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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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Posted May 7, 2014 for week ending May 16, 2014

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"Israel is an incredibly strong country by almost any estimation, militarily, economically. ... They have all the cards right now. ... So, really, Israel has very little to gain by making peace. And that's where the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) comes in, because they are the one player here that is trying to say there's a price to pay for the status quo."

– Adam Horowitz, co-editor of Mondoweiss.net, on alternative strategies to achieve peace following the failure of the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations


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U.S.-Brokered Middle East Peace Talks Fail: 'No Deal is Better Than a Bad Deal'

MP3 Interview with Adam Horowitz, co-editor of Mondoweiss.net, conducted by Scott Harris

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After nine months of shuttle diplomacy and more than 100 closed-door meetings around the world, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s effort to broker a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians ended in failure. With the end of the Obama administration’s latest effort to get both sides to sign on to a proposed two state solution, each side blamed the other for the lack of progress.  Story continues

Universal Rights – An Alternative to Affirmative Action – Further Undermined by U.S. Supreme Court in Michigan Case

MP3 Interview with Jamie Raskin, professor of constitutional law at American University, a Maryland state senator and a senior fellow at People for the American Way, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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On April 22, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Michigan constitutional amendment that bans affirmative action in admissions to the state’s public universities. The 6-to-2 ruling effectively endorsed similar measures in seven other states and may encourage additional states to pass new laws banning consideration of race in admissions policy.  Story continues

Tragic, Botched Oklahoma Execution Renews Call to Abolish the Death Penalty

MP3 Interview with Diann Rust-Tierney, executive director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, conducted by Scott Harris

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On the evening of April 29, the scheduled execution of two death row inmates got underway in Oklahoma. Prison officials administered a lethal injection to inmate Clayton Lockett, who was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1999 shooting of 19-year-old Stephanie Neiman, whom his accomplice buried alive. Witnesses reported that Lockett gasped for air and writhed on the execution gurney shortly after the lethal drugs were injected. Prison authorities later explained that due to a collapsed vein, the needle was inserted into Lockett’s groin area instead of the arm after prison officials used a Taser to restrain him. Just over seven minutes after the execution protocol had begun, Lockett was pronounced dead of a heart attack. The scheduled second execution of Charles Warner was postponed by 14 days.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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