, Conn.’s Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. Not long after family members, friends and neighbors from Newtown and people across the country took time to mark that grim day, one year later, the Connecticut State police released a final report on their investigation into one of the nation’s most disturbing massacres – and new details about the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza.
This week’s summary of under-reported news
Compiled by Bob Nixon
- Marathon talks in Northern Ireland collapsed on New Year’s Eve amid the divisive issues of flags, parades and investigating 3,000 politically motivated killings during the 30 year civil war in Northern Ireland known as the “Troubles.” ("Northern Ireland talks collapse as main unionist parties reject Haass proposals,"
The Guardian, Dec. 31, 2013; "Amnesty urges Northern Ireland parties to publish ideas despite failed talks," The Guardian, Dec. 31, 2013)
- Over the last decade, Bolsa Familia, a social program in Brazil that gives small cash stipends to women in exchange for ensuring their children attend school and get medical checkups at local health clinics, has helped lift 36 million Brazilians out of extreme poverty. ("Brazil’s Bolsa Familia: welfare model or menace?"
Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 17, 2013; "Brazil’s bolsa familia scheme: political tool or social welfare success," The Guardian, Dec. 19, 2013)
- On the eve of the inauguration of Bill de Blasio as New York City’s new mayor, thousands of city residents were living on the streets or scrambling to find shelter or food. Under outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the number of homeless people in the City had doubled since the 2008 financial collapse. As a candidate, de Blasio pledged to end the “tale of two cities” in the Big Apple. ("New York’s Homeless wait for Bill de Blasio to put words into action," The Guardian, Dec. 30, 2013)
Shahid Buttar: Challenges to NSA Dragnet Surveillance Gain Momentum
Johanna deGraffenreid: Beyond Coal: Alliance for Appalachia Plans for Regional Economic Transition
Robert McChesney: Amazon's $600 Million Contract with CIA Casts Shadow on Washington Post's Integrity
Rebekah Wilce: The State Policy Network: Right-Wing Thinktank Promotes the Corporate Agenda in State Government
Hope Metcalf: Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons Condemned as 'Torture, Cruel, Inhuman, Degrading Treatment'
Craig Aaron: New FCC Chairman Faces Tests on Net Neutrality, Media Ownership Consolidation Issues
Stephen F. Cohen: Roiled by Protests, Divided Ukraine Weighs Future Trade Relations with EU and Russia
Mark Colville: Civil Disobedience Action Against U.S. Drone Warfare Program Confronted by Clampdown on Dissent
Laura MacCleery: House-Senate Budget Agreement Continues Austerity Policies Targeting Working Families
John C. Philo: Federal Court Ruling on Detroit Bankruptcy Jeopardizes Public Employee Pensions Nationally
Johanna Rivera: Dams Along Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Create Water Crisis in Iraq
Robert Parry: On the Wrong Side of History: Ronald Reagan's Embrace of Apartheid South Africa and Condemnation of Nelson Mandela
Dan Beeton: Alleging Fraud, Candidate Demands Vote Recount in Honduras Presidential Election
Hands Off Appalachia: Direct Action Protest Hits Swiss Bank UBS for Role in Financing Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
Todd Gitlin: Divestment Campaign Targeting Fossil Fuel Industry Could Advance Global Warming Fight
Kingston Reif: Interim International Nuclear Arms Accord with Iran a Welcome First Step to Reduce Threat of War
David Swanson: If New U.S.-Afghan Accord is Ratified, America's Longest War Will Go Longer
Moonanum James: National Day of Mourning Event Commemorates Thanksgiving from Native American Perspective
Karen Orenstein: Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines and the Urgent Task of Addressing Climate Change
Lily Hamourtziadou: Escalating Violence In Iraq Linked to Sectarian, Political and Regional Conflicts
Dr. Margaret Flowers: Obamacare's Flaws and Shortcomings Reinforce Activists' Push for 'Medicare for All' Universal System
Kimberly Fountain: As Conservatives Push for Benefit Cuts, New Progressive Coalition Campaigns for Social Security Expansion
