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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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taxcuts Despite strong opposition from progressive activists and some legislators, President Obama's deal with Republicans to maintain the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans over the next two years won approval in both the House and Senate and was signed into law on Dec. 17. While the tax measure continues unemployment benefits for another 13 months and cuts payroll taxes by two percent, the extension of tax cuts for America's richest citizens maintains the Republican "trickle down" policy that is one of the least effective ways to create new jobs, according to most economists. Story continues

Report: Palestinians Suffer Egregious Discrimination Under Israeli Control

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palestinian Human Rights Watch has just released a new report titled, "Separate and Unequal: Israel's Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories," which documents specific and egregious discrimination against Palestinian residents of "Area C" of the West Bank, that is, the area exclusively controlled by Israel, not the Palestinian Authority. Story continues

Open Internet Activists: FCC Net Neutrality Rules a Sell-Out to Telecommunications Industry

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netneutrality By a 3 to 2 vote on Dec. 21, the Federal Communications Commission approved what they labeled as new "Net Neutrality" rules, they assert are intended to prevent giant telecommunications companies like AT&T and Verizon, from acting as powerful Internet gatekeepers. Story continues

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