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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

Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine podcast Scott Harris, Melinda Tuhus and Bob Nixon

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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

    Manchin Signals Openness to Negotiating For The People Act, Filibuster Reform

    Manchin Signals Openness to Negotiating For The People Act, Filibuster Reform

    • 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
     - Trial begins for ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi 
    - Mayor Bill De Blasio's City Hall put kibosh on Civilian Complaint Review Board
    - Indigenous organizers defend the Menominee River

    • 29 min
    Trump DOJ Lawbreaking, Rigged Tax System and Defeat of Keystone XL Pipeline

    Trump DOJ Lawbreaking, Rigged Tax System and Defeat of Keystone XL Pipeline

    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 Under-reported News Summary: 


    Mexico’s populist Morena party loses ability to amend constitution30 years have passed since Israeli assassin shattered Oslo AccordsPolice violence against Latinos overlooked 

    • 29 min
    Fragile Coalition Forms to Oust Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Fragile Coalition Forms to Oust Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

    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: 
    Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: warnings of genocide and famineIRS runs out the clock, saving 14 large corporationsThe dream of a unionized New Orleans is coming true

    • 29 min
    Timid Democrats Enable Trump-GOP's Ongoing Insurrection

    Timid Democrats Enable Trump-GOP's Ongoing Insurrection

    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 dronesFacebook loophole lets world’s leaders surveil citizensBiden stimulus plan reverses austerity-style welfare reform

    • 29 min
    Accountability for Israel Essential to Attain Lasting Peace

    Accountability for Israel Essential to Attain Lasting Peace

    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:
    Myanmar’s Army used telecom sector to spy on citizensTrump officials used secret terrorism unit to question lawyers at the borderTahanie Aboushi running to transform the nation’s most powerful DA officeFor more information, related links, transcripts and in-depth interviews, visit our website BTLonline.org after 4 p.m. ET on  Wednesday May 26, 2021

    • 29 min
    Is Israel Now Attempting to Ethnically Cleanse Jerusalem of Palestinians?

    Is Israel Now Attempting to Ethnically Cleanse Jerusalem of Palestinians?

    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 another Chernobyl?
      • South Africa’s African National Congress party infighting boils over
      • Trump-spawned megadonors hold sway over GOP future

    • 29 min

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Great for getting "between the lines" of social policy debates from a progressive/"people" point of view. Especially the website - transcripts AND related links from all sorts of alternative, reliable, first-class journalists, academics and activists

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In 5-minute interview segments, the most important issues are presented and explained in ways that corporate media often ignores or can't do

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