Between The Lines

For the Month of April, 2000

News and Analysis
For The Week Ending April 28, 2000

Listen to this week's half-hour program of Between The Lines or any of the individual interview segments below (All in RealAudio, needs RealPlayer 7 or RealPlayer G2).

This week we present Between The Lines' summary of under-reported news stories and:

Why IMF/World Bank protesters risked tear gas, police brutality and arrest
Interview by Scott Harris.

Interviews with activists who participated in recent actions in Washington, D.C. opposing the policies of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Contact the organizers of the IMF/World Bank actions at 1-(202) 544-9355 or visit their Web site at

See the April 27, 2000 New Haven Advocate articles series with the lead story:"Democracy in Handcuffs: How the World Bank kicked ass while no one was watching" by Hank Hoffman.

See activist Don Hazen's April 21, 2000 commentary, "What a Difference a Generation Makes" on the Web site.

Click here for more background information from last week's Between The Lines "IMF/World Bank Protest Special."

Ohio congressman advocates democratization of IMF/World Bank at rally in Washington, D.C.
Interview by Scott Harris.

U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, who spoke at an April 16th rally before tens of thousands during the Mobilization for Global Justice demonstration in Washington, D.C.

Contact the Network at 1-(202) 544-9355 or visit their Web site at

Activist pastor challenges demonization of Cuba during Elian custody battle
Interview by Scott Harris.

Rev. Lucius Walker, founder of Pastors for Peace, challenges the Cold War view of Cuba during the four-month debate over the custody of 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez.

This week's summary of under-reported news
Compiled from alternative media sources by Bob Nixon

  • Extra!, April, 2000: Legal scholars allege NATO's violation of international law.
  • In These Times, April 17, 2000: Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry moves to Vermont to crusade against gay civil union bill.
  • In These Times, April 3, 2000: Microwave radiation hazards of cellular phone use.

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