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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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"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
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"A Bitter Harvest" by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 15, 2016
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Between the Lines Audio Archives 2000
- One-Third of 250 Killed in Palestinian Uprising are Children
- Racial Discrimination Against Florida Voters Unexamined in Election Controversy
- Campaign Demands White House Executive Clemency for Native American Activist Leonard Peltier
- GOP Injects Politics of Anger, Resentment into Election 2000 End Game
- New Assassination Attempt Against Fidel Castro Has Old Faces
- Campaign to Evict U.S. Military from Vieques, Puerto Rico Continues
- Civil Rights Groups Continue to Investigate Racial Voter Intimidation in Florida Election
- Declassified Documents Reveal More Evidence of U.S. Complicity in 1973 Chilean Military Coup
- One Year After "Battle of Seattle," Global Social Justice Movement Prepares for Free Trade Fight in Quebec City
- Former Senator Says Supreme Court's Partisan Intervention in Election Will Cloud Bush Presidency
- Disputed Election Spurs Progressives to Launch National Pro-Democracy Campaign
- U.S. Labor Rights Lawsuit Filed in Support of Fired Nicaraguan Factory Workers
- Prospects Dim for Breakthrough in New Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
- Human Rights Attorney Assesses Lasting Impact of 'Stolen Election'
- From Vietnam to Florida's Disenfranchisement of Black Voters: Unheroic Moments in Secretary of State Nominee Colin Powell's Career
- Barak's Attempt to Forge Israeli Coalition Government with Ariel Sharon May Deepen Mideast Crisis
- Massachusetts' Prop. 5 Mandating Universal Health Care Could Set National Precedent
- Union President Sees Labor in Race Against Corporate Globalization
- Progressives Debate: Will Nader's Candidacy Shock the System Leftward or Revive Reagan-Era Politics?
- Green Party Has Refocused U.S. Left on Electoral Politics
- Record $3 Billion Buys Corporate America Unprecedented Influence in 2001
- Corporate Media Devotes Less Coverage to Election Campaign While Raking In Record Profits
- Former Independent Presidential Candidate John Anderson Advocates Overhaul of Political System to Level Playing Field for 3rd Parties
- Ralph Nader Views His Presidential Campaign as a Success for Building New Progressive Party
- Law Professor Calls Electoral College a Relic of Slave Era
- Electoral Crisis May Be An Opportunity to Challenge Political Status Quo
- Economist Challenges Notion "There Are No Alternatives to Neo-Liberal Economic Policy"
- Protesters Target National Association of Broadcasters' Campaign Against Low Power Radio
- Aboriginal Rights Activists Draw Attention During Olympic Games to Australia's History of Discrimination
- Anti-Abortion Politics, Not Safety Issues, Kept RU-486 "Abortion Pill" from U.S. Women
- IMF/World Bank React To Protests with Rhetoric, Not Action
- Conference to Explore Independent Media Centers' Role in Global Social Justice Movement
- Current Israeli-Palestinian Clashes Result of Frustration With Stalled Peace Process
- Denied Debate Access, Nader Demands Commission Apology, Compensation
- Alderman Says Failed Drug War Leads to Overcrowded Prisons and Wars Abroad
- Critics Assert U.S. Cannot Be an Honest Broker in Future Israel-Palestinian Peace Talks
- Alliance for Democracy Engages in Civil Disobedience in U.S. Capitol to Demand Campaign Finance Reform
- Despite U.S. Aggression, Cuba's Revolution Survives
- Party Conventions Now Expensive Infomercials with Little Media Scrutiny
- Arrested Ruckus Society Director Condemns Police Crackdown on Direct Action Protests
- Independent Media Centers a Voice for Global Social Justice Movement
- Lori Berenson Granted New Trial in Peruvian Civilian Court
- Clinton Waives Human Rights Requirements Attached to U.S.-Colombia Military Aid
- Green Party Candidate Dismisses "Spoiler Effect" and Calls for Participation in Debates
- Despite a Congressional Ban, Pentagon Continues Support for Indonesian Military
- Campaign Seeks to End Commercial Advertising in Public Schools
- Electrical Workers Union Endorses Green Party Candidate Ralph Nader
- Major Party Commission Locks 3rd Parties Out of Presidential Debates
- Police Infiltrated Activist Groups Organizing Protest During GOP Convention
- Fidel Castro Speaks on World Trade and Wealth Gap Between Rich and Poor Nations
Week Ending Aug. 4, 2000 GOP Convention Protest Special
- Diverse Unity 2000 Coalition will march in Philadelphia for new direction in U.S. politics
- Why thousands of activists are willing to practice non-violent civil disobedience and risk arrest at GOP convention
- Poor people's march set for opening day of GOP convention
Week Ending Aug. 11, 2000 GOP Convention Protest Followup
- Big Business Bankrolls Both Major Party Conventions: What's the Quid Pro Quo?
