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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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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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"MSNBC Editor: Women's March is a Revival of the Progressive Movement," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 24, 2017

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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted Oct. 19, 2016 for week ending Oct. 28, 2016

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"We're ramping up a very serious and potentially dangerous Cold War (with Russia). ... I think cold warriors on both sides; military industrial complex on both sides (benefit). "

– Mark Ames, journalist, author and a founding editor of the satirical Moscow biweekly "The eXile", on rising tensions between the U.S. and Russia over accusations that Moscow hacked the Democratic National Committee's and the Hillary Clinton campaign's email, interfering with America's presidential election


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Charges of Russian Interference in U.S. Election Adds to Fear of New Cold War

MP3 Interview with Mark Ames, journalist, author and a founding editor of the satirical Moscow biweekly "The eXile", conducted by Scott Harris

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After weeks of similar accusations made by Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the Obama administration publicly charged that the Russian government had stolen and then leaked emails that were taken from the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chairman, John Podesta. In a statement released on Oct. 7, James Clapper Jr., director of national intelligence, said Russia had given the emails to WikiLeaks and other websites that were intended to “interfere with the U.S. election process.” For months, government officials had pointed fingers at an individual who goes by the online name, Guccifer 2.0, who they say is associated with Russian intelligence, and was responsible for the hacking of U.S. emails.  Story continues

A Post-Election Strategy for the U.S. Progressive Movement

MP3 Interview with Bill Fletcher Jr., author, activist and a former president of TransAfrica Forum, past vice president for International Trade Union Development Programs at the AFL-CIO, conducted by Scott Harris

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The assertion that the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign is one of the most grotesque and bizarre political contests in recent American history is one of few points of agreement among an increasingly polarized electorate. And according to public opinion polls, the two candidates vying for the White House are the most unpopular political figures seen in at least 30 years.  Story continues

Formerly Incarcerated Woman Strives to Become an Attorney and Fight for Criminal Justice Reform

MP3 Interview with Arlinda Tray Johns, former inmate and organizer with with the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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On Sept. 23, the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls held a conference, titled, “Real Women, Real Voices” at Yale University Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. Panelists included women who had served years in state and federal prisons, many for non-violent drug-related offenses. Two of the panels featured remote interviews with women who were still incarcerated. Family members of individuals who had been, or are still imprisoned participated as well.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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