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FBI Raid Mar-a-Lago

Does the FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago Suggest Trump’s Accountability is Possible?

Interview with Amanda Marcotte, a senior politics writer at Salon and author of the book, Troll Nation, conducted by Scott Harris

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State Legislatures are Ground Zero for GOP War on Democracy

Interview with David Pepper, an attorney and former chairman of the Ohio Democratic party, conducted by Scott Harris

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Inflation Reduction Act Passes Senate, Trades Climate Provisions for Completion of Gas Pipeline

Interview with Russell Chisholm, co-chair of the group Protect Our Water, Heritage and Right, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary – Aug. 10, 2022

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Brazil fails to investigate activist, journalist murders threatens indigenous
  • Gig workers bear the brunt of the global economic crisis
  • Wisconsin GOP threaten to make elections meaningless

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Panel: Ruthanne Baumgartner, Scott Harris and Richard Hill

Take heed of history and this era in time for the #midterms! Very essential that every one who is eligible to vote MUST VOTE. https://t.co/5sCwEwXoze
Of all of our political divides, the fact that one party votes unanimously to address the climate crisis and one votes unanimously to do nothing might be the most jaw dropping for future generations (as it is to many who are here right now).
CNN analyst says the intel Trump stole are so sensitive that FBI agents will begin FINGER PRINTING each document to find out who actually touched them.

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Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
In contrast to decades past, the Left and liberal media are cozying up to the intelligence agencies like the FBI and CIA. It seems that in the age of Trump, all critical thinking goes out the window. Below is a good podcast by Covert Action Bulletin on the reality of the FBI, following the raid by federal agents on Trump's Mara-Lago resort.
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
And, FWIW, she was trying to blow the whistle.
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Harmful chemicals called PFAS can be found even in remote regions of Tibet and Antarctica.