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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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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted Oct. 11, 2017 for week ending Oct. 20, 2017

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"We're dealing with a White House that has a clear interest in war, even nuclear war on North Korea, as well as Iran, Venezuela and other parts of the world. And North Korea has nuclear weapons. Iran does not."

– David Swanson, author, journalist and campaign coordinator with Roots Action.org, on the disastrous lesson the world is going to learn if the United States attacks another country that has very publicly disarmed itself of any nuclear weapons, as was the case with Libya.


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Trump Move to Decertify Iran Nuclear Agreement, Would be a Clear Danger to U.S. and World

MP3 Interview with David Swanson, author, journalist and campaign coordinator with Roots Action.org, conducted by Scott Harris

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Through his own words during the presidential campaign and more recent remarks before the United Nations, Donald Trump is expected to take steps that could kill the international nuclear agreement with Iran that some observers assert is the most important nuclear anti-proliferation pact this century. Trump has indicated he will decertify the agreement that President Obama and five other world powers negotiated with Iran in 2015. The deal, strongly opposed by Republicans, conservatives and Israel, suspended Iran’s nuclear weapons program and in return lifted internationally observed economic sanctions.  Story continues

Many Puerto Ricans Believe 'Second-Class Citizen' Status Contributed to Failed Federal Hurricane Response

MP3 Interview with Ana Portnoy, Puerto Rico-based writer, poet and performer, conducted by Scott Harris

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Puerto Rico suffered the most damage from hurricanes this season than the island has witnessed in almost 100 years. Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, the island is still struggling to recover. As of Oct. 10, 85 percent of Puerto Ricans are still without electricity, more than 40 percent don’t have running water, and some 80 percent of cell phone service is out of commission. By some estimates, it may take six months or more to restore power and other basic services. The death toll in Puerto Rico attributed to Hurricane Maria has risen to 43, but officials say that number is likely to rise. Islanders continue to fall victim to storm-related hazards including infections, dangerous road conditions and lack of emergency medical care.  Story continues

Protests Greet Newly Dedicated Memorial Honoring Christopher Columbus in Connecticut

MP3 Interview with Susan Dantino and Erica Roggeveen Byrne, activists, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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This year has seen dozens of cities and four states recognize the second Monday in October as “Indigenous People’s Day,” replacing the nation’s Columbus Day holiday. Columbus is being exposed more widely as a person undeserving of honor for his personal behavior toward the indigenous peoples he encountered, and for his larger role in the genocide of millions of people native to the Americas. This year has also seen more defacing of Columbus statues around the country. Bucking those trends, the town of Southington, Connecticut, unveiled a brand-new bust of Columbus on Oct. 9, honoring him for “discovering America.”  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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