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Greece: Profile of a Failed State (tags)

Greece

BTL:Rush Limbaugh’s Attack on Law Student Sandra Fluke Provokes Campaign to Shut Down His (tags)

Interview with Terry O'Neill, president of National Organization for Women, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Marriage Equality Activists Face Trial March 28 (tags)

The Equality 9 — nine members of the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) who sat in at the San Diego county clerk's office August 19, 2010 to protest the delay in implementing the federal court decision that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, are facing trial in San Diego County Superior Court March 28. They are asking for people to show up at 8 a.m. for a pre-trial march and rally and to contact San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith to urge him to drop the charges.

Nico D'Amico-Barbour: Canvass for a Cause Organizer on Marriage Equality, Occupation-print (tags)

Nico D'Amico Barbour, regional director of Canvass for a Cause -- an organization founded in San Diego two years ago to advocate for marriage equality which has since expanded to Los Angeles -- shows an entrepreneurial spirit and an almost born-again commitment to activism that's more commonly associated with the Right than the Left these days.

SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)

March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.

SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)

March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.

SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)

March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.

Police State Terror in Bahrain (tags)

police state

The Hemperor Jack Herer Dies At 70 (tags)

RIP Jack.

BTL:Abortion Restrictions in Health Care Reform Bills Could Derail Passage (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

BTL:Pro Choice Groups Declare War on Anti-Abortion Amendment in Healthcare Bill (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

BTL:Health Care Reform Bills Could Reverse Insurance Discrimination Against Women (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Law School Discusses Medical Marijuana in Wake of County Raids (tags)

One week after San Diego police officers, sheriff’s deputies and federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents raided 14 medical marijuana dispensaries in San Diego County, the National Lawyers’ Guild chapters of California Western and Thomas Jefferson Schools of Law held a forum on the medical marijuana issue at Cal Western. Among the speakers were Gerald Singleton, attorney representing many of the people arrested in these and previous raids against medical marijuana providers; Dion Markgraaf, local activist who's been prosecuted four times for helping medical users obtain marijuana; and Alex Kreit, attorney and law professor who's been involved in medical marijuana issues. They particularly discussed the hard line against medical marijuana taken by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors and attorney general Bonnie Dumanis.

Queer Democrats Celebrate Women’s Equality Day (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club celebrated Women’s Equality Day August 27 with a program featuring the club’s women’s caucus chair Kate Lyon, California NOW president Patty Bellasalma, Congressional candidate Francine Busby and Assemblymember Lori Saldaña discussing the history of feminist activism in the U.S. and the continuing difficulty of electing women to public office. The club members also considered an initiative to impose term limits on the members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, but decided to delay taking a position on that for a month.

Obama's Medical Marijuana Rhetoric Better Than His Actions (tags)

Despite the much-ballyhooed announcements from the Obama administration that they're going to stop prosecuting medical marijuana patients and providers as long as they abide by the laws of their states, little has changed, attorney Gerald Singleton and activist Dion Markgraaf told Activist San Diego at a meeting April 20. Patients and providers are still being raided, and the Justice Department disappointed medical marijuana advocates by recommending a five-year prison sentence for former Morro Bay dispensary operator Charles Lynch despite the request by the judge in the case for some legal ground to be more lenient.

BTL:Replace Wall Street's Phantom Wealth with Main Street's Real Wealth (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary

Stephen Whitburn: Progressive San Diego City Council Candidate (tags)

Zenger’s-endorsed District 3 City Council candidate STEPHEN WHITBURN is the real deal: an experienced journalist and progressive who’s seen more of the world than San Diego and knows from government in other cities what works and what doesn’t. Don’t be fooled by an opponent who offers nothing but charm, geography and experience at taking orders.

Queer Marriage Advocates Launch "Decline to Sign" Drive (tags)

Faced with a well-funded campaign to permanently ban same-sex marriage in the California constitution, Queer and Queer-friendly Californians are joining forces to mount a volunteer campaign to keep marraige equality opponents from getting the signatures they need to get their initiative on the ballot at all.

S.F. Assemblymember Leno Speaks on Same-Sex Marriage (tags)

San Francisco Assemblymember Mark Leno was the keynote speaker at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club's Freedom Banquet fundraiser October 6. He talked about the bill for marriage equality for same-sex couples he's pushed through the California legislature twice, the likelihood that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will veto it (as he did in 2005) and the various radical-Right initiative proposals to ban marriage for same-sex couples in California forever.

Queer Democrats Endorse Block, Pettis for Assembly (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Marty Block, San Diego Community College board member, over more grass-roots candidates Arlie Ricasa and Auday Arabo for an open Assembly seat at its September 27 meeting. The club also endorsed openly Gay candidate Greg Pettis for another Assembly seat in Palm Springs and Riverside County.

A Review of Chris Hedges' American Fascists (tags)

Christian Right efforts to make America a theocratic fascist state

BTL:NOW Challenges Bush Appointment of Anti-Contraception Doctor to... (tags)

...Head Federal Family Planning Office~Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

The Lie Of The Federal Reserve (tags)

FED RUNNING SCARED Control of the currency means control of the law as defined by modern contracts written by England and some other entities unaffiliated with any nationalistic origin. Let us say they are all rather FICTIUONALK, except concerning the influence they exert over American Lives nd The American Future. They took control of the currency after the Civil War, and was REALLY what the civil war was all about. This below shows graphically what a house of cards this whole illegal scheme is, and if you want to get them, make it a point MAKE IT A POINT to start bartering and using other forms of currency like gems, silver, and gold.

