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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

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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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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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"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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democracyforsaleIn the final stretch of this year's congressional election campaign, the flood of corporate money being spent on attack advertising targeting mostly Democrats, has itself become a hot campaign issue. In recent stump speeches, President Obama has harshly criticized conservative special interest groups that solicit contributions from anonymous donors to spend on negative campaign ads. The president has specifically cited the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Crossroads GPS affiliated with Republican campaign strategists Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie. Story continues

Israel's Expansion of West Bank Settlements Dooms Current Peace Talks

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Interview with Chris Toensing, editor of the Middle East Report, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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The latest round of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians began just a month ago and are now on hold because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu let a partial one-time nine-month building freeze in the occupied West Bank expire. The Palestinians stated at the outset they would not continue negotiations unless the freeze is extended. Story continues

Ecuador Coup Attempt Preceded by Familiar Pattern of U.S. Funding for Opposition Groups

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Interview with Venezuelan-American attorney Eva Golinger, author of "The Chavez Code," conducted by Scott Harris

ecuador On Sept. 30, elements within Ecuador's police force staged violent protests against government cutbacks on officers' salary and benefits. But what first appeared to be protests by disgruntled civil servants, transformed into an attempted coup against President Rafael Correa. When the president went personally to meet with police at the capital city's main barracks, he was physically assaulted and tear-gased, which prompted him to tear off his shirt and declare, "If you want to kill the president, here he is. Kill him, if you want to. Kill him if you are brave enough." Story continues

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