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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
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"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017
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Posted March 16, 2011 for week ending March 25, 2011
...it's fair to say this is an unprecedented nuclear emergency ... now we know that there is a partial meltdown, because the authorities have admitted it.
--Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear
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Interview with Kevin Kamps, a nuclear waste specialist with Beyond Nuclear, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
The disasters that have befallen Japan continue to multiply. Thousands are already confirmed dead, with the toll expected to exceed 10,000 from both the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and the tsunami it triggered, which struck the island nation on March 11. Add to these already cataclysmic conditions the failures of the cooling systems, hydrogen explosions, fires and ultimately the possible breach of containment structures at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in the northern part of the country, where three reactors were operating at the time. Story continues
Interview with Ali Abdullatif Ahmida, author of "The Making of Modern Libya: State Formation, Colonization and Resistance", conducted by Scott Harris
Producer's note: This interview was conducted on March 14, prior to a U.N. Security Council decision to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya, and subsequent French, British and Amerian cruise missile and fighter-jet attacks on Moammar Gadhafi's forces on March 19.
The protests and uprisings that have shaken autocratic governments and monarchies across the Middle East and North Africa took a deadly turn in Libya, when Col. Moammar Gadhafi, in power for 41 years, directed his military to suppress peaceful demonstrations against his regime. The violence used to silence the anti-Gadhafi protesters resulted in a full-scale armed rebellion with many of Gadhafi army officers and soldiers defecting to the rebel side. Story continues
Interview with Bill Fletcher, co-author of "Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice.", conducted by Scott Harris
After weeks of massive and sustained pro-labor demonstrations against Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's legislation to strip public employee unions of most of their collective bargaining rights, Walker prevailed and signed the bill into law on March 11. Passage of the bill came despite the absence of 14 Democratic senators from the state, in a move to deny the Republican majority a quorum. The GOP revised Walker's "budget repair" bill, carving out the section designed to weaken unions, thus overcoming the need for the Democrats to be present for a quorum. Story continues
Compiled by Bob Nixon