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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 April 20, 2016 for week ending April 29, 2016

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"What is the Federal Bureau of Prisons doing at a CIA torture site? This is an agency that is responsible for running the federal prison system."

– Carl Takei, staff attorney with the ACLU National Prison Project, on their lawsuit to obtain documents on the federal agency's approval of the CIA "black site" known as "The Salt Pit" in Afghanistan


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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ACLU Sues for Bureau of Prisons Documents on Approval of CIA Torture Site

MP3 Interview with Carl Takei, staff attorney with the ACLU, conducted by Scott Harris

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Since the public first learned about the Bush administration's approval of torture techniques used by the CIA and military personnel against suspected terrorists held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay Naval base in Cuba and other covert sites around the world, there have been a number of unsuccessful attempts to hold government officials accountable for their violation of international and U.S. law.  Story continues

In a Symbolic Step, Yale Partially Divests from Fossil Fuels

MP3 Speech by Arabelle Schoenberg, a member of Fossil Free Yale, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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The second week of April saw a major escalation of climate activists on college campuses across the U.S. demanding their universities divest from fossil fuel holdings. At Yale University, a push for divestment coincided with the Global Colloquium of University Presidents which featured an address by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaking on the issue of preserving cultural heritage. The April 12 speech was attended by 30 university presidents from all over the world, including several from the U.S.  Story continues

French 'Stay Up All Night' Movement Gathers Momentum to Challenge Economic Status Quo

MP3 Interview with Sonali Kolhatkar, author, columnist, host and creator of KPFK Radio's 'Rising Up with Sonali' program, conducted by Scott Harris

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The nation of France has a rich tradition of activism, where in the name of social solidarity, many citizens feel obligated to take a stand on social justice issues from opposition to war, to human rights and labor strikes. It was in that tradition that thousands of students, trade unionists and progressive activists launched spirited protests across France on March 31 in opposition to Socialist President Francois Hollande's proposal to weaken the country's protective labor laws that unions assert favor business at the expense of workers.  Story continues

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