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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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"MSNBC Editor: Women's March is a Revival of the Progressive Movement," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 24, 2017

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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted July 9, 2014 for week ending July 18, 2014

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"We don't do well as a country, we have not done well as a country when we act out of fear. I think we need to find a way to receive the people who are coming here that's consistent with American values at the same time we take a comprehensive approach to resolving this situation."

– Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, on the urgent need for immigration reform


Listen to the entire program using these links, or to individual interviews via the links appearing prior to each segment description below.

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Flood of Immigrant Children at U.S. Border Demands Action to Reform Failed Immigration Policies

MP3 Interview with Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, conducted by Scott Harris

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In recent weeks, the large number of unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the U.S.-Mexican border has captured headlines and prompted a renewed national debate on immigration reform. The surge also set off an ugly anti-immigration protest on July 1 that blocked three government buses transporting 140 immigrant children and their mothers to a border patrol station in Murietta, California.  Story continues

In Further Erosion of Union Rights, Supreme Court Rules Home Care Workers Don’t Have to Pay Union Dues

MP3 Interview with Kenneth Margolies, a senior associate at the Worker Institute at Cornell University, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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The Supreme Court’s ruling in Harris v Quinn, an important labor rights case on June 30, was understandably overshadowed by the justice’s controversial Hobby Lobby decision that allowed privately held for-profit companies the right to deny birth control coverage to their employees, based on an employers' religious beliefs.  Story continues

In Iraq U.S. Must Pursue Diplomacy, Not Further Military Intervention

MP3 Interview with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, conducted by Scott Harris

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Since June fighters with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, have captured dozens of cities and towns in northern and Western Iraq in addition to territory the group has seized inside Syria. The leader of the extremist Sunni group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has announced his intention to form a caliphate, or Islamic state, spanning both Iraq and Syria -- and demanded that all Muslims pledge allegiance to him.  Story continues

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