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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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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted April 3, 2013 for week ending April 12, 2013

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"You know, both cases before the (Supreme Court) last week were fundamentally about whether gay and lesbian Americans should have the same freedoms and protections as everyone else in our country."

– Thalia Zepatos, director of public engagement with Freedom to Marry


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As Supreme Court Considers Two Landmark Same Sex Marriage Cases, LGBT Activists Consider Their Response

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Interview with Thalia Zepatos, director of public engagement with Freedom to Marry, conducted by Scott Harris

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In two landmark cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the future of same-sex marriage hangs in the balance. Although the high ourt rulings in these cases will determine the shape of marriage law in the U.S. in the short term, it seems inevitable that with the dramatic shift in Americans’ attitudes moving toward approval of gay marriage, the nation will eventually realize full marriage equality.  Story continues

Cyprus Banking Bailout Plan Provokes Fears of Confiscation of Depositor Funds in US and UK

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Interview with Ellen Brown, chairperson and president of the Public Banking Institute and author of “Web of Debt”, conducted by Scott Harris

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As the nations of the European Union continue to pursue austerity policies to address the continent’s ongoing economic crisis, the news is not good. The EU’s unemployment rate rose in January to 26.2 million people or 10.8 percent of the working age population. Youth unemployment increased to a record level of 23.6 percent, with nearly 60 percent jobless in both Greece and Spain. In another grim indicator, the Gross Domestic Product across the EU contracted by .5 percent, the worst decline since 2009.  Story continues

After Sandy Hook, Urban and Suburban Parents of Gun Violence Victims Make Common Cause to Pass Gun Safety Laws

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Excerpt of speech by Rev. Samuel Saylor, father of a gun-shooting victim, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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Just a few days before the Connecticut General Assembly was about to cast votes on a package of new strict gun safety laws, hundreds of people turned out March 30 for the fifth annual march and rally against urban street violence in Hartford. The demonstration was organized by the group Mothers United Against Violence and supported by other organizations, including Connecticut Against Gun Violence and Newtown Action Alliance, which was founded soon after the December 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, where a lone gunman killed 20 first-graders and 6 educators.  Story continues

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