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Between The Lines – Aug. 15, 2018

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Saudi Airstrike on Bus Carrying Children Adds to Civilian Death Toll in Yemen’s War

Interview with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, conducted by Scott Harris

Kings Bay Plowshares Anti-Nuclear Activists Prepare for Trial

Interview with Mark Colville, founder of the Amistad Catholic Worker House in New Haven, Connecticut, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Trump Moves to Roll Back Obama-era Auto Fuel Efficiency and Pollution Standards

Interview with Andrew Linhardt, Sierra Club associate director for Legislative and Administrative Advocacy, conducted by Scott Harris

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Aug. 15, 2018

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Saudi Arabia Planned to Invade Qatar Last Summer; Was Tillerson Ousted Over It?
  • After Maria, Puerto Rico to Move 3,200 Inmates to Arizona
  • Steve Cohen Is Spending Millions to Help Veterans; Why Public Anger?

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‘Project Blitz’ Pushing Christian Right Agenda in State Legislatures

Conservative Christian evangelicals have been an important part of the Republican Party coalition since 1980 when Ronald Reagan unexpectedly defeated Jimmy Carter in the...

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On Feb. 24, a group of Connecticut-based climate activist organizations sponsored a conference titled, "A Teach-in for a Livable World! Climate Justice Now!" One...

Popular Social Movements in History Needed Hope to Succeed

Contemporary peace and social movements in the U.S., from the millions who rallied to fight for civil rights and racial justice –  and those...

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• The Islamic State is making a comeback in Iraq, just seven months after being forced out of Iraqi cities – and the government declaring...

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Mid-term Elections and Voter Suppression

The panel focuses on voter suppression in the upcoming mid-term elections with Stephen Spaulding, chief of strategy with Common Cause. Recorded and produced by Richard Hill, WPKN's Resistance Roundtable Aug. 11, 2018 

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John Brennan Calls President Trump's Claim of No Collusion With Russia 'Hogwash' in Scathing NYT Op-Ed @alternet https://t.co/hFF7SjdIMU
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@SierraClub - "pushback" on Trump's rollback of Obama-era pollution / #emissions and fuel efficiency regulations #environment #climateaction #np

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