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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

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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 Sept. 14, 2016 for week ending Sept. 23, 2016

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"So, President Obama is pushing very hard (to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership) and sees the only opportunity in the very unaccountable period after the election – but before the next Congress starts – so the recently fired or retired members of Congress come back and they have one more chance to vote when they're not accountable to the voters."

– Melinda St. Louis, international campaigns director with Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, on why the lame duck session is a "dangerous period", a window that the pro-TPP forces and big corporations see as an opportunity


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Coalition Organizing to Stop Passage of TPP Free Trade Pact in Lame Duck Session of Congress

MP3 Interview with Melinda St. Louis, international campaigns director with Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, conducted by Scott Harris

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After the full text of the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal was released by the Obama administration in November, a broad coalition of opponents including labor, environmental and consumer groups asserted that the actual provisions in the pact were worse than originally feared. They cited an extension of intellectual property rights in the pact that will increase the cost and reduce access to critical life-saving drugs; the off-shoring of thousands of U.S. manufacturing jobs to cheaper labor markets; and the flooding of the U.S. market with unsafe and unlabeled imported food.  Story continues

Campaign Launched to Make Democracy Reform Focus of 1st Presidential Debate

MP3 Interview with Rahna Epting, chief of staff with the group Every Voice, conducted by Scott Harris

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More than 30 democracy reform groups across the U.S. are calling on the moderator in the first presidential candidate debate, on Sept. 26, NBC’s Lester Holt, to require Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump to talk about how they plan to make our democracy work for all Americans.  Story continues

Paul Winter's New Song Supports Movement to Free Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier

MP3 Interview with Paul Winter, musician and activist, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Injustices against native Americans are the focus of attention today, with the ongoing protest against the Dakota Access pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. And, a decades-old travesty of justice is in the news again, as activists are working to convince President Obama to grant executive clemency to the American Indian Movement's long time political prisoner Leonard Peltier, who has been incarcerated for the past 41 years.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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