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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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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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Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who remains in self-imposed exile in Russia, released new documents recently which reveal the scope of telecom giant AT&T's decades long relationship with the NSA. The documents, covering the period from 2003 to 2013, disclose that AT&T's partnership with the NSA included providing the spy agency access to billions of domestic emails and offered technical assistance in carrying out a secret court order permitting the wiretapping of all Internet communications at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
The documents, examined by The New York Times and ProPublica, also reveal that in 2011 AT&T gave the NSA access to 1.1 billion domestic cellphone records a day, in the months before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The company, which in 2011 earned $189 million from its partnership with the NSA, is reported to have installed surveillance equipment in at least 17 of its Internet hubs in the United States.
One of those secret hubs, in room #641A located in the SBC communications building in San Francisco, was discovered in 2003 by AT&T technician Mark Klein. Three years later Klein launched a lawsuit against AT&T with the Electronic Frontier Foundation which claimed that the company was providing the NSA access to Internet traffic from other telecom companies. When Congress provided telecom companies working with the NSA retroactive immunity in 2008, the suit was dismissed. Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Mark Klein who discusses his decision to publicly disclose what he knew about AT&T's surveillance, what the new Snowden documents reveal and his view of recent Congressional reforms of the NSA surveillance program.