Listen to Ralph Nader's 75 min. talk and interview about his new book, "Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State" at Barnes and Noble, Milford, Connecticut. Nader makes a compelling case for left-right alliances on majoritarian issues that progressives and conservatives agree on, acknowledging that individuals feel all too often that they are powerless against the big power structure. He notes that issues such as school prayer, reproductive rights and gun control are issues that the power structure depends on to keep the majority divided. The minimum wage, breaking up the big banks, Pentagon audits, health care, campaign finance reform, corporate tax inversions, Net Neutrality, fracking and GMOs are just a few examples of left-right issues discussed with the audience. He says just a fraction of the left and right – working together – can make a huge "unstoppable" political realignment in passing legislation, despite the "ick factor" of working with those whose other views they don't always agree with.
Listen to Ralph Nader's short interview on current events with Scott Harris before the booksigning.
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Read a partial interview transcript with Pete Seeger conducted by Between The Lines' Scott Harris on June 5, 1994 and published in E: The Environmental Magazine in December 1994
Listen to the entire 30-minute interview here.
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.
Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with "The End of Nature" in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. The group he founded, 350.org, has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. The Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was "probably the country’s most important environmentalist."
Alexis Tsipras, a member of the Hellenic parliament, president of the Synaspismos political party since 2008, head of the SYRIZA parliamentary group since 2009, and leader of the Opposition since June 2012. SYRIZA currently leads in Greek opinion polls. Listen to the audio here.
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"Drifting Towards War,?" by Reginald Johnson, May 23, 2014
"Media on Ukraine: What Happened to Journalism?" by Reginald Johnson, May 2, 2014
"Dismantling the Corporate State," by Reginald Johnson, April 8, 2014
"Talking Tough on Russia," by Reginald Johnson, March 20, 2014
"Those Lying Russians," by Reginald Johnson, March 6, 2014
"Fighting Back Against NSA Spying," by Reginald Johnson, Feb. 28, 2014
"Pete Seeger - 1919-2014," by Reginald Johnson, Feb. 28, 2014
"Nov. 22, 1963: A Turning Point for America," by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 22, 2013
"Demanding Action on Fukushima," by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 18, 2013
"Fukushima -- A Global Threat," by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 4, 2013
"Impeach Obama," by Reginald Johnson, Sept. 5, 2013
"America Attacks Again," by Reginald Johnson, Aug. 28, 2013
"Keeping WBAI Alive," by Reginald Johnson, Aug. 21, 2013
"WBAI in Crisis," by Reginald Johnson, July 25, 2013
"Restore the Fourth!" by Reginald Johnson, July 10, 2013
"Sustainable Business Models: A Third of All States Have Benefit Corporation Laws," by Anna Manzo, June 30, 2013
"Making War on Syria," by Reginald Johnson, June 14, 2013
"Syria in the Gunsights," by Reginald Johnson, May 9, 2013
"Curbing Gun Violence," by Reginald Johnson, April 4, 2013
"Fighting the Pipeline," by Reginald Johnson, March 26, 2013
"Downgrading Ed Schultz," by Reginald Johnson, March 17, 2013
"Rand Paul: Making a Point," by Reginald Johnson, March 8, 2013
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