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


February 1, 2023 29 min
  • Physicist and Princeton University professor emeritus Robert Socolow: Nuclear War Threat and Climate Crisis Move ‘Doomsday Clock’ 90 Seconds to ‘Midnight’
  • Friends of Hebron Executive Director Issa Amro: Rising Israeli-Palestinian Violence Amid the Oppressive Daily Reality of an Occupied People
  • Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele: Long-Running Race and Class Divide in Peru Provokes Protest and Escalating Violence
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  • Oxfam America Director of Economic Justice Nabil Ahmed: New Oxfam Report on Rising Global Inequality Calls for 5% Tax on Super-Rich

  • Beyond Extreme Energy activist Andy Hinz: U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves Projects that Generate Equivalent of 76 Coal Plants

  • Aliana Americas Associate Director Nancy Treviño: Crisis on Southern Border Underscores Urgent Need for Reform of U.S. Immigration & Asylum System

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    Author and Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali: GOP Extremists are Burning Down the House 

    Americans for Tax Fairness policy consultant Will Rice: House Republican Majority Votes to Repeal IRS Funding to Protect Rich Donors, Tax Cheats

    Yale grad student union organizers Paul Seltzer and Arita Acharya: After 30 Years of Organizing, Local 33 Wins Yale Grad Student Union

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    Stand Up America's Policy and Political Affairs Managing Director Brett Edkins: Two Years After Jan. 6 Insurrection, GOP Continues to Pose Threat to Democracy

    PEN America's Freed Expression and Education Director Jonathan Friedman: Groups Organize to Fight Repressive Culture War Book Banning Across America 

    Stop Cop City organizer Kei: Opponents of Atlanta’s ‘Stop Cop City’ Training Center Accused of Domestic Terrorism

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    Boycott From Within member Ofer Neiman: International BDS Movement Challenges Israel’s New Ultranationalist, Far Right Government

    Institute for Policy Studies' Foreign Policy in Focus Director John Feffer: What Motivates Far Right Voters and How to Win Them Back

    Defending Rights and Dissent Policy Director Chip Gibbons: As U.S. Pursues Julian Assange Extradition, Press Freedom Groups Demand Charges be Dropped

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    People for the American Way's incoming President Svante Myrick: Will Jan. 6 House Committee Criminal Referrals Result in Trump Accountability? 

    United American Indians of New England Co-Leader Mahtowin Munro: United American Indians of New England Leader Reflects on Current State of Indigenous Americas

    National Coalition for the Homeless Executive Director Donald Whitehead: New Biden Administration Policy Aims to Reduce Homeless ...

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    Social Security Works' Executive Director Alex Lawson: GOP Threatens to Hold Federal Debt Limit Hostage to Force Social Security, Medicare Cuts

    ACLU of Connecticut Legal Director Dan Barrett: Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Connecticut’s Trans-Inclusive Student Athletics Policy

    March for Our Lives Director of Policy Zeenat Yahya: 10 Years After Sandy Hook School Massacre, Campaign to End Gun Violence Continues

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    Investigative journalist and best-selling author Greg Palast: Georgia GOP Voter Suppression the Media Missed, Likely to Spread Across the U.S.

    Starbucks Union organizer Aleah Bacetti: Starbucks Continues Anti-Union Tactics to Slow Unionization Drives

    Brown University's School of Public Health's Pandemic Center Director Jennifer Nuzzo: Nursing Homes Unprepared for Ongoing Deadly COVID Pandemic

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    Former CIA analyst and Center for International Policy Senior Fellow Mel Goodman: Israel’s Dangerous New Ultranationalist Government Likely to Trigger Crisis

    Women's Earth and Climate Action Network Executive Director Osprey Orielle Lake: Climate Activists Mobilize Support for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Senior Counsel Nora Benavidez: The Wider Impact of Elon Musk’s Devolution of Twitter

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    The Nation's national affairs correspondent John Nichols:  The Republican Party’s Devolution into a Violent, White Supremacist Threat to Democracy senior political writer Amanda Marcotte: Republicans Blame Single Women for Their Midterm Election Losses

    Boston University student Herbie Waters: Letter from US Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Read at ‘Thanksgiving,’ Day of Mourning Event