- A Candidate Praises Maine's New Clean Money Campaign Finance System
- The FBI's "Carnivore" Threatens Civil Liberties
Week Ending Aug. 18, 2000 Gop Convention Protest Followup
- Selection of Sen. Lieberman for Gore's Running Mate Moves Democrats Further to Right
- Demonstration Organizers Say Police Brutalization of GOP Convention Protesters Designed to Intimidate Social Justice Activists
- Oil Companies Reaping Record Profits After Prices of Gas and Heating Oil Skyrocket
- Report Contradicts President Clinton's Assessment of Child Poverty
- Why a Multi-issue Coalition is Protesting at Democratic National Convention
- Hawaiian Independence Activists Seek Sovereignty, Repatriation of Stolen Lands
- Colombian military aid package will deepen civil war
- Vote-buying and threats precede Mexican presidential elections
- Bill lifting food, medicine sanctions to Cuba weakened by anti-Castro legislators
- Critics charge GOP prescription bill will not help Medicare recipients most in need
- Human genome science open to profiteering and privacy abuses
- Alternative 'Shadow Conventions' will raise issues GOP, Democrats largely ignore
- Stakes high in Middle East Summit as Palestinians promise to declare statehood
- Journalist predicts no change in anti-labor policies under new Mexican president
- Test failure not likely to deter Democrats and GOP from pushing National Missile Defense System
- International AIDS Conference confronts North-South treatment gap
- Health care activists organizing July 29 demonstration at GOP convention advocating universal care
- Tree-sitting protesters in Ramsey Gulch, Calif. fight to save redwoods
- Stalled peace talks ignite recent West Bank and Gaza violence
- American farmers advocate lifting Cuba trade sanctions
- Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader building progressive political movement
- Why labor failed to stop U.S.-China trade pact
- George W. Bush's proposal to revive Reagan "Star Wars" program
- Why school vouchers short change public education
- How Peruvian President Albert Fujimori's tainted re-election may affect Lori Berenson's case
- Campaign to free Leonard Peltier focuses on executive clemency
- U.N. Women's Conference holds the line against religious attacks
- Amnesty International accuses NATO of violating international law during Yugoslav War
- Report documents severe racial disparities in War on Drugs prison population
- FCC may weaken rules preventing further concentration of media ownership
- Criticism mounting against U.S. missile defense plan
- Resistance to Pentagon's anthrax vaccine speaks to military credibility gap
- New global social justice movement organizing for summer political conventions and beyond
- Violent history of Cuban Americans fighting for custody of Elian Gonzalez
- Unconstitutional police action before and during IMF/World Bank protests
- New bills in Congress could close School of the Americas
Study links radioactive emissions from nuclear power plants to cancer, infant mortality
FAIR examines mainstream media's exploitation of Elian Gonzalez
- Daniel Ellsberg, who released the "Pentagon Papers" reflects on his role in opposing Vietnam War
- Struggle continues to close U.S. military's bombing range in Vieques
- The fight for low-power FM radio moves to Senate
- GOP Convention targeted for large-scale protests
- Broad coalition working to defeat bill granting China permanent normal trade relations status
- Opponents of proposed anti-missile defense system say field tests insufficient
- Sierra Club director examines Clinton administration's 11th hour land preservation plans
- Newly-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin's questionable past
- 30 cities slate April 1st as Rescue Health Care Day
- Building clean cars for the future
- Military aid plan to Colombia could escalate U.S. involvement in war
- Al Gore's pander to Miami's small, but vociferous Cuban Right
- American corporations and organizations in the year's most censored stories
- The growing global justice movement: Where it came from, where it's headed
- IMF/World Bank: A record of failure
- Chronicling the emerging anti-corporate culture
- Why IMF/World Bank protesters risked tear gas, police brutality and arrest
- Ohio congressman advocates democratization of IMF/World Bank at rally in Washington, D.C.
