Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine podcast

Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine podcast

Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the free trade, corporate-driven policies of the World Trade Organization and World Bank/International Monetary Fund; post-9/11 erosion of civil liberties; constitutional protections and international law in the U.S.; the crisis in the U.S. health care system; international grassroots mobilization to confront global climate change; racism permeating the prison industrial complex; and efforts to repair flaws in the U.S. electoral system.Squeaky Wheel Productions is our 501(c)(3) nonprofit production company and distributor. This consumer podcast may occasionally contain a fundraising pitch. 233680


April 17, 2024 29 mins

Boston University professor Assaf Kfoury: After Iran Retaliation Against Israel’s Bombing of Embassy in Syria, Netanyahu Threatens Counterattack

Independent journalist Julie Dermansky: Media Coverage Lapse of 2023 Marathon Petroleum Refinery Fire Leaves Residents Vulnerable

Mother Jones fellow Katie Herchenroeder: Arizona Supreme Court Revives ‘Zombie’ 1864 Abortion Ban

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary


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Former CIA analyst and author Melvin Goodman: Israel’s Attack on Iran’s Syrian Embassy Could Trigger a Perilous Regional War

The Lever investigative reporter Katya Schwenk: The Supreme Court May be Poised to Weaken Federal Anti-Corruption Laws, Legalize Bribery

FAIR intern Phillip HoSang: Trump, GOP, Right-wing Media Weaponize Disinformation on Immigration

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

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Physicians for Reproductive Health former board chairwoman Dr. Kristyn Brandi: Abortion and Reproductive Rights are on the 2024 Election Ballot

Hartford Catholic Worker co-founder Jackie Allen Doucot: Activists at Groton Submarine Base Protest the Ongoing Threat of Nuclear War

Independent journalist Arvind Dilawar: Israeli Propagandists Target US Journalists, Skewing Coverage of Gaza War

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Georgetown University Justice and Peace Program Adjunct Lecturer Josh Ruebner: After 5 Months of Palestinian Carnage, US Finally Allows Passage of UN Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

Faith Coalition to Stop Cop City member Rev. Keyanna Jones: ‘Stop Cop City’ Opponents Fight for Atlanta Voters to Decide Fate of Militarized Police Training Facility

Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Karen Dolan: Assessing Biden’s Domestic Policy Agenda as 20...

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The Nation Senior Editor Jack Mirkinson: Biden’s Contradictory, Deadly Gaza Policies Prioritize Rhetoric Over Action

Center for Economic and Policy Research Senior Research Associate Jake Johnston: US and Other Nations Intervene Once Again in Haiti to Address a Crisis They Helped Create

Elder Climate Activist Karen 'River' Bixler Risks Freedom and Health in Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest

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Oxfam America President Abby Maxman and Harvard Medical School assistant professor and Doctors Against Genocide member Dr. Karameh Kuemmerle: Humanitarian Crisis and Starvation Used as a Weapon of War in Gaza Demands Immediate Ceasefire

Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability founder Mazin Qumsiyeh: Beyond the Devastation in Gaza, Repression & Violence Impact Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank

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Arab American Institute President James J. Zogby: Ongoing Gaza Catastrophe Rouses Michigan Primary Voters to Send Biden a Message 

Jewish Israeli anti-apartheid peace activist Ofer Neiman: The World and Americans Must Hold All Israeli Institutions Accountable for Occupation, Apartheid and Genocide 

Former Connecticut Judge Thomas G. Moukawsher: SCOTUS Review of Trump’s Total Immunity Claim Effectively Delays Jan. 6 Trial Un...

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"The Dissenter" Editor Kevin Gosztola: Julian Assange Fights Last Battle to Stop UK Extradition to US

For a Better Bayou founder James Hiatt: Worldwide Protests Demand Insurance Companies Stop Fueling the Climate Crisis

St. Joseph's University associated professor Theodore Hamm: New Information Emerges in the Assassination of Malcolm X Implicating the FBI

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
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Former CIA analyst Melvin Goodman: As Ukraine War Enters 3rd Year, It’s Time to Stop the Killing

Veterans for Peace National Director Mike Ferner and Eisenhower Media Network Associate Director Matthew Hoh: Veterans for Peace Demands Biden Stop Sending Weapons to Israel, Investigate Violation of US Law

Appalachian Voices Director of Govern Affairs and Strategy Chelsea Barnes: Coalition Proposes Federal Legislation to Clean-up Zombie ...

