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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

"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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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted March 23, 2016 for week ending April 1, 2016

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"ABC Evening News was covering (Donald) Trump at a rate of 240 to 1 over Bernie Sanders, at a point when the two of them had almost exactly the same poll numbers."

– John Nichols, The Nation national affairs correspondent and co-author of "People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy" on the major media's "grossly irresponsible reporting"


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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Ratings and Profit 'Trump' Journalism, As Big Media Gives 'The Donald' Billions in Free Airtime

MP3 Interview with John Nichols, national affairs correspondent, The Nation magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

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Within minutes after reports of the latest terrorist bombings that killed and maimed dozens in Brussels, Belgium on March 22, U.S. corporate news media gave precious airtime in the midst of the crisis to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, whose strong suit is appealing to racism and fear, not communicating the vital issues involved in effectively combating terrorism, or executing foreign policy.  Story continues

Scholar: 'Donald Trump is Part of the Dark U.S. Fascist Tradition'

MP3 Interview with Christopher Vials, director of American Studies at the University of Connecticut, conducted by Scott Harris

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While Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s racist and xenophobic rhetoric delivered at his large rallies have triggered condemnation and protest across the U.S., escalating violence directed at protesters who have attended his events in recent weeks have raised alarm. Trump supporters have been videotaped punching, kicking and spitting at peaceful protesters who expressed opposition to the front-running GOP candidate.  Story continues

New Documentary Film on Climate Change Supports Communities Combatting Fossil Fuel Expansion

MP3 Interview with Josh Fox, Oscar-nominated filmmaker, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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A coalition of groups called the Sugarshack Alliance, which opposes construction of a fracked gas pipeline through western Massachusetts, held a four-day, 53-mile protest walk, March 17 through 20, through several of the small towns that would be in the pipeline's path. The pipeline, called the Northeast Energy Direct, is being proposed by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, whose parent company is Kinder Morgan. Its application must be approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, by granting a so-called certificate of public convenience and necessity.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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