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Between The Lines – Oct. 17, 2018 – Full Show

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U.S. Relationship with Saudi Arabia Enables Kingdom to Murder with Impunity

Interview with Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace, conducted by Scott Harris

New U.N. Report on Climate Change Issues Dire Warning, Calls for Urgent Action

Interview with Michelle Chan, Friends of the Earth vice president of programs, conducted by Scott Harris

Washington State Ballot Initiative Would Impose Carbon Emissions Fee on Its Largest Polluters

Interview with Nick Abraham, communications director with Yes on 1361 Campaign, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Oct. 17, 2018

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Bolsonaro favored to win the election
  • Russia quietly expands Influence in the Balkans
  • U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-California, increasingly implicated in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation

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Trump has today has apparently changed his tune, but it took him two weeks
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Note what's reported about slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in contrast to the way right-wing media, such as Fox News, is now covering for Trump and trying to smear #Khashoggi

"I Was Ordered Silent": How Jamal Khashoggi Fell Out With Bin Salman https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/10/how-jamal-khashoggi-fell-out-with-bin-salman
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• Medea Benjamin: U.S. Relationship with Saudi Arabia Enables Kingdom to Murder with Impunity
• Michelle Chan: New U.N. Report on Climate Change Issues Dire Warning, Calls for Urgent Action
• Nick Abraham: Washington State Ballot Initiative Would Impose Carbon Emissions Fee on Its Largest Polluters
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