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

Episodes

September 15, 2021 29 min

New York University's Ruth Ben-Ghiat:  Pro-Insurrectionists and GOP Allies Pose Clear, Present Danger to Democracy

Everytown for Gun Safety's Justin Wagner: Right-Wing Protests with Firearms

9/11 Widow and  September 11 Advocates' Kristen Breitweiser: After 20 Years of Pressure, Biden Declassifies 9/11 FBI Report Re: Saudi Connections

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

• Brazil President Bolsonaro’s popularity is s...

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National Women’s Liberation's Jenny Brown: In Texas Abortion Law Ruling Supreme Court Moves Closer to Overturning Roe v. Wade
 
 National Priorities Project's Lindsay Koshgarian: New Report Reveals the High Cost of U.S. Militarism Since 9-11

Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network's Osprey Orielle Lake: virtual Global Assembly for Climate Justice to Address the Climate Crisis Through a Feminist Lens
 
 Bob Nixon's Und...

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Afghans for a Better Tomorrow's Arash Azizzada: Afghan-American Community & Allies Demand  Biden Ensure Safety of Afghanistan's Most Vulnerable

Hamline University's David Schultz: Holding Politicians Criminally Accountable for Deadly COVID Policies 

Prison Policy Initiative's Leah Wang: Urgent Need to Improve Basic Standards for Imprisoned Pregnant Women and Their Infants

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
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Center for International Policy's Mel Goodman: What the Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Means for Afghans and the US

Daily Poster's Walker Bragman: Democrats Missed Deadline Allows GOP to Gerrymander Their Way to Another Decade of Minority Rule

Children's Defense Fund's Zach Tilly: Programs That Cut U.S. Child Poverty in Half Can be Made Permanent By Congress

Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

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    Yale University's Jason Stanley: Investigating Trump’s Attempted Coup, Protecting Democracy

    Jubilee USA Network's Eric LeCompte: World Must Unite to Address Global COVID Vaccine Access Gap  

    Climate activist Andy Hinz: As Scientists Predict Devastating Climate Change Impacts, Activists Block Construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
    - Palestinians facing evictions from East Jerusalem r...

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    The National Low Income Housing Coalition's Sarah Saadian: CDC Issues Federal Eviction Moratorium Extension, But Millions of Renters Still at Risk

    National Nurses United's Zenei Cortez: National Nurses Union Welcomes CDC Reversal on COVID Mask Guidance

    Energy Justice Network's Mike Ewell:  Minimizing Trash Disposal Environmental Harms, Moving Toward Zero Waste

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

  • Central Asia braces ...
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    Independent Media Institute's Steven Rosenfeld: Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority Deals Death Blow to 1965 Voting Rights Act

    BanKillerDrones.org's Nick Mattern: U.S. Drone Program Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Prison 

    Salon's Amanda Marcotte: Are GOP Politicians and Right-Wing Media Spreading COVID Disinformation to Sabotage U.S. Economy?

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:
    - Pegas...

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    Social Security Works' Alex Lawson: Senate Nearing Critical Stage of Negotiating Medicare Expansion Legislation

    Smithsonian Institution's James Early: Cuba’s Economic Crisis Provokes Protests and U.S. Threats

    FairVote's Rob Ritchie: Ranked Choice Voting Tested in New York City Primary

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
    - East Germany a bastion of far-right, anti-immigrant politics
    - Joe Biden launches an anti-trust ...

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    Haiti Liberte's Kim Ives: Who Assassinated Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse?

    ShadowProof.com's Kevin Gosztola: U.S. Appeals U.K. Ruling Against Julian Assange Extradition

    Prison Policy Initiative's Wanda Bertram: Alarming Rise in Prison Deaths Exposes System Failure

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:
    • Mexico receives 40,000 applications for political asylum
    • 1,000 unmarked graves of indigenous children discovered ...

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    Past National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn:  Supreme Court Once Again Erodes Voting Rights Act, Affirming GOP Voter Suppression Laws

    Center for International Policy's Matthew Hoh: After Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal, US War Will Continue Through Drone Airstrikes

    350.org's Natalie Mebane: Exxon Lobbyist Unwittingly Reveals Company Strategy to Block Climate Legislation

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:

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    Investigative reporter and author Greg Palast: Georgia GOP Continues Campaign to Purge Minority Voters from Voting Rolls

    Poor People's Campaign's Pam Garrison and Jean Evansmore: Poor People's Campaign Protests McConnell and Manchin's Role in Derailing Voting Rights Legislation

    Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living's Zulene Mayfield: Pennsylvania Town Battles to Shut Down Toxic Waste to Energy Plant

    Bob Ni...

