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Millstone and Me 2020 (tags)

A California independent journalist reflects on the two decades anniversary of his book Millstone and Me: Sex, Lies and Radiation in Southeastern Connecticut.

Nuke Shutdown News - (tags)

While nukes are fadinf away, the answer is blosing in the wins.

Nuclear Shutdown News June 2017 (tags)

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working for a nuclear free world. Here is our June 2017 report:

CT And OH Courts Deny Individual Sovereignty Over The Right To Refuse Lethal Chemotherapy (tags)

Socalled chemotherapy is the number one cause of cancer deaths in the US, says Dr Allen Levin.

CT Repub. Candidate Tom Foley's Role As G W Bush's Biggest Crony During the Iraq War (tags)

Like Paul Bremer, 'czar' in Iraq with his famous executive order 19 preventing Iraqi farmers from saving their own crop seeds, Tom Foley did the bidding of Bush and Kissinger in Iraq.

CT Republican Candidate For Gov Disappears An Island (tags)

Unionbuster Tom Foley, sent by Bush to facilitate Paul Bremer in the rape of Iraq, is a Republican candidate for governor of Connecticut,. He has disappeared an island

Connecticut Governor Race: Dan Malloy Rather Than Foley: Factory Closing Union Buster (tags)

In the Connecticut governor race, voters are being informed of the unionbusting, factory closing profiteering of the Republican candidate Tom Foley, who was a fundraiser and state election coordinator for George Bush.

CPP condoles with victims of US school shooting (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today expressed its profound sympathies to the family and friends of the victims of the mass shooting of 26 people, including 20 young school children and teachers in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, USA last Friday.

BANK OF AMERICA ATTACKS CT. HOMEOWNER’S RIGHTS BY COERSION AND INTIMIDATION. (tags)

The Senior Couple Has Been Referred To Foreclosure And They Need Your Help And Moral Support.

BTL:"Climate Impacts Day" Connects Dots Between Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather (tags)

Interview with Laura Bozzi, an organizer with Connecticut 350.org, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Connecticut Poised to Become 17th State to End Capital Punishment (tags)

Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center , conducted by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:GOP Doubles Down on War Against Women's Access to Contraception (tags)

Interview with Judy Tabar, the long-time president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England , conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Marriage: Some Good News, More Bad News (tags)

The October 10 Connecticut Supreme Court decision endorsing marriage equality for same-sex couples was good news, but it was far overshadowed by the devastating new poll results on Proposition 8, which seeks to overturn the similar ruling last May by the California Supreme Court. Not only has Yes on 8 taken the lead, but they've done so by organizing younger voters — whom marriage equality supporters had assumed would be a bulwark of their coalitiion.

Desperately Seeking DNA (tags)

This article explores the connection between genes, crime and adoption.

Lieberman’s Electoral Fate Tests Power of Wirepullers (tags)

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, the ultra Iraqi War Hawk, is up for reelection in Connecticut on Nov. 7th. He lost the Democratic primary, but has re-created himself as an Independent. Ned Lamont is his opponent. If Lieberman can be defeated, it will be a blow to the Wirepullers and also an opportunity for antiwar forces to reshape the new Congress, which may lead to impeachment proceedings, in 2007, against both George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

Peter Craig' Short “Nevel Is The Devil” will be Appearing in October at... (tags)

...The Connecticut Film Festival ~ “Nevel Is The Devil” ~ Short ~ Director: Peter Craig ~ A supervisor at a consumer product testing lab interrogates two suspects of a devilish prank. Think your boss is bad and your job sucks? It could be worse. You could work for Nevel(http://www.CTfilmfest.com).

CTFF: Feature “The Gold Bracelet” will be the Opening Night Film in Oct at... (tags)

...The CT Film Festival ~ “The Gold Bracelet” ~ Feature ~ Director: Kavi Raz ~ Acclaimed Indian feature film “The Gold Bracelet”. Actor Kavi Raz, plays Arjun Singh who is a new American and proud of the opportunities this new world gives his family.

CTFF:Stort "Available Men" will be Appearing in October at... (tags)

...The CT Film Festival ~ "Available Men(Stort)" Director: David Dean Bottrell ~ A Hollywood agent (dispatched to sign a "hot" new writer) and a sensitive gay man (waiting for a blind date), mistake each other for the person they were expecting to meet. Hilarity ensues.

Documentary "Dare Not Walk Alone" will be Appearing in October at... (tags)

...The CT Film Festival ~ "Dare Not Walk Alone" Documentary. Director: Jeremy Dean. We all know about Selma and Birmingham, but it is a little-discussed fact that St. Augustine, Florida was the center of great civil unrest and was instrumental in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1967. The effects of this conflict are still very apparent in today's St. Augustine, where although it is not official, segregation and prejudice still hover over the lives of many African-Americans.

"The French Guy" will be Appearing in October at... (tags)

...The CT Film Festival ~ "The French Guy"(Feature Director): Ann Marie Fleming. ~ Have you ever heard indecipherable sounds coming from the other side of a wall? Were they cries of joy or pain that you heard? Such is the premise for Ann Marie Fleming's wonderfully absurdist comedy The French Guy. Living next door to just such a racket is our titular character, a French painter who simply wants to finish his next masterpiece - but the noises keep getting louder. What is going on over there?