- Activist pastor challenges demonization of Cuba during Elian custody battle
- Economic Policy Institute economist Max Sawicky on President Clinton's budget, which cuts social investment programs to historic lows
- Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Ron Daniels on the implications of the trial of four police officers in the shooting death of Amadou Diallo
- Center for Democracy and Technology senior staff counsel Jim Dempsey on the government's Internet monitoring
- Syndicated author and columnist Earl Ofari Hutchinson responding to Amadou Diallo trial acquittals
- ACLU staff attorney Graham Boyd on War on Drugs' racial disparity and record incarceration
- Food and Water Editor Michael Colby on the government's approval of meat irradiation
- John McCain's ties to the powerful liquor industry
- Remembering murder during the 1973 Chilean coup by Augusto Pinochet
- Building sustainable communities around the world
- With Daddy's help: George Bush's failed business ventures
- Big Brother is Watching: U.S. National Security Agency's Echelon espionage network
- Aiding children of persecuted activists
- Is Big Oil cashing on OPEC production cuts?
- U.S. grassroots support for indigenous peoples in Chiapas
- Chicago's Tribune Company joins in megamedia merger mania
- Rev. Lucius Walker of Pastors for Peace, who takes a critical look at the conduct of the U.S. government in its handling of the case of Elian Gonzalez, the six-year-old boy who is in the middle of a politically-charged custody battle between his father in Cuba and distant relatives living in Florida. Call Pastors for Peace at: (212) 926-5757 or visit their Web site at www.ifconews.org. Listen to this RealAudio interview with Rev. Lucius Walker.
- Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll, deputy director with the Center for Defense Information, who evaluates the rationale behind a drive in Washington to deploy a new National Missile Defense system. Call the Center for Defense Information at (202) 332-0600 or visit their Web site at www.cdi.org. Listen to this RealAudio interview with Eugene Carroll.
- Evan Wolfson, director of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund, who talks about Vermont's recent Supreme Court ruling, ordering the state legislature to equalize benefits between gay and straight couples. Call the Lambda Legal Defense Fund at (212) 809-8585 or visit their Web site at: www. lambda.org. Listen to this RealAudio interview with Evan Wolfson.
- Kate Michelman, president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, who takes a critical look at Republican candidates George W. Bush's and John McCain's rhetoric and record on the issue of abortion. Call National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League at (202) 973-3000 or visit NARAL's Web site at: www.naral.org.
See this Between The Lines Q&A published at www.yimby.com, an online Amerasian publication.
Listen to this RealAudio interview with Kate Michelman.
- Frank Clemente, director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch, who advocates the adoption of Medicare outpatient prescription drug coverage with federal intervention to control runaway drug prices. Call Public Citizen at (202) 546-4996 or visit their Congress Watch Web site at: www.citizen.org/congress.
See their press release: "'Insider' Documents Show Prescription Drug Industry Continues Campaign to Undermine Support for a Prescription Drug Benefit" See their report, "High and Rapidly Increasing Prescription Drug Expenditures Threaten Any Medicare Drug Benefit" Listen to this RealAudio interview with Frank Clemente
- Journalist Daniel Forbes, who summarizes his investigation that exposed the hidden government campaign in which Congress approved a five-year, $1 billion ad buy for the major TV networks. After some compromises, the ad buy resulted in anti-drug themes in prime time shows and resold ad time at the going rate to IBM, Microsoft or Yahoo!
Read his report series, "Prime-Time Propaganda" on the Salon Web site at:www.salon.com.
Listen to this RealAudio interview with Daniel Forbes
- Charles Lewis, founder and executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, who discusses the corrupting influence of big money in U.S. politics and who is lining the pockets of the leading candidates running for the White House this year. Call the Center for Public Integrity at (202) 466-1300 or visit their Web site at: www.publicintegrity.org.
Listen to this RealAudio interview with Charles Lewis.
- Mike Males, co-author of a report titled the "Color of Justice," which documents racial bias in the treatment of youthful offenders in California's criminal justice system. Call the Justice Policy Institute at (415) 621-5661 or visit the institute's Web site at: www.cjcj.org.
See this week's Between The Lines Q&A in the AlterNet public archives.
