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Al Jazeera America Set to Debut (tags)

media

Fiscal cliff is a hoax, may be bipartisan excuse to kill off U.S. poor people! (tags)

The media hype about the so-called fiscal cliff is just another bipartisan excuse to increase the gap between the wealthy and ever increasing number of poor people in the U.S. Notice both parties are advocating large cuts to social safety net programs when people are already struggling with poverty, while U.S. military bases remain operational on foreign soil through the Earth and only Presidential candidate Ron Paul was willing to save money by closing ALL overseas bases.

BTL: Critics Separate Rhetoric from Reality in Obama's "Hope and Change" Foreign Policy (tags)

Interview with John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris

Anti-Iranian Rage (tags)

Iran

BTL:Egyptian Military Consolidates Power as Muslim Brotherhood Claims Presidency (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris

BTL:Palestinians Vow to Test Bid for Statehood at United Nations (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

The Tax System is Out of Control (tags)

Citi-group and Bank of America operate many branch offices in tax havens. The use of tax havens deprives the state of $100 billion annually. "These tax havens accelerate the transfer of assets from local communities and the global South to the bank accounts of the richest..."

BTL:Study Finds 25 Top CEOs' Pay Exceeds Corporate Taxes Paid (tags)

Interview with Scott Klinger, Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow, conducted by Scott Harris

Video: Research Shows Rich Getting Richer Makes Poor Poorer (tags)

From a certain point, increased wealth does not bring greater happiness. Time sovereignty and personal freedom are lost when life is reduced to vulgar materialism. Cheney's book "In My Time" should be titled "In My Imagination" and belongs in the crime section, not in history (K.Olbermann)

BTL:Obama Fails to Answer Key Questions on U.S.-Libya Intervention End Game (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies , conducted by Scott Harris

BTL:Eqyptian Revolution Places Trust in Military to Move Nation Toward Democracy (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

BTL:Senate Finance Reform Bill Falls Short of Addressing Concentration of Wealth and Power (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

PHILIPPINES; A CAPITALIST CALAMITY (tags)

Filipinos now see more clearly the calamitous state of the system.In the morning of Sept. 26, tropical storm Ondoy (international codename: Ketsana) pounded Metro Manila and the surrounding regions, dumping a month’s worth of rain in just six hours and causing the most massive flooding seen in the last 40 years. A week later, super typhoon Pepeng (Parma) hit Northern Luzon, inundating farmland and causing mudslides in the mountainous mining region of Benguet, including Baguio City, a U.S.-designed community.

1/17 Palestine Watch:Latest News from Israel Invasion of Gaza, Over 1,200 Killed (tags)

The death toll from the now more than three weeks of assault stands at 1,199 Palestinians killed, including more than 400 children according to UN and Palestinian medical sources....

Common Security in Economic Crisis (tags)

Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies. In his sermon, he challenges us: "We can retreat into fear or move to community. We have ventured to the limits of acquisitive greed. Our `mutual aid muscles' may have atrophied and need strengthening.."

1/9: Palestine Watch: Israeli War on Gaza Continues Despite UN Truce Call (tags)

Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza: Israeli War and Massacre on Gaza Continues Despite UN Truce Call, Senate Pass Pro-Israel Legislation!

Palestine Watch:1/2-1/3 Weekend of Worldwide Protests Against Israeli Attacks on Gaza! (tags)

Over 60 protest at coming weekend across U.S. and Europe!

12/30: Latest Lists of Protest Worldwide Against Israeli Attacks on Gaza! (tags)

Over 60 protests will be schedule at the U.S. and the World on Tuesday December 30 and the following week!

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford Lauds D.C. Money Launderer James Dale Davidson ! (tags)

'But his( South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford's)career took a dramatic turn after he heard James Dale Davidson, founder of the National Taxpayers Union, give what Sanford recalls as an "apocalyptic" speech about excessive government spending. Sanford decided to run for Congress, pledging to end the deficit, eschew pay hikes and serve only three terms.' - Dec 01, 2008 McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

Jeremy Scahill: This (Old) News Just In... Obama Doesn't Plan to End the Iraq Occupation (tags)

The New York Times is reporting about an "apparent evolution" in president-elect Barack Obama's thinking on Iraq, citing his recent statements about his plan to keep a "residual force" in the country and his pledge to "listen to the recommendations of my commanders" as Obama prepares to assume actual command of US forces. "At the Pentagon and the military headquarters in Iraq, the response to the statements this week from Mr. Obama and his national security team has been akin to the senior officer corps' letting out its collective breath," the Times reported. "The words sounded to them like the new president would take a measured approach on the question of troop levels."

