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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 April 6, 2011 for week ending April 15, 2011
-- Andrew Kroll, reporter with Mother Jones and associate editor of TomDispatch.com on Republican governors' assaults on labor unions in over 20 states
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Interview with Andrew Kroll, reporter with Mother Jones and associate editor of TomDispatch.com, conducted by Scott Harris
After weeks of enormous demonstrations in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana as well as other states, people from all walks of life challenged Republican governors attempting to weaken workers' rights. Union activists protested across the country on April 4 in what they called “We Are One” rallies. Over 1,000 protests, teach-ins and other events marked the day 43 years ago when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn. The civil rights leader was in Memphis to support the city’s unionized sanitation workers who were on strike for fair wages and treatment. Story continues
Interview with Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
The Food and Drug Administration just released proposed rules requiring chain restaurants and other establishments that primarily serve food to display calorie counts of the food they sell. The requirement was part of the health care reform legislation passed by Congress just over a year ago. Story continues
Interview with Dr. Deborah Richter, president of Vermont for Single Payer, conducted by Scott Harris
One day after the first anniversary on which President Obama signed his controversial health care reform bill, the Affordable Care Act, into law, Vermont’s House of Representatives voted to establish the first single payer health care system in the United States. If the state Senate adopts the single-payer bill, as expected and it’s signed by Vermont’s Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin, who supports the bill, all Vermonters will have access to heath insurance that supporters say will contain costs. Story continues
Compiled by Bob Nixon