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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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"The Rogue World Order: Connecting the Dots Between Trump, Flynn, Bannon, Spencer, Dugin Putin," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Feb. 13, 2017

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

"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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"Free Leonard Peltier," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 6, 2016

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"A Bitter Harvest" by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 15, 2016


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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted Nov. 16, 2016 for week ending Nov. 25, 2016

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"There's just something about the way the Democrats have ruled. It's not just something vague. People just knew they couldn't expect anything different from Hillary."

– Thomas Frank, political analyst, historian and author, on why the Democrats lost the 2016 presidential election


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Democrats' Failure to Address Economic Insecurity Gave Trump Election Advantage

MP3 Interview with Thomas Frank, political analyst, historian and author, conducted by Scott Harris

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For weeks, pollsters across the board had predicted a decisive victory for Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 presidential election. As the returns came in, it was apparent that the Democratic Party coalition that had delivered two previous victories for President Barack Obama failed to materialize for the former senator and secretary of state. Overall voter turnout was down, with some 43 percent of eligible voters deciding not to participate, a 20-year low.  Story continues

Trump's Vow to Make Abortion Illegal Will Have Greatest Impact on Nation's Poor

MP3 Interview with Dr. Willie Parker, board chairman of the group Physicians for Reproductive Health, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Access to reproductive health care is but one of a myriad of issues that are likely to be the target of aggressive attack under the presidency of Donald J. Trump. Directly after the election, Dr. Willie Parker, board chair of the group Physicians for Reproductive Health, issued a statement saying his colleagues were “deeply disheartened by the election of Donald J. Trump. A Trump presidency, he said, will mean that attacks on access to abortion and all other reproductive health services will continue at the federal level and in states all across this country.” The statement went on to say, “As physicians, we know firsthand the medical and social harms inflicted on our patients by politically motivated policies that prevent access to safe and comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion.”  Story continues

Viable Campaign Underway to Nullify America's Undemocratic Electoral College

MP3 Interview with Chris Pearson, Vermont state representative and board member of National Popular Vote, conducted by Scott Harris

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In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. election, millions of Americans were is a state of shock given that most public opinion polls had predicted a solid win for former first lady, New York Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Although Clinton had won more votes nationwide, New York real estate billionaire Donald Trump won the presidency through his victory in the archaic system known as the Electoral College.  Story continues

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