Industriales de la miseria, los nuevos dueños del Paraguay (tags)

Declarar estado de emergencia es para algunos comedores de carroña de Paraguay un gran negocio, que se traduce en millones de dólares.

Demand Grows For bush To Reveal Details of Plan Mexico (tags)

billions to keep the price of illegal drugs up, but not one cent for the fence....

AFRICOM: Wrong for Liberia, Disastrous for Africa (tags)

Just two months after U.S. aerial bombardments began in Somalia, the Bush administration solidified its militaristic engagement with Africa. In February 2007, the Department of Defense announced the creation of a new U.S. Africa Command infrastructure, code name AFRICOM, to “coordinate all U.S. military and security interests throughout the continent.”

Pluristem Placentas,James D Davidson,Leumi Bank Israel Holocaust Victims,U.S.Stock Fraud (tags)

Below is a link to and quote from James Dale Davidson and his newsmax.con's spamming for the illegal Israeli-U.S. penny stock pump and dump scam called Pluristem that hopes to get 'oil from placentas' according to the tasteless con artist Davidson.As you will see if you follow the link the Beltway connected James Dale Davidson received 20 million of the Israeli scamsters' U.S. penny stock shares. If, for instance, he can keep the price at or above 5 U.S. cents as he sells or 'dumps' his 20 million shares he will make a million dollars or more on this one penny stock fraud alone ! And that can buy more influence in Washington !

The Shortwave Report 4/6/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia.

U.S. bars victim of torture from entry to receive award (tags)

The American police state is starting to look more and more like the police states of Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union gulag and the iron fist rule of Red China.

BTL:Parallel Government Established in Mexico as... (tags)

...Millions Reject Tainted Presidential Election~Interview with the Chuck Collins, a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Zimbabwe and Pan-African Liberation (tags)

An interview with Netfa Freeman, just returned from Zimbabwe

BTL:CEO Pay in Defense, Oil Industry Skyrocket, as Workers' Wages Decline (tags)

Interview with Sarah Anderson, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies & co-author of the "Executive Excess 2006" salary survey, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Lebanese & Israeli Civilians Clear Losers as... (tags)

..Cease-Fire Ends Israel's Offensive ~ Interview with Stephen Zunes, Middle East editor with Foreign Policy in Focus, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Lebanese Civilians 2 March SOUTH (tags)

After August 12, the campaign will continue with a series of civil actions, leading to an August 19 civilian march to reclaim the South. "Working together, in solidarity, we will overcome the complacency, inaction, and complicity of the international community and we will deny Israel its goal of removing Lebanese from their land and destroying the fabric of our country," explained Samah Idriss, writer and co-organizer of this campaign.

BTL:After Qana Slaughter, Israel & Bush Administration Widen War in Lebanon (tags)

Interview with Ian Williams, U.N. correspondent with the Nation magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Israel and U.S., Partners in Lebanon Offensive (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Indymedia On Air July 10, 2006 (tags)

Eric Leaver of the Institute for Policy Studies on Bush foreign policy; Poverty, War and Globalization in Lebanon

solar energy links USA (tags)

review of support groups for solar energy, climate protection, clean air and food securtiy

State Lawlessness (tags)

The Diowning Street memo revealed the deceit that Bush and Blair planned an invasion of Iraq from 2002. Cheney kept repeating the lie that Saddam caused 9/11. After he finally denied the connection, the media ignored his denial.

HOSTILE TAKEOVER - THE CORPORATE CONTROL OF SOCIETY AND HUMAN LIFE (tags)

HOW PREDATORY GIANT CORPORATIONS DESTROY SOCIETY AND PEOPLE

BTL:Israeli-Palestinian Impasse Likely to Persist after Sharon's Stroke (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

1,400 at D.C. meet say 'Take Back America' (tags)

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of protesters, chanting "Hands off my Social Security" and "Not wise to privatize," marched to the White House in the rain June 3.

BTL:Critics Challenge White House Claims that Iraq War Responsible for... (tags)

...Tentative Moves Toward Middle East Democracy ~ Interview with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

UFPJ: End war, bring troops home now! (tags)

Over 450 participants from throughout the country adopted a new strategic framework setting UFPJ’s top priority as ending the war and winning a complete U.S. withdrawal from Iraq.

