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coronavirus rescue package

While Congress Deadlocks Over Pandemic Rescue Package, Federal Reserve Spends Trillions – No Questions Asked

Interview with Hadas Thier, an activist and author based in New York City, conducted by Scott Harris

Pentagon

Congress Fails to Meet Human Need by Passing Amendment Cutting Pentagon Budget

Interview with Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund, conducted by Scott Harris

dam project

Navajo Nation and Environmental Groups Oppose Dam Project Impacting Grand Canyon Ecosystem

Interview with Roger Clark, Grand Canyon program director with the Grand Canyon Trust, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary – Aug. 12, 2020

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Dictator who brutalized Darfur is in jail, but killing goes on
  • China wields its security law to crush Hong Kong dissent
  • Unemployment aid expiring, urban activists mobilize for renters

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With a major #Trump donor running the #USPS and making cuts and changes, the result is slow downs in mail deliveries - and fears it's an attempt to impact #Election2020 #MailInVoting. Mark Dimondstein of @APWUnational said workers are angry their hard work is being impacted https://t.co/up1IMjT8Ev

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Fact check: Kamala Harris is a natural-born U.S. citizen and eligible to serve as president https://t.co/MygNpBvv9X via @usatoday #WTF where did the need to check her eligibility come from? Trumpland – which routinely does not adequately vet qualified nominees?

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#LIVENOW on http://radio.wesleyan.edu:8000/stream @WESUMiddletown @APWUnational's Mark Dimonstein on Trump megadonor Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's effort to sabotage election #mailinballots & privatize nation’s Postal Service For more info visit https://btlonline.org/rising-concern-trumps-slowing-down-u-s-mail-delivery-to-gain-election-advantage/
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This week's Between The Lines

• Author and activist Hadas Thier: Congress Fights Over Pandemic Rescue Package, Federal Reserve Spends Trillions No Questions Asked

• Peace Action's Kevin Martin: Congress Fails to Pass Amendment Cutting Pentagon Budget to Meet Human Need

• Grand Canyon Trust's Roger Clark: Navajo Nation & Environmental Groups Oppose Dam Project In Little Colorado River Gorge

• Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
- Dictator who brutalized Darfur is in jail, but the killing goes on
- China wields its security law to crush Hong Kong dissent
- Unemployment aid expires, urban activists mobilize for renters

For more information, related links, transcripts and in-depth interviews, visit our website at BTLonline.org (New episode updates after 3 p.m. ET Wednesdays)

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#ICYMI THE FIX IS IN! Trump's megadonor postmaster general fired 23 top officials of the U.S. Postal Service Friday night. You can be sure mail-in ballots are going to have serious problems.https://www.alternet.org/2020/08/friday-night-massacre-at-us-postal-service-as-postmaster-general-a-major-trump-donor-ousts-top-officials #election2020 #2020election #FridayNightMassacre