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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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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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Posted Sept. 15, 2010 for week ending Sept. 24, 2010
Interview with Geneve Mantri, Amnesty International's government relations director for terrorism and counter-terrorism, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Amnesty International released a new report on Sept. 12 titled, "New Order, Same Abuses: Unlawful Detentions and Torture in Iraq," which highlights concerns about the treatment of Iraqi prisoners now under the control of Iraqi security forces, after the U.S. transferred their authority to the Baghdad government.
Amnesty International released a new report on Sept. 12 titled, "New Order, Same Abuses: Unlawful Detentions and Torture in Iraq," which highlights concerns about the treatment of Iraqi prisoners now under the control of Iraqi security forces, after the U.S. transferred their authority to the Baghdad government. Story continues
Interview with Julia Harumi Mass, staff attorney with the ACLU of Northern California, conducted by Scott Harris
A federal appeals court ruled on Sept. 8 that former prisoners held by the CIA could not proceed with a lawsuit over abuse and torture they claim they were subjected to in foreign prisons. The judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by a 6 to 5 vote dismissed a law suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of 5 former prisoners. The judges based their decision on the government's assertion under former President George Bush, and President Barack Obama, that permitting such a lawsuit would expose government secrets and endanger national security. The ACLU says they will appeal the case up to the Supreme Court. Story continues
Interview with Sam Husseini, communications director with the Institute for Public Accuracy, conducted by Scott Harris
Over the last several months, America has seen an explosion of hate and fear targeting Muslims at home and abroad. Conservative politicians and right wing talk show hosts have led an ugly campaign to oppose the proposed location of an Islamic community center 2 blocks from Ground Zero in New York City. More recently a little-known Florida pastor's threat to burn the Muslim holy book, the Koran, on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks received extensive coverage on cable TV news and talk radio, as well as international attention. Although the burning of the Koran was postponed, angry protests took place around the world, some of which turned violent, resulting in deaths and injuries in Afghanistan and Kashmir. Story continues
Compiled by Bob Nixon