Thousands assail Bush hypocrisy: Freedom for who? (tags)

Obscene spending at inaugural while millions go without

BTL:U.S. Emergency and Development Aid Comes with Many Strings Attached (tags)

Interview with Tom Barry, policy director of Foreign Policy in Focus, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Military Families Campaign to Bring U.S. Troops Back from Iraq Now (tags)

Interview with Charlie Richardson, co-founder of Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

US Taxpayer: Your itemized bill for the Iraq Occupation (tags)

Findings by the Institute for Policy Studies and Foreign Policy in Focus: over 9,000 Iraqi civilians were killed; al-Qaeda's membership stands at 18,000; costs will exceed $3,400 for every US household.

The Top 100 Heroes of Peace (tags)

Everyone on this list have spoken at great risk to their jobs and their lives.Not a few of them have lost their jobs and too many have lost their lives speaking out against the Bushes and the Blairs and the Sharons.Suicides, Plane Crashes, Accidents.One was bulldozed to death.

Anti Defamation League (ADL) #7 (tags)

Freedom of Information Act records show that the ADL played a major role in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s co/intell/pro racial matters' and white hate groups' operations targeting the civil rights movement as well as its opponents.

BTL:Thousands of Iraqis Killed During War Contributes Toward... (tags)

...Resistance Against U.S. Occupation. Interview with Carl Conetta, co-director at the Project on Defense Alternatives, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Escalation of Guerrilla Attacks on U.S. Occupation Force in Iraq Shakes... (tags)

...White House Confidence. Interview with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The Call for a National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and (tags)

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Charities, Libertarianism failed by Human Nature (tags)

Contrary to the Libertarian View, non-profits face the very real prospect of significant, continuing declines in government funding, their second-largest source of revenue. Even worse, a recent study of 238 foundations found that they spent nearly $45 million on trustee fees, mostly to boards of directors, rather than using that money for charity.

Who is this piece of shit named ANDREW GIMSON? (tags)

See some of you propagandist bullshit about The NYC 9-11 Investigatory Film and Roundtable Program .The panel included former U.S. Congresswoman, Cynthia McKinney; co-founder of the 911 Citizenswatch, John Judge; Publisher and Editor of "From the Wilderness", Mike Ruppert; former CIA analyst, Raymond L. McGovern; member of steering committee of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, David Mac Michael; author, Peter Lance, and filmmaker, writer, and media critique Danny Schechter. The Program is sponsored in conjunction with events in Berlin, Germany, in several cities in Canada, and several other cities in the U.S...

Bush Order Makes Corporate Anarchy Viable In Iraq (tags)

AN EXECUTIVE ORDER can be a surreptitious way of making policy. It often makes an end-run around Congress and frequently escapes the media's attention as well. It is, in short, a way of making policy by fiat. Now, a potentially explosive executive order has just been discovered by SEEN, the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network. Signed on May 22, it appears to give U.S. oil companies in Iraq blanket immunity from lawsuits and criminal prosecution.

It's 2003, do you know what the "Club for Growth" is? (tags)

"When the supply-siders at the Club for Growth decide to back a candidate who favors the economic policies of the Reagan era, donations don't just trickle down, they gush." -- Congressional Quarterly Today, Feb. 7, 2003

The Other Bush Lie (tags)

"The conclusion, then, is inescapable. The cadre of cheerleading hawks -- both inside and outside the administration -- who led the United States to war 19 months later had decided within 10 days of the terrorist attacks that 9/11 should be used as the pretext for Hussein's removal, even if there was absolutely no connection between the two."

The Stratification of Racism In Israel -- Phyllis Bennis via JA (tags)

Within Israel there are really 4 levels of citizenship, the first three being various levels of Jewish participation in Israeli society, which are thoroughly racialized. Beneath all these layers of Jews come--4th--the Palestinian citizens.

EU Draws a Line in the Sand (tags)

Now that the European Union has drawn a line in the sand by bringing the exiled word "Central" back to center stage in a vote on Thursday April 17th. 2003 that demands that the U.N. play the "Central" role in rebuilding Iraq

Secret Bechtel Documents Reveal: Yes, It Is About Oil (tags)

Titled "Crude Vision: How Oil Interests Obscured US Government Focus on Chemical Weapons Use by Saddam Hussein," this report traces an intense effort by Reagan officials in the mid-OE80s to win Hussein's approval for a $2-billion oil pipeline to be built by Bechtel, running from the Euphrates oilfields in southern Iraq westward to Jordan and the Gulf of Aqaba. A key player in that effort was Rumsfeld, then the CEO of Searle drugs, the giant phramaceutical company.

