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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 Sept. 9, 2015 for week ending Sept. 18, 2015

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"Now we're finally seeing these victories and we should not discount them at all, but we have to remember the real principle of worker organizing is building worker power, that the workers have to be the ones who decide and take the initiative. That's not happening at all; this is very much stage managed."

– Arun Gupta, journalist and a founding editor of New York City’s Indypendent newspaper, on "Fight for 15" minimum wage efforts and the larger issues to consider in building a true workers' movement.


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Union-Backed 'Fight For $15' Campaign Marginalizes Larger Struggle for Worker Power

MP3 Interview with Arun Gupta, journalist and a founding editor of New York City’s Indypendent newspaper, conducted by Scott Harris

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It’s been almost three years since the movement for a living wage burst into protest, first in New York City and then in dozens of other cities and towns across the U.S. In its short life span, the national campaign for a hike in the minimum wage has seen significant victories, including announcements from fast-food giant McDonald's and America’s largest retailers, Walmart and Target, announcing they would increase the base pay for their lowest paid employees. Elsewhere, 11 states have legislated minimum wage increases and major cities, including Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles have passed measures that will phase in a $15 hourly wage.  Story continues

Connecticut Moves Toward a More Humane Approach to Prison Management

MP3 Interview with Scott Semple, Connecticut Department of Correction commissioner, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Connecticut recently made headlines when the state Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to carry out the death sentences of 11 men on death row after the state abolished the death penalty in 2012. When the legislature passed and the governor signed a bill that banned capital punishment in 2012, the measure exempted those inmates already sentenced to death. But on Aug. 13, the state’s highest court ruled that the death penalty was “cruel and unusual punishment” and the 11 men awaiting execution will have their sentences converted to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  Story continues

Abiding by Human Rights Framework an Unexplored Path to Resolving Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

MP3 Interview with Eve Spangler, associate professor of Sociology at Boston College, conducted by Scott Harris

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While world attention understandably has been focused on the bloody wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen that have produced a massive wave of immigration to Europe not seen in many decades, the intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict goes on. Flashpoints of violence between Israelis and Palestinians rise to the surface on a regular basis, symbolizing the failure of multiple international efforts to resolve this conflict since the founding of Israel as a nation-state in 1948.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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