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    New York University history professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat: GOP’s Embrace of Violence Endangers U.S. Democracy

    Climate activists and Fossil Free Media Director Jamie Henn: Assessing the Good, Bad and Ugly at the UN’s COP-27 Climate Summit

    Plant the Land Team Co-Director Laura Schleifer: Project Brings Vegan Food to Palestinians in Gaza Suffering Under Israeli Blockade

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    Labor and racial justice activist Bill Fletcher Jr.: Midterm Election a Major Battle in America’s Political Cold War 

    Voters of Tomorrow Deputy Communications Director Marianna Pecora:  Gen Z Vote was Critical in Blocking GOP’s Predicted ‘Red Wave’

    Lead attorney Chase Iron Eyes: Supreme Court Challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act Threatens Native American Culture and Survival

    Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

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    Former Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper: State Legislatures are Ground Zero for GOP Assault on Democracy

    Mother Jones' Washington Bureau Chief David Corn: New Book Recounts Origins of GOP Extremism and White Supremacy

    Climate activist and Yale Divinity School student Tyler Mark Nelson: Faith Groups Taking Action on the Climate Crisis

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    Roots Action co-founder Norman Solomon: In Midterm Election, Progressives Can Play a Pivotal Role to Defeat Fascist Republicans   

    Prison Policy Initiative Communications Strategist Wanda Bertram: Polling Stations in Jails Provide Opportunity for Eligible Pre-Trial Detainees to Vote  

    Media Matters Senior Researcher Andrew Lawrence: Corporate Media’s Horse-Race Election Coverage Ignores Critical Issues Important to Voters

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    Black Alliance for Peace team on Haiti's Jemima Pierre: Amid Haiti Crisis, Civil Society Groups Oppose Foreign Military Intervention

    University of Massachusetts professor emeritus of economics William Lazonick: Big Oil Stock Buybacks Must be Stopped 

    Indiana University School of Public Health professor emeritus Michael Hendryx: Biden Urged to Restart Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Health Study Halted by Trump

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    Gaslit Nation podcast cohost Sarah Kendzior: After Last Jan. 6 House Committee Hearing, Trump Continues to Escape Accountability

    Social Security Works Communications Director Linda Benesch: Republicans Propose Policies That Would Weaken or End Social Security and Medicare

    Doctors for Camp Closures volunteer Dr. Kate Sugarman: Volunteers Provide Assistance to Asylum Seekers Used as Political Props by GOP Governors  

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    • Yale professor Jason Stanley: Meet Italy’s neo-Fascist Prime Minister-Elect Giorgia Meloni

    • National Lawyers Guild past president Marjorie Cohn: Supreme Court Poised to Legalize Election Theft, Further Erode Democracy

    • Familias Unidas por la Justicia Political Director Edgar Franks: Amid Rising Temperatures Caused by Climate Change, Farmworkers Union Fights for Safety Regulations

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    Quincy Institute's Director of Grand Strategy George Beebe: As Ukraine War Intensifies, New Poll Finds Americans Want U.S. to Pursue Talks to End the Conflict

    Network for Social Justice and Human Rights Director Maria Luisa Mendonça: Polls Get it Wrong in Brazil’s First Round Presidential Election

    Grassroots climate groups consultant Drew Hudson: Climate Groups Defeat Joe Manchin’s Fossil Fuel Friendly ‘Dirty Deal’ Legislation


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    National Iranian American Council's Policy Director Ryan Costello: After the Arrest and Death of Mahsa Amini, Iran Explodes in Protest    

    Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights staff attorney Jake Love: Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Gov. DeSantis for Using Asylum Seekers as Political Props

    New Haven Climate Movement activist Patricia Joseph: Young Activists Take Action Demanding City Government Implement Proactive Climate Policies


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    Common Cause Redistricting Manager Dan Vicuña: Threat to Democracy Looms as Supreme Court Set to Hear Moore v. Harper Case

    National Campaign for Transit Justice's leader Libero Della Piana: Massive Investment in Public Transit Needed to Achieve Racial Equity and Climate Justice

    Climate Cabinet Deputy Director Emma Fisher: 17 States Criminalize Protests Targeting Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects

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