Ellen Brown: Struggle to Hold Big Banks Accountable Leads Group to Advocate for Public Banking
Shodo Spring: Buddhist Priest Leads 1,300-Mile “Compassionate Earth Walk" from the Tar Sands of Alberta to Nebraska
Michael J. Wilson: Federal Cuts to Food Stamp Program Hurt Children, Seniors and Disabled Most
Gretchen Borchelt: Despite Setbacks, Pro-Choice Groups Continue to Challenge Texas Anti-Abortion Law
Norman Solomon: Campaign Launched to Restore NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden's U.S. Passport
Rachel O'Leary: Amnesty International Calls for Investigation of Possible War Crimes in U.S.-Pakistan Drone Strikes
Paul Jorgensen: Campaign Cash Influences Expansion and Institutionalization of 'National Surveillance State'
Leo Gerard: United Steelworkers' Leo Gerard: Building Alliances Between Labor and Environmental Groups
Lori Wallach: To Blunt Opposition, Obama Administration Conceals Details of Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Treaty
Mattea Kramer: Government Funding Priorities Upside Down During Shutdown
Britt Cocanour: Greenpeace Launches Global Campaign to Free Arctic Activists Held in Russian Jail
John Nichols: Unregulated Money and Decline of Independent Journalism Empowered Fringe Groups to Close Federal Government
Christian Ramírez: In Midst of Government Shutdown, Immigration Rights Activists Continue to Pressure Congress to Adopt Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Frank Koehn: Health Hazards Fuel Opposition Against Wisconsin Taconite Mine
Matthew Rothschild: Koch Brothers-Financed GOP Government Shutdown Hurts the Nation's Most Vulnerable
Brian Lutz: New Study Exposes the Staggering Environmental Cost of Mountaintop Removal Coal
Scott Nelson: McCutcheon v. FEC Case Before Supreme Court Could Further Erode Campaign Finance Reform Laws
Oliver Fein: Assessing Benefits and Shortfalls of the Affordable Care Act that Provoked Federal Government Shutdown
Reza Marashi: U.S. Responds Positively to Iran's Pursuit of a Diplomatic Breakthrough
Thilmeeza Hussain: Maldives Activist Says Democracy is Essential for Credible Leadership on Fighting Climate Change
Stephen Pimpare: U.S. Census: Despite Rising Corporate Profits, Poor and Middle-Class Income Remains Flat, Poverty Levels Stagnate
Jacqueline Patterson: International Women's Earth and Climate Summit Convenes to Draft Action Agenda
Ladd Everitt: Another Mass Casualty Shooting Underscores Need for More Restrictive Federal Gun Laws
Phyllis Bennis: Could U.S. - Russia Agreement on Assad's Chemical Weapons Lead to Negotiations to End Syria's Civil War?
Mattea Kramer: Increased Tax Breaks for Wealthy Diverts Money That Could Benefit Americans in Need
Richard Eskow: Record U.S. Income Inequality Result of Economic Policies Benefiting the 1%
Noam Chomsky: Noam Chomsky: Obama Threat Against Syria Based on Maintaining U.S. 'Credibility'
Richard Blumenthal: Congressional Compromise on Student Loans Tied to Financial Markets is Deeply Flawed
John Goodwin: King Amendment in Pending Congressional Farm Bill Would Repeal Many State Laws Protecting Animal Welfare
Francis Boyle: International Law Doesn't Condone Planned U.S. Intervention in Syrian Civil War
Jennifer Loewenstein: Essential Issues Americans Need to Know About Syria's Civil War
Garrett Serrels: Kids vs Global Warming Appeals Court Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Government Inaction on Climate Change
James Paul: After Alleged Chemical Attack, Obama Moves Toward "Cruise Missile Diplomacy" in Syria
Isaac Ontiveros: California Prisoner Hunger Strike Demanding End to Long-term Solitary Confinement Exceeds 50 Days
Michael Mariotte: TEPCO Incompetence in Managing 2-Year Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Demands Outside Intervention
Chris Toensing: Egypt's Military Executes Bloody Counterrevolution, as U.S. Stands Silent
Marc Mauer: Opportunity for Criminal Justice Reform Seen in Stop and Frisk Court Ruling and Department of Justice Sentencing Reductions
Daniel Ellsberg: Daniel Ellsberg Reflects on Bradley Manning Trial Verdict and Current U.S. Crackdown on Whistleblowers and Journalists
Kade Crockford: Civil Liberties Advocates Say Obama's Proposed NSA Surveillance Reforms Don’t Go Far Enough
Peter Hart: Amazon.com Billionaire's Purchase of Washington Post: Boosting Influence and "Monetizing" Journalism?
