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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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"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
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-- "Joe Hill," organizer with Occupy Wall Street, on how the movement got started and his expectations. See story below.
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Interview with Joe Hill, Occupy Wall Street organizer, conducted by Scott Harris
As the Occupy Wall Street protest encampment entered its third week in lower Manhattan, activists there launched a march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 1 that resulted in the arrest of 700 people. Although New York City police say they warned protesters over bullhorns that marching onto the iconic bridge’s roadway was illegal, eyewitnesses accuse police of leading hundreds into the car lanes before moving in to make mass arrests. Story continues
Interview with Amy Fettig, senior staff counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
This week, 4,200 inmates in California prisons are on hunger strike, many in solidarity with prisoners at the Pelican Bay super-maximum security facility. Prisoners at Pelican Bay conducted an earlier hunger strike over the summer, but called it off when they believed prison officials would grant some of their demands. Story continues
Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, conducted by Scott Harris
Despite an international campaign and petition drive that collected nearly 1 million signatures to stop his execution, 41- year-old Troy Davis was put to death by lethal injection in a Georgia prison on Sept. 21. In the weeks before the execution, Amnesty International, which has long campaigned against the death penalty, helped organize 300 vigils and other events in an attempt to pressure Georgia state authorities to commute Troy Davis’ death sentence. Story continues
Compiled by Bob Nixon