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April 14, 2021

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Afghan war

U.N. Now Engaged in Afghan Negotiations to End America’s Longest War

Interview with Nicolas J.S. Davies, independent journalist and author, conducted by Scott Harris

voter suppression opposition

Voter Suppression Opponents Enlist Support from Major U.S. Corporations

Interview with Marge Baker, executive vice president for policy and program with People For the American Way, conducted by Scott Harris 

Kings Bay plowshares

Last of Kings Bay Plowshares Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Receives 21-Month Prison Sentence

Interview with Mark Colville, co-founder Amistad Catholic Worker House of Hospitality, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary – April 14, 2021

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Israel's first trial of a sitting prime minister begins
  • Number of billionaires grew by 30 percent during pandemic
  • Dangers in factionalism in the Democratic Socialists of America

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By supporting the filibuster, you are either an advocate or enabler of systemic racism, voter suppression, greed, the denial of health care, and the denial of living wages. We have been working with this political sin far too long! #DontFilibusterDemocracy #PoorPeoplesCampaign https://t.co/lS70SYuOvq

Bette Midler sings, "Cruz and Hawley on the Treason Trolly!" https://t.co/IRwymMSGu9

No surprise. Trump colluded with Russia. We’ve always known his Presidency was illegitimate. Now it has been proven. For the sake of our Democracy, this man must be indicted and jailed.

@WPKNradio Upnext https://t.co/OTsd2kQzVZ: @NicolasJSDavies on how US is finally relinquishing their stranglehold over Afghan negotiations, involving U.N., Turkey & Qatar with 9 guiding principles for an Afghan-Taliban summit. More here: https://t.co/rIAOq3RIv9 #AfghanWAr

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Put your headphones on! During a recent episode of Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine, World BEYOND War's David Swanson examined how President Biden’s recent airstrikes in #Syria could jeopardize talks on the U.S. rejoining the international Iran nuclear agreement https://buff.ly/2OqNEUk #SyriaStrikes
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Biden seems to have been listening to the Progressive Caucus after all...addressing the needs of the the most vulnerable during this pandemic
https://www.theatlantic.com/.../joe-biden-new.../618589/ #progressivism
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For timely, in-depth progressive analysis, listen to Between The Lines Thursdays 5 pm CT WHYR 96.9 FM Baton Rouge, LA WHYR.org @whyr969 BTLonline.org #ontheair #progressive #livenow #news #follow #onair #fm #radioshow
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"Georgia is definitely the testing ground for all Republican-led voter suppression tactics that we see and know of in the United States. Once it works here in #Georgia, it's rolled out across the country." #RecallBrianKemp #RecallGovKemp @BlkGwinnett
https://btlonline.org/campaign-launched-to-recall-georgias-republican-gov-brian-kemp/
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Not what life should be about

Tucker Carlson villainizes journalists on his top-rated show. Then the threats pour in.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2021/04/15/tucker-carlson-journalists-threats/?request-id=04a02e0d-bb37-4cf4-901e-080f43eb8f21&pml=1 #shame