Vincent Mann: Native Americans Canoe Down Hudson River to Honor Past Treaties and Reclaim Their Sovereignty
Emad Mekay: Report: U.S. Gave Millions to Anti-Morsi Activists as Washington Says Egyptian Military Coup
Ofer Neiman: New Round of Middle East Peace Talks Greeted with Skepticism and Concern
Amelia Adams: Low-Wage Workers Protest and Strike in Dozens of U.S. Cities, Demanding Living Wages and Union Rights
Nathan White: Closer Than Expected Vote in House to Defund NSA Dragnet Surveillance Shows Reform is Within Reach
Steve Norris: 2013 Walk for Our Grandchildren on Climate Change Sends Urgent Message: "Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground"
Myrna Perez: After Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Act, Justice Department Challenges New Restrictive State Election Laws
Judith Brown Dianis: George Zimmerman's Acquittal in Trayvon Martin Murder Trial Provokes Nation to Confront Persistent Racism
Medea Benjamin: Movement Challenging Drone Surveillance and Warfare at Home and Abroad Gains Momentum
Rev. Rick Hoyt: Diverse Groups Join Lawsuit to Halt NSA Dragnet Surveillance of U.S. Citizens' Communications
Miko Peled: Israeli War Hero's Son Challenges His Nation's Policies Toward Palestinians
Chuck Collins: Transition Movement Seeks to Build Community Resilience Amid Energy, Climate Change and Economic Crises
Frances Moore Lappé: New Mindset Needed to Effectively Protect Earth's Ecosystem
James S. Henry: Report Finds Super Rich Around the World have Avoided Paying Taxes on More Than $21 Trillion of Hidden Wealth
Gar Alperovitz: Innovative, Democratic and Sustainable Economic Models Emerge as Viable Alternatives to America’s Current Failing System
Mark Hertsgaard: On Behalf of Their Children, Parents' Group Steps Up to Confront Generational Consequences of Climate Change
Brenda Wright: Response to High Court's Gutting of Voting Rights Act: "Don't Mourn, Organize!"
Mathew Louis-Rosenberg: Fearless Summer: U.S. Climate Change Groups Escalate Anti-Fossil Fuels Campaign
Jeff Cohen: Beltway Corporate Media Elite Attack Fellow Journalists for Revealing Government Secrets
Keith Rushing: Senate Approves Immigration Bill Amendment that will Further Militarize U.S.-Mexico Border
Shelly Altman: Middle East Peace Delegation Finds Diminishing Hope for Two-State Solution
Bartlett Naylor: Effort Now Underway in Congress to Restore Depression-Era Glass Steagall Banking Law
Phyllis Bennis: President Obama's Decision to Arm Rebel Groups will Escalate, Not End Syria's Brutal Civil War
Norman Solomon: Beltway Pundits Vilify Edward Snowden, While Dismissing the Threat of the NSA's Surveillance Programs to Democracy He Exposed
Phil Smith: Miners Get the Shaft in Patriot Coal Bankruptcy, Suffer Major Cuts to Health and Pension Benefits
Heidi Boghosian: NSA Leak: Massive Government Surveillance Condemned as Unconstitutional and Threat to a Free Society
Asli Bali: Pent-Up Grievances Against Authoritarian Rule Explode into Angry Protests Across Turkey
James Gustave Speth: James Gustave Speth: Survival Depends on Transition to a New, Sustainable Economy
Chris Toensing: Escalation of Syrian Civil War Threatens Wider Regional Conflict
Michael Ratner: In Bradley Manning Trial, U.S. Government Strives to Intimidate Future Whistleblowers
Shahid Buttar: Critics Charge Obama Justice Department's Collection of Journalists' Phone Records Undermines Press Freedom
Matt Southworth: President Obama's Counterterrorism Speech: A Path to Change or More Rhetoric?
Gerardo Reyes Chavez: Coalition of Immokalee Workers Pressure Wendy's to Sign Agreement Improving Florida Farmworkers' Wages and Conditions
Tim Franzen: Occupy Our Homes Protests Department of Justice's Failure to Prosecute Wall Street Bankers Responsible for Foreclosure Crisis
Alex Seitz-Wald: The Real IRS Scandal: Urgent Need for Campaign Finance and Tax Code Reform
Timothy Karr: Media Activists Organize to Stop Koch Brothers' Takeover of Tribune Newspapers
Bill Freese: Monsanto Supreme Court Victory on GMO Seed Patent Strengthens Biotech Giants' Control of Agribusiness
Mark Jaycox: Obama Administration Wiretaps Associated Press Reporters, Seeks New Rules to Make Internet Surveillance Easier
Carlos Warner: Guantanamo Defense Lawyer Says White House Action Can End Detainee Hunger Strike and Close the Controversial Prison Camp
Emma Cheuse: U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms EPA’s Authority to Revoke Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Permit