How the Reformists attempt to liquidate the anti-war movement (tags)

Recent New York Times article outlines a well-organized, massive and concerted effort by the reformist wing of the antiwar movement to derail the antiwar movement and turn activists into election fodder for the Democratic Party.

The Peace Movement is Being Hijacked by the Liberals? (tags)

It's very easy after all hard work has been done for those that have without any democracy involved to take the reins of the peace movement and steer it nose first into the ground.

Iraq War Quiz (tags)

A quiz for the neo-con thugs

GULF WAR 2 TEST (tags)

found this on http://www.zmag.org $$$ take the quiz and rate yourself below. $$$ sources are listed next to the answers $$$

TAKE THE IRAQI WAR QUIZ (tags)

How much do you know about Iraq War II and our great government? found this on http://www.zmag.org

KEY EMBASSIES, UN MISSIONS, and CONSULATES CONTACT INFO (tags)

You can make a difference from your home! Take email/phone action now!

EMAIL/PHONE ACTION! Contact Consulates/Embassies! (tags)

You can make a difference from your home! Take email/phone action now!

Phyllis Bennis on US at UN: Coalition of the Willing or Coalition of the Coerced? (tags)

Phyllis Bennis reviews U.S. strategy to get resolution approval in the U.N. Security Council

Millions march against war: At home (tags)

NEW YORK – Braving frigid cold, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied near the United Nations, Feb. 15, to protest George W. Bush’s threatened war on Iraq and to support UN efforts to stop the war. The rally here was part of a coordinated one-day protest in 600 cities across the nation and around the world. According to Indymedia estimates, 11 million people marched and rallied against the Bush war plans, making it the largest peace outpouring in world history. Over 1 million rallied in U.S. cities and towns. About 300,000 marched in San Francisco, Feb. 16, the largest anti-war mobilization ever in the Bay Area.

Peace Demonstrators in US & UK Take Message to the Pumps: No War for Oil! (tags)

National Release: Peace Demonstrators in US & UK Take Message to the Pumps: NO WAR FOR OIL Day of Action at Over 100 Gas Stations Calls for Peace, Security, and Environmental Protection via Reduction of Dependence on Oil

BTL:As International Peace Movement Gains Momentum, Bush Prepares to... (tags)

...Launch War Against Iraq. Interview with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris

Breaking the Silence on the Israel Lobby (tags)

I placed much of the blame for the escalation of violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the actions of the organized American Jewish community and by individual Jews working independently who over the years have successfully stifled, intimidated, and marginalized critics of Israeli policies.

Praise for the Peace Movement In America By Lloyd Hart (tags)

These conservative elites' in America and around the world don't give a damn about you or me or our children.

BTL:After Election Defeat, Will Democrats Rebuild or Retreat? (tags)

Interview with Karen Dolan, of the Institute for Policy Studies conducted by Scott Harris

D.C. Council Opposes Military Action in Iraq (tags)

City councils in Takoma Park, Berkeley, Calif., Santa Fe, N.M., and several other cities also have passed resolutions opposing unilateral military action in Iraq. Similar resolutions are under discussion in Madison, Wis., and Baltimore.

BTL:Language in UN Resolution on Iraq Critical in Legitimizing a Future U.S. War (tags)

Interview with Phyllis Bennis,with the Institute for Policy Studies conducted by Scott Harris

Vote to Prevent War? (text) (tags)

Vote to Prevent War? (text)

BTL:Workers Party Candidate Lula Da Silva's Landslide Victory in... (tags)

...Brazil's Presidential Election Changes the World's Political Landscape Interview with Steve Cobble,of the Center for international Policy, conducted by Scott Harris

“US Foreign Policy and Iraq: Making the Case for Peace” (tags)

Phyllis Bennis, an expert on Iraq, will speak in a public forum on Saturday, 10/19 in Pasadena. After her presentation, “US Foreign Policy and Iraq: Making the Case for Peace”, there will be a teach-in and book signing.

BECHTEL VS. BOLIVIA - HOW YOU CAN HELP (fwd) (tags)

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BTL: Intl Global Justice Movement Discusses Alternative Development Models... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies, who attended the World Social Forum and discusses the deliberations and action plans that came out of the Porto Alegre gathering.

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