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Between The Lines – July 18, 2018

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Trump’s Disastrous Summit Performance Could Derail U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Control Talks

Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst, now a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Scott Harris

Ireland is First Nation in World to Fully Divest from Fossil Fuel Industry

Interview with Richard Brooks, North America iconic divestment campaigns coordinator with 350.org, conducted by Scott Harris

CT Lawsuit Targeting Family Separation Policy Succeeds in Reuniting Children with Their Parents

Excerpt of speeches by Muneer Ahmed, Vanesa Suarez and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary July 18, 2018

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Brexit white paper sparks political crisis for May
  • Prison reform second chance Pell grants for post secondary education
  • Union busting enabled by Janus decision

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JOHN NICHOLS: Democracy on Life Support?

The panel talks with journalist and author John Nichols about Trump's selection of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Recorded and produced by Richard Hill, WPKN's Resistance Roundtable July 14, 2018
4 hours ago
In secret recording seized by FBI, Trump and Cohen discuss buying rights to model’s account of alleged affair https://t.co/7TxI5G0Frd
11 hours ago
Hey Trumpsters, get out while you still can.... Yes you'll be forever tainted with the stench of your foolish association with the deranged President. But you may avoid a lengthy prison sentence in a cell adjacent to where #DonaldTrump will spend the rest of his miserable life! https://t.co/Z1GNcn894q
R. Saddler 📎🗽🌊 @Politics_PR
After Helsinki, White House Staff Depressed and Ready to Bail https://t.co/62vIyCi2uj https://t.co/QdxmFrzjzo
12 hours ago
If the #GOP can make up bogus rules, certainly #Democrats, if they had any backbone, would propose their own completely rational rule. Presidents who are under investigation for treason should not be permitted to appoint a #SCOTUS judge who will likely hear #Trump's own case! https://t.co/BYZYfIznoo
12 hours ago
Fire @HomeDepot from your shopping list! https://t.co/ofk7zCs4mA
Brian Krassenstein @krassenstein
Meet Maurice Rucker, 60.

@HomeDepot just fired him for not 'disengaging' after a customer told him:

‘F*ck you. You’re a piece of sh*t. If Trump wasn’t president, you wouldn’t even have a job. You’re from the ghetto, what do you know?”

RETWEET to help him find a BETTER job! https://t.co/erHSEyoT43
12 hours ago
All the trappings of a tin pot dictatorship run by a mad man! https://t.co/LoD8FKELbn

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