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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

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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted June 3, 2015 for week ending June 12, 2015

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"On both sides, we really felt this tremendous longing to be one country, to have the armistice be converted into a peace treaty and to figure out a way to meld these two countries that have regimes that are so different from each other."

– Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace, on the recent women's walk for peace she participated in across the Korean DMZ, demanding a peace treaty between the North and South


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Women's Walk for Peace Across Demilitarized Zone Advocates Peace Treaty Between North and South Korea

MP3 Interview with Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace, conducted by Scott Harris

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A group of 30 international women activists crossed the Demilitarized Zone from North Korea to South Korea on May 24 in a symbolic effort to diminish the enmity between these two nations that have been divided for 70 years. Although the Korean War ended in 1953 with the signing of an armistice agreement, no final peace settlement has been negotiated between the North and South, which remain officially at war.  Story continues

Protesters Demand Federal Energy Commission Stop Rubber-Stamping Gas Industry Projects

MP3 Interview with Sydney Grange, Warren Wilson College student, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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From May 21 to 29, about 200 people from all over the eastern U.S. participated in protest actions called Stop the FERCus!, which was organized by the group Beyond Extreme Energy. Climate activists protested each morning outside the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. FERC was the target of protests because the agency has approved almost all corporate applications seeking permits for interstate fracked gas pipelines, polluting compressor stations, gas storage facilities and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals. The rush to drill, transport and burn "natural" gas through the resource-intensive and dangerous practice of fracking is putting communities and families at risk all over the country. Climate activists believe natural gas is a dangerous climate killer, because the main component of natural gas is methane, which has 86 times more impact on global warming than does carbon dioxide.  Story continues

Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Champions Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street

MP3 Interview with Jean Ross, registered nurse and a co-president of the National Nurses United union, conducted by Scott Harris

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Vermont‘s independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his campaign for president twice, once in Washington on April 30 and more recently in Burlington, Vermont on May 26, the city where he served as mayor from 1981 to 1989. In a speech to more than 5,000 supporters on the shores of Lake Champlain, Sanders discussed the serious challenges he says are facing the country, and offered an "Agenda for America” calling for “specific proposals to provide bold solutions."  Story continues

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