Listen to the RealAudio interview with Mike Males.
- Chris Bright, a researcher with the World Watch Institute, who talks about the State of the World report on the environmental health of our planet. The institute's Web site can be found at www.worldwatch.org.
Listen to the RealAudio interview with Chris Bright.
- William Arkin, military consultant to Human Rights Watch, who criticizes the U.S. NATO air war in Yugoslavia for its failure to minimize civilian casualties.
Contact the Human Rights Watch at (212) 216-1801 or visit their web site at www.hrw.org
Listen to the RealAudio interview with William Arkin.
- Nick Arons, an activist with the group Voices in the Wilderness, who condemns the continued United Nation's economic embargo against Iraq.
Contact the group by calling (773) 784-8065; or visit their web site at www.nonviolence.org/vitw.
Listen to the RealAudio interview with Nick Arons.
- Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, who assails the Pentagon's Ballistic Missile Defense program and their long-range plan to militarize and dominate outer space.
The Network can be contacted by calling their Florida office at (352) 337-9274 or visit their web site at www.globenet.free-online.co.uk.
- See Bruce Gagnon's article "Pyramids To The Heavens: The coming battle for control and exploitation of space" in the September-October 1999 edition of Toward Freedom. This article was chosen for Project Censored's 1999 list of the media's most censored stories.
Listen to the RealAudio interview with Bruce Gagnon.
- Author and commentator Paul Robeson Jr., who assesses the results of the recent Russian parliamentary elections in the context of the ongoing war in Chechnya.
- Leon Spencer, executive director of the Washington Office on Africa, who recounts the bloody history of Angola's civil war and the responsibility of the U.S. to aid in that nation's reconstruction. Visit the center's Web site at http://www.woaafrica.org
- David Broden, outreach coordinator with Jubilee 2000 USA, who discusses the international movement working to abolish the debt owed by the world's most impoverished nations. Visit the center's Web site at www.j2000usa.org
- Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, who examines the way in which Texas, under the leadership of presidential candidate George W. Bush, administers the death penalty. To contact the center call (202) 293-6970 or visit their Web site at www.essential.org/dpic.
- Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, who analyzes the links between hate crimes and economic insecurity. Contact the center by visiting their web site at www.splcenter.org
- Greg Ruggiero, a coordinator with the Independent Media Center, who discusses the innovative ways in which media activists covered the demonstrations against the World Trade Organization in Seattle Nov. 30. Visit the center's Web site at www.indymedia.org
- Jim Naureckas, editor of EXTRA, the publication of the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, , who assesses the consequences for citizens and consumers in the wake of America's Online takeover of Time Warner, the largest merger in corporate history. To contact the center call area code (212) 633-6700 or visit their Web site at www.fair.org.
See FAIR's Media Advisory: AOL-Time Warner: Dawn of a Golden Age, or a Blow to Media Diversity?
- Carol Wills, director of the International Federation of Alternative Trade, who describes her organization's efforts to bring craftspeople from developing countries into the international marketplace. Contact the organization by visiting their Web site at www.ifat.org
- Alicia Littletree, of the Redwood Summer Justice Project, who discusses legal developments related to the 1990 car bombing of environmental activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney in Oakland, Calif. For more information, contact the Redwood Summer Justice Project at (707) 887-0262 or on the Web at www.judibari.org.
- Peter Kornbluh, senior analyst with the National Security Archive, who discusses Britain's preliminary decision to release Augusto Pinochet for health reasons, which may end Spain's drive to put the former Chilean dictator on trial for human rights abuses. Contact the archive by calling (202) 994-7000 or visit their Web site at www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv.
- Harvard University's Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, national spokesperson with Physicians for a National Health Program,who assesses the proposals for health care reform issued by presidential candidates Al Gore and Bill Bradley. Contact the PHNP by calling (312)554-0382 or visit their Web site at www.pnhp.org.
- Chuck Collins, co-director of United for a Fair Economy, who summarizes a report recently issued by his group, which documents the nation's growing economic inequality. The group can be contacted by calling 1 (877) JOINUFE or on the Web at www.stw.org.
See their report: "Divided Decade: Economic Disparity at the Century's Turn"
See this week's Between The Lines Q&A: "More billionaires, more bankruptcies: Whose 'economic boom' is it?"
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