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    • Common Cause's Karen Hobert Flynn: Sen. Joe Manchin Signals Openness to Negotiating ForThe People Act and Filibuster Reform

    • Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele: Teacher, Campesino, Union Leader Pedro Castillo Elected President of Peru

    • Stop Solitary Connecticut's Joe Gaylin: Historic Connecticut Bill Limiting Use of Solitary Confinement Awaits Governor's Signature

    Bob Nixon's  Under-reported News Summary
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    Free Speech For People's John Bonifaz: Secret seizure of journalists and lawmakers phone records indicates broad investigation of Trump lawbreaking needed

    Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's Matthew Gardner:  Recent investigation reveals tax system rigged for rich.

    Bold Nebraska's Art Tanderup:  Working with solidarity activists helped defeat of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

    Bob Nixon's Unde...

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    Mondoweiss’s Philip Weiss: Israel’s New Governing Coalition Poised To Oust Benjamin Netanyahu

    Center for Reproductive Rights’ Hillary Schneller: Case Now Before Supreme Court Could End Reproductive Rights Established in Roe V. Wade

    Social Security Works' Alex Lawson: Progressive Coalition Pushing Biden, Congress to Protect, Expand Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid

     Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary: 

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    Gaslit Nation's Sarah Kendzior: Trump-GOP Insurrection Never Ended

    Northern Arapaho Tribe's Big Wind: Indigenous Communities Lead the Fight to Stop the Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline in Minnesota

    Inside Climate News' Nicholas Kusnetz: ExxonMobil on Losing End of Stockholder Rebellion

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:

  • Poland becomes first NATO country to buy Turkish drones
  • Facebook loophole lets world’s leaders surveil ...
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    American Friends Service Committee's Jehad Abusalim: Accountability for Israel Essential to Attain Lasting Peace 

    Oil Change International World’s David Turnbull: Top Energy Agency Calls for an End to New Fossil Fuel Development Worldwide

    National Nurses United's Rocelyn de Leon-Minch: Nation's Largest Nurses Union Opposes CDC's Relaxation of COVID Mask/Distancing Guidelines

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:

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    Georgetown University's Josh Ruebner: U.S. 'Blank Check' Aid Feeds Israel's Impunity and Gaza Horror

    Tree of Life Educational Fund's John Fussell: Worldwide Protests Decry Israel’s Airstrikes Killing Hundreds of Civilians

    Hofstra University's Mario Murillo:  Massive Colombian Protest Movement Met with Deadly Police Violence

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary
      • Could Ukraine’s nuclear industry face ano...

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    Institute for Policy Studies's Chuck Collins: How We Can Stop Massive Tax Avoidance by America's Wealthiest

    Giniw Collective's Tara Houska: National Day of Awareness Focuses Attention on Epidemic of Violence Targeting Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People

    National Security Archive's Peter Kornbluh: The 1960 CIA Plot to Assassinate Raul Castro Revealed

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:
    • In race over a...

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    Truthout.org's William Rivers Pitt: Why Biden May Finally Be Ending Reagan’s ‘Rancid Legacy’

    The Revolving Door Project's Max Moran: At 100 Days Biden Receives ‘Corporate Capture Report Card’

    ACLU of Connecticut's Claudine Fox and Connecticut state Sen. Mae Flexer: Campaign to End Prison Gerrymandering in Connecticut Gains Momentum

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary:
    - Human Rights Watch report accuses Israel of ap...

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    Lawyers Matter Task Force's Aaron Carter Bates: Lawsuit Challenges Florida's 'Anti-Riot' Law Criminalizing Protest

    United Mine Workers of America's Cecil Roberts: Mine Workers Union States Position on? Transitioning from Coal to Clean Energy Jobs

    DC Vote's Bo Shuff: Decades-Long Campaign to Make Washington, D.C.? 51st State Gains Momentum

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  • German Green Party is center...
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