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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. 16, 2015 for week ending Sept. 25, 2015

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"This is an extraordinarily important development: the victory of diplomacy over war. ... It sets the stage for greater gains in terms of potential engagement between the U.S. and Iran, something that really hasn't existed in a formal way since 1979. The possibility of new kinds of diplomacy aimed at ending the war in Iraq and Syria, that are giving rise to these huge flows of refugees out of the region. "

– Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies, commenting on the success of supporters' defense of the international Iran Nuclear Agreement in Congress.


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International Nuclear Agreement with Iran a Victory for Diplomacy Over War

MP3 Interview with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris

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Senate Republican opponents of President Obama's six-nation nuclear agreement with Iran failed to muster enough votes on Sept. 15 to overcome supporters of the deal, who succeeded in blocking consideration of a resolution of disapproval for the second time in less than a week. On Sept. 10, the House of Representatives passed a measure stating that Congress's 60-day review clock to consider the nuclear deal had not started because they charge the administration hadn't provided lawmakers with copies of all documents related to the agreement, a charge the White House denies.  Story continues

Women Disproportionately Affected by Climate Change Offer Unique Solutions to Address Climate Crisis

MP3 Interview with Osprey Orielle Lake, executive director, Women's Earth and Climate Action Network, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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The visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. in late September offers climate justice groups a megaphone to air their concerns and call for changes needed to put the earth on a path to sustainability. After speaking with President Obama and to a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., the pope will speak at the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly, which takes place at the UN’s New York headquarters on Sept. 25. Given the pope’s outspoken support for addressing global warming, the issues of the climate crisis and justice for the world's poor, who are disproportionally affected by climate change, will be high on the agenda.  Story continues

Guatemalan President Resigns Amid Corruption Charges, Implicated in Mass Murder

MP3 Interview with Allan Nairn, award-winning U.S. investigative journalist, conducted by Scott Harris

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Guatemala's president Otto Pérez Molina was forced to resign from office on Sept. 3 in the face of a major corruption scandal and demands for his removal from power by a growing protest movement. The scandal, under investigation by Attorney General Thelma Aldana, involves allegations that businesspeople paid kickbacks to public officials in order to avoid import duties through Guatemala's customs agency. Perez Molina's former vice president, Roxana Baldetti, has already been jailed and faces charges that she received as much as $3.7 million in bribes.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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