Panel Discussion: Privatization v. Public Good and the Upcoming March for Our Lives on March 24

SPECIAL REPORT: Organized Labor: Resurgent or On the Ropes?

SPECIAL REPORT: Neoliberalism Comes Home: Connecticut's Water Under Privatization Threat

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Award-winning Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (1949-2018)

Award-winning investigative journalist and founder/editor of, Robert Parry has passed away. His ground-breaking work uncovering Reagan-era dirty wars in Central America and many other illegal and immoral policies conducted by successive administrations and U.S. intelligence agencies, stands as an inspiration to all in journalists working in the public interest.

Robert had been a regular guest on our Between The Lines and Counterpoint radio shows -- and many other progressive outlets across the U.S. over four decades.

His penetrating analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international conflicts will be sorely missed, and not easily replaced. His son Nat Parry writes a tribute to his father: Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews.

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SPECIAL REPORT: "Capitalism to the ash heap?" Richard Wolff, Jan. 2, 2018

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SPECIAL REPORT: Nina Turner's address, Working Families Party Awards Banquet, Dec. 14, 2017

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SPECIAL REPORT: Resistance Roundtable, Dec. 9, 2017

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SPECIAL REPORT: Mic Check, Nov. 12, 2017

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SPECIAL REPORT: Rainy Day Radio, Nov. 7, 2017

SPECIAL REPORT: Resisting U.S. JeJu Island military base in South Korea, Oct. 24, 2017

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Promoting Enduring Peace presented its Gandhi Peace Award jointly to renowned consumer advocate Ralph Nader and BDS founder Omar Barghouti on April 23, 2017.

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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

"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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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.

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"Widespread Resistance Begins to Trump's Muslim Travel Ban at U.S. Airports," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 28, 2017

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"When you combine things like, for example, hate speech with insurrectionism – the belief that as an individual you have a right to use force of arms to engage in political violence if you feel repressed – it's a really lethal cocktail out there right now."

– Ladd Everitt, director of communications with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, commenting on the almost daily occurrence of mass shooting incidents across the U.S.

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San Bernardino and Colorado Springs Mass Shootings Provoke Renewed Gun Control Debate

MP3 Interview with Ladd Everitt, director of communications with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, conducted by Scott Harris


Over the last two weeks, the nation has witnessed two high-profile mass shooting incidents, first in Colorado Springs on Nov. 27, where a lone gunman attacked a Planned Parenthood clinic that killed three and wounded nine. Then on Dec. 2, a couple attacked a holiday gathering at the Inland Regional Center building in San Bernardino, California, killing 14 and wounding 21 others. One of the shooters, Syed Farook worked with and knew his victims, in an attack that appears to be motivated by extremist Islamist ideology.  Story continues

Climate Activists Challenge Abuse During Maryland Civil Disobedience Arrest

MP3 Interview with Heather Doyle, climate activist with Stopping Extraction and Exports Destruction (SEED), conducted by Melinda Tuhus


Last February, climate activists Carling Sothoron and Heather Doyle climbed atop a crane in order to interrupt construction of Dominion Energy's Cove Point liquefied natural gas export terminal in Lusby, Maryland, a $3.8 billion project on the shores of Chesapeake Bay. Opponents say the terminal and related industrial infrastructure will bring noise, toxic air pollution and the possibility of an explosion to residents living in the neighborhood located near the site. They also say the terminal will greatly increase fracking throughout the Marcellus shale region where natural gas is extracted; and blow a hole in any attempt to rein in carbon pollution, the major contributor to climate change.  Story continues

Consumers and Fishing Industry Oppose FDA Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

MP3 Interview with Patty Lovera, assistant director with the group Food & Water Watch, conducted by Scott Harris


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent approval of genetically-modified salmon created by the AquaBounty company of Massachusetts, to be sold to consumers across the country, is meeting with strong opposition from consumer, environmental groups and the fishing industry. The genetically-engineered fish, known as the AquAdvantage salmon has genes from three other species including DNA from an Atlantic salmon, a growth gene from a Pacific Chinook salmon, and a growth "on switch" from an eel-like fish, the ocean pout. The sale of what some critics now call the "Frankenfish," will mark the first time that a genetically engineered animal has been approved to enter America's food system.  Story continues

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