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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

"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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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted June 12, 2013 for week ending June 21, 2013

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"Instead of assuming that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, we seem to have this vague suspicion, 'well, everyone is a possible criminal.' And that's really turning on its head our fundamental system of values and the constitutional amendments that protect our personal liberties. "

– Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, on the dangers of the government's massive surveillance program, which was put into effect during the Bush administration and continues under President Obama.


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NSA Leak: Massive Government Surveillance Condemned as Unconstitutional and Threat to a Free Society

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Interview with Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris

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Revelations about the U.S. government’s covert surveillance apparatus has been the focus of attention in American media and the around world since the British Guardian newspaper and the Washington Post released previously unknown details of the massive collection of phone and Internet communications. The disclosure of this top secret information, sent to Guardian journalist and civil liberties advocate Glenn Greenwald, was made by Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and recent employee of the government defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton.  Story continues

Pent-Up Grievances Against Authoritarian Rule Explode into Angry Protests Across Turkey

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Interview with Asli Bali, assistant professor at the UCLA School of Law, conducted by Scott Harris

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As the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan entered its 10th year in power, the streets across his nation have exploded into angry protest. The May 31 violent police repression of a peaceful demonstration in Istanbul’s Gezi park, organized to oppose government plans to develop the green space, triggered demonstrations in 60 cities across Turkey.  Story continues

James Gustave Speth: Survival Depends on Transition to a New, Sustainable Economy

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Excerpt of speech by environmental activist James Gustave "Gus" Speth, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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For more than 40 years, James Gustave "Gus" Speth has been one of America's environmental leaders as co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Resources Institute, as environmental adviser to Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton and as dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.  Story continues

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