CTFF: CT Film Festival Selects Judges For Shorts, Features (tags)

Organizers of the upcoming Connecticut Film Festival recently announced that they've tapped some of the Northeast's most acclaimed industry professionals as judges for the event. The debut of the Connecticut Film Festival will be held in multiple cities across the state October 3-8, 2006.

With Lieberman's Loss, the Lobby Takes a Second Hit (tags)

When Joe Lieberman lost the Democratic primary in Connecticut, a prime loser was the Lobby. Like the Israeli army in Lebanon, the Israel Lobby in Connecticut was exposed as a paper tiger. Joe Lieberman is AIPAC's boy; when he speaks at the yearly AIPAC convention in Washington, he elicits wild cheers, standing ovations, shouts of "Go, Joe, Go." Only the considerably less sanctimonious Dick Cheney does as well with that crowd. If the Lobby is on your side, you are supposed to win elections, and if it is not, down you go. But that did not happen in Connecticut despite the full exertion of the Lobby. In the final days of the campaign 1.5 million dollars poured into Lieberman's coffers, and virtually the entire Dem establishment was ordered into the fray on his side. Lieberman's opponent, Ned Lamont, had his name dragged through every mud puddle in Connecticut and of course was accused of being an anti-Semite. But that was all to no avail; Lamont won and Lieberman lost. A lot of politicians must now wonder whether the Lobby can deliver victories reliably any longer.

BTL:Lamont Primary Victory Over Connecticut's US Sen Lieberman Shockwaves... (tags)

...through American Party Politics ~ Interview with Jacob Hacker, Yale University professor of political science, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

CTFF:Connecticut Film Festival Announces Partial Film Slate, Sponsors... (tags)

Connecticut Film Festival Announces Partial Film Slate, Sponsors Coming On Board To Support First Year Statewide Effort

CTFF:Connecticut Film Festival Debuts In October; Independent Films To Be... (tags)

Connecticut Film Festival(CTFF) Debuts In October; Independent Films To Be Shown In Cities Across The State -Six Day Festival Is October 3-8, 2006

Lieberman’s defeat and the state of American politics (tags)

The response of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman and the Democratic Party leadership to Lieberman’s defeat in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election says a great deal about the politics of the Democratic Party and the state of American politics as a whole.

Pro-Israel Donors Rally For Joe, as Left Takes Aim (tags)

What is insidious about the two pro-Israel PACs mentioned. They don't reveal what they stand for in their names and both PACs are from outside of Connecticut. It is the policy of pro-Israel PACs across the country to only contribute money to politicians outside of their respective states based solely on a candidate's position on Israel. In other words, these Israel-Firsters, for they are nothing less than that, have made a policy decision that the welfare of Israel should have a higher priority than the desires of the voters in the states where they funnel their contributions. No dual-loyalty problem for these guys.

2500 Wasted Lives or "Just a Number"? (tags)

The Democratic voters of Connecticut have the right idea: If Democrats won’t oppose the war or won’t stand on principle, throw the bastards out.

WEAPONS TO DIE FOR: Leuren Moret (tags)

FROM THAT PENTAGON DEATH STAR, AND THE UNIVERSITY THAT POISONED THE WORLD

US Refugees: Persecuted at Home, Discriminated Against Abroad? (tags)

As part of what some see as the 'War Against Dissent', a decision by Canadian immigration officials on the political asylum application of US soldier and war-resister Jeremy Hinzman was made March 25th, his application denied. But beyond war issues, sometimes extraordinary events can occur within the US, life threatening events. Has so-called 'realpolitik' now effectively denied Americans the right to asylum, regardless of their claim's legitimacy. And there have been legitimate cases, including one based upon torture and attempted murder, not war.

BTL:Connecticut Set to Become 2nd State to Pass Same-Sex Civil Union Bill (tags)

Interview with Ann Stanback, president of the group Love Makes a Family, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Campaign Launched to Stop Connecticut's First Execution in 40 Years (tags)

Interview with Robert Nave, director of the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

BTL: U.S. Prison System Requires New Commitment to Treat Mentally Ill Inmates (tags)

...Interview with Mike Lawlor, Connecticut state representative, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus.

Enron's part in the corruption of a Governor (tags)

The Connecticut Governorship floated on river of corruption, fed by the profits of Enron.

BTL:Army Major Charges Pentagon with Gross Negligence in Care of... (tags)

...Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Toxic Chemicals and Radation. Excerpt of talk delivered by Army Major Doug Rokke in New Haven, Connecticut. produced by Between The Lines'Melinda Tuhus.

White House Assigns Itself the Power to Determine Who is a Terrorist... (tags)

White House Assigns Itself the Power to Determine Who is a Terrorist, While Denying an American Defendant Due Process and Access to Attorney. Between The Lines' Scott Harris Interviews Theresa Younger, executive director of the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union.

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