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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

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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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JEREMY SCAHILL: Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker "Dirty Wars"

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

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Posted Feb. 27, 2013 for week ending March 8, 2013

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"We know from the work of Fix the Debt, as well as the Simpson-Bowles Commission operation to influence policymakers, the real effort by Pete Peterson is to get his hands and (those) of the private sector on Social Security and to change Social Security to make it harder to access for Americans, to reduce the amount of payments for ordinary Americans and also basically undermine other safety net programs."

– Lisa Graves, executive director of Center for Media and Democracy, on why billionaire Pete Peterson's organization, Fix the Debt, has launched a public relations campaign to pressure that Congress' budget negotiations on the debt ceiling, fiscal cliff and sequestration include Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid cuts.


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Investigation Reveals Interests Behind Astroturf "Fix the Debt" Campaign to Slash Nation's Social Safety Net

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Interview with Lisa Graves, executive director of Center for Media and Democracy, conducted by Scott Harris

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In the latest in a series of dramatic political and economic showdowns in Washington, D.C., beltway politicians, pundits and much of the nation are now focused on the current debate over the March 1 deadline to avert the sequester. The sequester is measure mandating a series of automatic cuts in the federal budget, that will reduce across the board government spending in military and domestic programs by $85 billion, a down payment on $1 trillion in cuts over the next decade.  Story continues

Tar Sands Opponents Form Cross-Border Alliance to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

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Excerpt of speech by Jackie Thomas, chief of Saik'uz First Nation in Canada, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus at the Feb. 17, 2013 Keystone Pipeline rally in Washington, D.C.

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Leaders of native nations in both Canada and Oklahoma were among the speakers at the “Forward on Climate” rally in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 17, which saw an estimated 35,000 to nearly 50,000 people supporting the demand that President Obama deny a federal permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would transport dirty tar sands from Alberta, Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast, mostly for export.  Story continues

Planned Pentagon-Funded Yale Research Project Mobilizes Opposition from Campus and Community

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Interview with Chris Hebdon, Yale University graduate student active with opposition group, conducted by Scott Harris

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Controversy erupted on the Yale University campus in late January, when The Yale Herald reported that the Pentagon’s Special Operations Command had recently awarded Charles Morgan, a professor of psychiatry at Yale’s Medical School, a $1.8 million grant to teach interviewing methods to U.S. Army Green Berets using New Haven’s local immigrant population as volunteer, paid test subjects. The objective of the Center of Excellence for Operational Neuroscience that Morgan hopes to direct is to improve the quality of military intelligence that will be applied by the Pentagon in the field and in combat zones around the world.  Story continues

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