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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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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted Aug. 19, 2015 for week ending Aug. 28, 2015

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"There's a very real danger of America re-engaging in Afghanistan. Basically jumping back into the quick sand. ... There's a very real danger that the president, because of political pressure, will have to re-introduce American forces to save American face in Afghanistan."

– Matthew Hoh, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy on deteriorating military situation in Afghanistan


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As Military Situation in Afghanistan Deteriorates, U.S. Could be Drawn Back into Endless War

MP3 Interview with Matthew Hoh, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Scott Harris

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While President Obama had planned to end the U.S. war in Afghanistan by the time he leaves office in January 2017, the escalation of Taliban attacks and the rise of ISIS in the war-torn country threatens to derail that timetable. Most U.S. combat troops were withdrawn from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, leaving behind some 10,000 American soldiers in the role of advisors and as a counterterrorism quick-reaction force. Half of those troops were scheduled to leave in 2016, but in March President Obama announced he would slow down the withdrawal schedule, leaving some or all of the troops in place through the end of next year.  Story continues

New Orleans Still Faces Enormous Challenges 10 Years After Katrina, 5 Years After the BP Oil Disaster

MP3 Interview with Cynthia Sarthou, executive director of the Gulf Restoration Network, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Aug. 29 marks the tenth anniversary of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and along the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf coasts. The bulk of the damage in New Orleans occurred as a result of the failure of Mississippi River levees, which inundated vast swaths of the city. The devastating flood led to the horrific, iconic images of residents frantically calling for help from their rooftops, and of thousands of storm refugees stranded for days in the Superdome without adequate food and water.  Story continues

Social Security Disability Fund Shortfall Solution Becomes New GOP Hostage in Congressional Debate

MP3 Interview with Eric Kingson, co-director of the Strengthen Social Security Campaign, conducted by Scott Harris

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As the nation's popular Social Security system celebrated its 80th birthday on Aug. 14, the program signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1935 faced a new challenge. The annual report issued by Social Security's trustees in late July warned, "Social Security's Disability Insurance Trust Fund now faces an urgent threat of reserve depletion, requiring prompt corrective action by lawmakers if sudden reductions or interruptions in benefit payments are to be avoided." The report assured the public that Social Security's retirement fund will remain solvent until 2035 without further adjustments, a year later than previously estimated.  Story continues

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