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Institute for Policy Studies' Phyllis Bennis: Biden’s Ineffectual Response to Israel’s Ongoing Carnage in Gaza War

Unity Council for East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment's Hilary Flint: One Year After East Palestine Toxic Train Derailment, Residents Still Seeking Help on Heath Impacts

Free Speech for People's Amira Mattar: SCOTUS Hearing on Colorado’s Removal of Trump from State Ballot Ignores Role as Insurrectionist


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Code Pink Women for Peace Co-Founder Medea Benjamin: Preventing a Wider Middle East War Linked to Ending Israel’s Brutal War in Gaza

Vessel Project founder and CEO Roishetta Ozane: Biden Pause on Approving LNG Export Terminals Won’t Solve Frontline Communities’ Health Hazards

San Diego City College professor Justin Akers Chacón: GOP and Far Right Forces Provoking National Emergency at Southern Border

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Former UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk: Israel’s Brutal Gaza War Has Now Killed 25,000 Palestinians

Climate Defiance organizer Maxwell Downing: Direct Action Climate Group Targets Retiring Sen, Joe Manchin as “Climate Super Villain”

Stand Up America's Tishan Weerasooriya: Supreme Court Poised to Decimate Federal Regulations on Pollution, Climate, Public Health

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Yale professor and author of 'How Fascism Works' Jason Stanley: Trump's Fascist Threat to Democracy Downplayed by US Media

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws' Political Director Morgan Fox: US Dept of Health and Human Services Recommends Marijuana be Classified as a Schedule III Drug

Smith College professor and MS magazine Contributing Editor Carrie Baker: U.S. Courts Uphold States’ Extremist A...

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Human rights laywer Robert L. Herbst: South Africa Files International Court of Justice Case Accusing Israel of Genocide in Gaza

Nonviolence International Director Michael Beer: Protest at US Holocaust Museum Demands Response to Israel’s Atrocities in Gaza

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington senior counsel Nikhel Sus: Two States Rule Insurrectionist Donald Trump Ineligible to Appear on 2024 Ballot

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Palestinian-American Dr. Dana Elborno: Physician Relates the Horror Palestinians Face in Gaza as Israel-Hamas War Continues into 2024

National Popular Vote's Christopher Pearson: Group Challenging America’s Undemocratic Electoral College System Gaining Support

Clean Slate's Rodney Moore, Phil Kent and Helen Caraballo: Connecticut’s Clean Slate Law Seals Criminal Records of People Convicted of Misdemeanors, Some Felonies

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Salon senior politics writer Amanda Marcotte: If Re-elected, Trump Vows to Impose a Fascist Regime. But Are Americans Listening?

Social Security Works Executive Director Alex Lawson: A Bipartisan ‘Fiscal Commission’ is GOP’s Latest Threat to Cut Social Security, Medicare Benefits

Yale University Local 33 grad student union member Sasha Tabachnikova: After 30 Years of Organizing, Yale Grad Student Union Local 33 Wins First Contract


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Palestinian-American writer Samer Badawi: Biden Has The Power to Stop Israel’s Carnage in Gaza 

Greenfaith Executive Director Fletcher Harper: COP28 Showcase for False Solutions Fails to Make Urgently Needed Progress Addressing Climate Crisis

SUNY economics professor emeritus Michael Zweig: New Book Examines the Issues of Class, Race, Gender and the Injuries of Capitalism

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Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression's Will Creeley: Protecting Free Speech on Campus as Israel-Hamas War Stokes Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

National Immigration Law Center's Kica Matos: Republicans Tie Support for Israel, Ukraine Aid to Imposing New Draconian Immigration Laws

Climate activist and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Peter Kalmus: Too Little, Too Late at the UN COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai

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Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft Executive Vice President Trita Parsi: Biden Pays High Price for Embrace of Israel’s Deadly Gaza Attack

Palestinian engineer and social justice activist Salma Abu Ayyash: Indigenous Activists Embrace Palestinian Struggle for Human Rights & Self-Determination

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Yale history professor Greg Grandin and National Security Archive's Peter Kornbluh: The Dark...

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The Friends Committee on National Legislation Legislative Director Hassan El-Tayyab: After Gaza Humanitarian Pause, Hostage/Prisoner Release, Activists Push for Permanent Ceasefire

Harvard University Kirkland & Ellis professor of law Nicholas Stephanopoulos: Federal Appeals Court Ruling Further Erodes 1965 Voting Rights Act and US Democracy

Canadian Indian residential school system survivor Harriet Prince: Canadian Indian School ...

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