Panel Discussion: Privatization v. Public Good and the Upcoming March for Our Lives on March 24

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Award-winning Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (1949-2018)

Award-winning investigative journalist and founder/editor of, Robert Parry has passed away. His ground-breaking work uncovering Reagan-era dirty wars in Central America and many other illegal and immoral policies conducted by successive administrations and U.S. intelligence agencies, stands as an inspiration to all in journalists working in the public interest.

Robert had been a regular guest on our Between The Lines and Counterpoint radio shows -- and many other progressive outlets across the U.S. over four decades.

His penetrating analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international conflicts will be sorely missed, and not easily replaced. His son Nat Parry writes a tribute to his father: Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews.

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SPECIAL REPORT: "The Resistance - Women's March 2018 - Hartford, Connecticut" Jan. 20, 2018

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SPECIAL REPORT: "Capitalism to the ash heap?" Richard Wolff, Jan. 2, 2018

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SPECIAL REPORT: Nina Turner's address, Working Families Party Awards Banquet, Dec. 14, 2017

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SPECIAL REPORT: Rainy Day Radio, Nov. 7, 2017

SPECIAL REPORT: Resisting U.S. JeJu Island military base in South Korea, Oct. 24, 2017

SPECIAL REPORT: John Allen, Out in New Haven

2017 Gandhi Peace Awards

Promoting Enduring Peace presented its Gandhi Peace Award jointly to renowned consumer advocate Ralph Nader and BDS founder Omar Barghouti on April 23, 2017.

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who helped make our 25th anniversary with Jeremy Scahill a success!

For those who missed the event, or were there and really wanted to fully absorb its import, here it is in video

Jeremy Scahill keynote speech, part 1 from PROUDEYEMEDIA on Vimeo.

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Between The Lines Presentation at the Left Forum 2016

"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

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"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017

"Free Leonard Peltier," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 6, 2016

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"The current funding to upgrade all of our warheads and the delivery systems – bombers, missiles and submarines – is going to cost a trillion dollars over the next 30 years. And that's really something we can't afford ... at a time where we're supposedly moving toward less nuclear weapons."

– Paul Kawika Martin, political and communications director with Peace Action, discussing the possibilities of a new nuclear arms race and accidental nuclear war

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U.S. Poised to Build New Generation of Nuclear Weapons As World Marks 71 Years Since Atomic Bombing of Japan

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, political and communications director with Peace Action, conducted by Scott Harris


The people of Japan solemnly gathered again this year on Aug. 6 and 9 to mark the death and destruction wrought by the U.S. dropping of atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, effectively ending World War II. This first, second and only uses of nuclear weapons in war killed an estimated 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 70,000 in the port city of Nagasaki.  Story continues

Moral Revolution of Values Tour Carries on Civil and Human Rights Struggle

MP3 Interview with Bob Zellner, former SNCC staffer who now works with the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, conducted by Melinda Tuhus


The Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, is a nationally known human rights leader. At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, he endorsed Hillary Clinton and explained why he was troubled by the way faith is cynically used by some to serve hate, fear, racism and greed. Barber is now on a revival tour, speaking in some 20 states, preaching the gospel of a Moral Revolution of Values in response to racism, sexism, economic inequality and attacks on the LGBT community.  Story continues

9/11 Widow Demands Investigation and Accountability for Alleged Saudi Link to Sept. 11 Attack

MP3 Interview with Kristen Breitweiser, 9/11 widow and activist, conducted by Scott Harris


After more than 13 years of withholding 28 pages of classified documents that were part of the congressional inquiry into the September 11, 2001 al Qaeda attacks on America that killed 3,000 people in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, U.S. intelligence officials released those pages on July 15. Although redactions totaled more than three pages of the original 29, the documents feature new details about the links between the 19 September 11 hijackers, 15 of whom were Saudi Arabian citizens, and the Saudi government.  Story continues

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