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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 Jan. 19, 2011 for week ending Jan. 28, 2011
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Interview with William Greider, national affairs correspondent with The Nation magazine, conducted by Scott Harris
As the New Year began, a power shift to the right resulting from the November congressional election got underway in Washington, D.C. John Boehner became speaker of the House of Representatives, as Republicans became the majority party there, while remaining in the minority in the Senate, even as they gained six seats. Story continues
Interview with Chip Berlet, senior analyst with Political Research Associates, conducted by Scott Harris
The national debate which followed accused gunman Jared Lee Loughner's Jan. 8 Tuscson shooting rampage that killed 6 and wounded 13, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, followed a familiar script. Conservative commentators and politicians who regularly accuse their opponents of being traitors, communists, allies of terrorists, and enemies of America strongly rejected any connection between their angry, hateful rhetoric with politically motivated violence in Tucson or anywhere else. Story continues
Interview with Vernon Haltom, co-director of Coal River Mountain Watch, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
On Jan. 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reversed a permit approved in 2007 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the largest mountaintop removal operation in West Virginia, Arch Coal's Spruce No. 1 site straddling Logan and Mingo counties in the coal-mining southern region of the state. The agency cited concerns about the potential impact on both the environment and human health. Story continues
Compiled by Bob Nixon