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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

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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

"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017

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

"For Natives, a "Day of Mourning"by Reginald Johnson, November 23, 2016

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


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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted April 12, 2017 for week ending April 21, 2017

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"Let's not forget that serious questions were happening in the media as well as serious congressional oversight and investigation in the possibility of the Trump campaign being in cahoots with Russia."

– Paul Kawika Martin, communications and political director with Peace Action, on the questions surrounding Trump's 180-degree decision change on the Syria airstrike without discussion nor the approval of Congress


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Trump's Syria Missile Strike: Symbolic Show of Force or Prelude to Wider U.S. War?

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, communications and political director with Peace Action, conducted by Scott Harris

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On April 6, President Trump launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to attack a Syrian government air base in response to reports that Damascus had authorized an attack on civilians with a chemical nerve agent that killed more than 80 men, women and children, and injured hundreds of others. While Syria and Russia say the Syrian air force was not responsible for the attack, G-7 nations have called for an independent investigation by the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons. The U.S. missile strike, the first targeting the government of Bashar al-Assad, was greeted by many in the U.S. media with an orgy of praise – and declarations that Trump had now truly become the U.S. commander-in-chief.  Story continues

CT National Popular Vote Activists Push for Legislation to Nullify Electoral College

MP3 Excerpt of speeches by Jane Eyes of the Connecticut League of Women Voters, Connecticut state Rep. Matt Lesser of Middletown and Debra Torres at a rally for the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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In the aftermath of Donald Trump's Electoral College victory over Hillary Clinton, who won almost 3 million more votes than Trump in the national popular vote, supporters of a simple change in the way Americans' votes are counted are now redoubling their efforts. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact calls for all of a state's electoral votes to be awarded to the presidential candidate who wins the most popular votes nationwide. The Compact will take effect once states with a collective total of 270 electoral votes join. That's the number of Electoral College votes required to elect the president. Supporters say this would make operational the principle of one person, one vote.  Story continues

March For Science Warns that Without Truth and Transparency, Authoritarianism Can Take Over

MP3 Interview with Dr. Sarah Evanega, director of the Cornell Alliance for Science and a U.S.-based organizer with the March for Science, conducted by Scott Harris

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Alarmed by the anti-science stance of the Trump administration – in sync with many Republican Party leaders in Congress and across the country – scientists and their allies have organized the March For Science, which will take place on Earth Day, April 22 in Washington, D.C., and over 400 other major cities across the U.S. and abroad. Organizers of the action say their mission is to: "Unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.”  Story continues

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