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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 Jan. 28, 2015 for week ending Feb. 6, 2015

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"What (the Syriza victory in Greece) teaches is, when two parties seem to have a lock on politics, like the traditional two in Greece did, the system can undo their dominance. And if it can happen in Greece, why not in the United States as well?"

– Interview with Richard Wolff, professor of economics at New School University, on the rise of Greece's Syriza (Coalition of the Radical Left) party and its ripple effects around the world.


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Leftist Syriza Party Victory in Greece Strengthens Anti-Austerity Movement Across Europe

MP3 Interview with Richard Wolff, professor of economics at New School University, conducted by Scott Harris

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Running on an uncompromising anti-austerity platform, Greece’s Syriza party, the Coalition of the Radical Left, won a decisive victory over the conservative New Democracy party in the economically battered nation’s Jan. 25 election. Syriza fell only two seats short of winning an absolute majority in Greece’s 300-seat Parliament, prompting party leader Alexis Tsipras to form an alliance with the small, center right Independent Greeks party to form a governing coalition.  Story continues

Fracking Opponents Make Their Voices Heard at Pennsylvania Governor’s Inauguration

MP3 Pennsylvania mother Penni Lechner and the Delaware Riverkeeper Maya van Rossum

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On Jan. 20, Democrat Tom Wolf was inaugurated governor of Pennsylvania, after his November defeat of incumbent Republican Tom Corbett. While taking more progressive stands than his predecessor on several issues, his support for natural gas fracking differs from Corbett's only in that he says he wants to "make it safer" and charge a tax on the gas that companies extract, earmarking the funds for the state's education budget. He describes his stand on fracking as "having his cake and eating it, too."  Story continues

Unchecked Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons Modernization Moves 'Doomsday Clock' Two Minutes Closer to Midnight

MP3 Interview with Kennette Benedict, executive director and publisher of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, conducted by Scott Harris

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In 1945, a group of scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project, which developed the world’s first atomic bomb during World War II, founded the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Two years later, the publication created the "Doomsday Clock," “using the imagery of apocalypse (midnight) and the contemporary idiom of nuclear explosion (countdown to zero), to convey threats to humanity and the planet. The Bulletin’s Security Board, which includes 17 Nobel Laureates, makes the decision on when to move the Doomsday clock’s minute hand forward or backward.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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