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: Resisting U.S. JeJu Island military base in South Korea, Oct. 24, 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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Posted Feb. 14, 2018


"Fifty-four percent of the funds they allocated will go the Pentagon and nuclear weapons, while the remaining 46 percent will go to everything else. So, clearly the priority that Congress places is that a military solution trumps – pardon the expression – everything else."

– Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project, on how the Republican-Trump military budget's spending level in recent years keeps the U.S. in the range of spending more than the next eight to 10 countries in the world combined

Listen to the entire program using these links, or to individual interviews via the links appearing prior to each segment description below.

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In GOP-Trump Budget, More for the Military Means Less for Other Vital Programs

MP3 Interview with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project, conducted by Scott Harris


Despite Republican party control of the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and the White House, a divided GOP needed the votes of minority Democrats to pass a two-year budget agreement. Although many Democrats had wanted to use their leverage to pass legislation to prevent the deportation of more than 700,000 DACA recipients – undocumented children brought to the U.S. by their parents – after a 5½ hour government shutdown, enough Democrats voted for the bill and President Trump signed the budget into law on Feb. 9.  Story continues

Federal Judge Blocks Kansas Law Penalizing Supporters of Israel Boycott

MP3 Interview with Dima Khalidi, founder and director of Palestine Legal, conducted by Melinda Tuhus


A federal judge in Kansas recently ruled that a state law making it illegal to support the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions – or BDS – against Israel for its illegal occupation of the West Bank, was unconstitutional. Kansas is one of 24 states with anti-BDS laws on the books. The state laws take various forms, including prohibiting individuals who support BDS from being awarded state contracts and/or prohibiting states from investing in companies that boycott Israel. The BDS movement calls for dismantling the wall that cuts through Palestinian land, guaranteeing the right of Palestinians to return to their homes inside Israel and assuring that equal rights are accorded to all Palestinian citizens of Israel.  Story continues

New Poor Peoples' Campaign Challenges Nation's 'Distorted Morality'

MP3 Interview with Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-director of the Kairos Center and co-chair, along with Rev. William Barber, of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, conducted by Scott Harris


Religious leaders, joined by members of civil rights groups, labor unions and fast food workers gathered in Washington, D.C. and more than two dozen states across the U.S. on Feb. 5th to launch the "Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival." The campaign, co-chaired by Moral Mondays founder THE Rev. William Barber and the Rev. Liz Theoharis say their mission is to continue the work of the original Poor People's Campaign organized by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the late 1960s.  Story continues

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