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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted May 16, 2012 for week ending May 25, 2012

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"There's a tremendous amount at stake (in Wisconsin) ... materially are people going to continue to suffer here? Are workers going to continue in the public sector essentially to have no representation? Is there going to continue to be an assault not only on workers, but on women and on public education and on the environment?"

Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine on Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican state senators who face recall elections.


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In Historic Shift, Obama Declares His Support for Same Gender Marriage

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Interview with John Lewis, legal director with the group Marriage Equality USA, conducted by Scott Harris

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One day after a devastating defeat for advocates of gay marriage in a North Carolina referendum, where 61 percent of voters supported amending the state’s constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, President Obama made history with his endorsement of same gender marriage. There was much speculation that Vice President Joe Biden’s May 6 statement, that he is "absolutely comfortable" with gay marriage, made on NBC's "Meet the Press," likely played a key role in pressuring Obama to make his headline-grabbing declaration three days later.  Story continues

"Climate Impacts Day" Connects Dots Between Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather

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Interview with Laura Bozzi, an organizer with Connecticut 350.org, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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On May 5, all around the world, environmental activists held what they called “Connect the Dots” events to draw a link between recent extreme weather events and climate change. The “Climate Impacts Day” action was a project of 350.org, the climate organization that is pushing to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million – from the current 392 parts per million. Climate scientists assert that 350 is the upper limit above which life on earth will fundamentally change.  Story continues

Labor and Progressive Activists Work to Get Out the Vote for Wisconsin Recall Election June 5

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Interview with Matthew Rothschild, editor of the Progressive Magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

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On May 8, Wisconsin Democratic voters went to the polls to select a candidate to challenge GOP Gov. Scott Walker in a historic recall election on June 5. Voters chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and set up a rematch of the November 2010 election when Barrett lost to Walker by five points. Throughout U.S. history, only two governors have ever been ousted in recall elections. In addition to the contest for governor, Walker’s Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators will also face recall elections for their seats.  Story continues

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