Nothing to fear but the politicians who are using fear (tags)

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. H. L. Mencken

7/28-30 Washington, DC: National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference (tags)

Together, We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights Movement!

Gold Star Mother Urges Americans to Sign the Voters Pledge (tags)

No More Pro-War Candidates, No More Wars of Choice

Open Letter to the anti-War Movement- WCW (tags)

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BTL:Filibuster is Last Hope for Opponents of Alito Supreme Court Confirmation (tags)

Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Evasive Responses in Senate Hearing Alarm Opponents of... (tags)

...Supreme Court Chief Justice Nominee John Roberts ~ Interview with Elliot Minceberg, vice president and legal director of People for the American Way, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Documents Reveal Supreme Court Nominee John Roberts Disparaged Anti... (tags)

...Discrimination Efforts ~ Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Objection!!!: Supreme Court nominee seen as threat to women, labor, racial equality (tags)

WASHINGTON — Hours after President George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court, fighters for human rights bombarded the Senate with demands that they reject him on grounds he is an enemy of women’s equality, labor rights and voting rights. Roberts’ nomination threatens to push the nation’s highest court further to the right for years to come, they said.

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.

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.

The Phony Social Security Crisis (tags)

Bush's Phony Social Security Crisis Gains National Attention!

L.A.'s Social Security Now- Update (tags)

Stop The Privatization Of Social Security!

Message to Bush: ‘We will never give up!’ (tags)

With a note of defiance, leaders of the broad democratic movement vowed a determined fightback against George W. Bush’s extreme right-wing agenda in a second term.

Why you should vote for Nader/Camejo! (tags)

[V]oting for Kerry doesn’t necessarily mean voting against Bush’s policies. All that Kerry has said so far shows that the goals of his presidency would look a lot like the Bush administration’s.

Possible Next Steps for the Million Worker March (tags)

Congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard to make the MWM a reality. I look forward to seeing everyone in DC. As hard as we have worked, we must work harder still to guarantee the continuation of this great movement for the independent organization of workers and the working class.

Feminists Silent on Freedom for Iraqi Women (tags)

Take Back America Meeting (tags)

Progressive Democrats call for strong program, grass roots organizing

Thousands at D.C. meeting say: ‘Take back America’ (tags)

WASHINGTON – Over 2,000 participants in a “Take Back America” conference here June 2-4 cheered speakers who urged a bolder, pro-peace, pro-worker, pro-equality program to rally voters against George W. Bush and the Republican right in November.

Women’s march shakes Washington (tags)

WASHINGTON – “I know firsthand the anti-choice extremists now in control of the Capitol and of the White House are opposed to basic contraception,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told the more than 1 million participants at the April 25 March for Women’s Lives.

BTL:Leading Democratic Presidential Candidates Ignore Issues of... (tags)

...Women and Poverty Interview with Gwendolyn Mink, author and activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

RADICAL PRO-CHOICE CALL TO ACTION FOR APRIL 25, 2004 (tags)

RADICAL PRO-CHOICE CALL TO ACTION FOR APRIL 25, 2004: —feminists, radical cheerleaders, anti-authoritarians, anarchists and all those concerned with women’s autonomy: join us on April 25th 2004 in Washington, DC for a highly festive mobile cheer bloc!

CRITICS RAIL AGAINST SENATE PROMOTION OF GEN. CLARK (tags)

On Tues., Nov. 18, the senate confirmed a promotion of Major General Robert T. Clark to the rank of Lieutenant General, the Army's second highest rank. The senate confirmation drew rancor from the nation’s major Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Organizations, including the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).

Final Battle Over Controversial General's Promotion, NTAC Urges Action (tags)

After a delay of more than a year, the Senate Armed Services Committee has forwarded the nomination of Major General Robert T. Clark to the full Senate for confirmation. The decision drew disbelief and a call for action from the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).

Outsider Arnold is fast becoming a Sacramento Insider (tags)

The influence of former California Gov. Pete Wilson (Republican) on Schwarzenegger's team is evident. It is heavy on establishment figures and almost devoid of anyone who has been known to challenge the status quo.

Hempseed Pancake Brunch Announced in Support of Osburns (tags)

A Hempseed Pancake Brunch and Festival will be held in support of medical marijuana defendants Lynn and Judy Osburn on Sunday, October 5 from noon to 6 PM at the Topanga Community Club. Come one, come all!

Dozens of women protest "Governor Gang Bang" (tags)

The demonstrators chanted outside and held signs of protest. "Terminate the Barbarian," one sign read. Another said: "Governor Gang Bang."

Law threatens free speech, free assembly, critics say (tags)

Let's get one thing clear: Guidlines are not law. They can be ditched anytime someone in Authority wants to shut down an Event they don't like. Biden should be Drawn and Quartered - metaphorically ..... of course.

High court upholds affirmative action (tags)

WASHINGTON – The grassroots movement that marched and rallied in defense of affirmative action over the last decade hailed the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision, June 23, upholding race-conscious admissions programs at the University of Michigan (U-M) Law School. Wade Henderson, executive secretary of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), called it “a great victory for America.”

Stealing Montana (tags)

Vin Suprynowicz told fellow libertarians that the particular words they choose to explain their politics is of the utmost importance. For instance, they should talk not about shutting down public schools, but closing "monopoly government youth propaganda camps."

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.

Americans say NO to preemptive war (tags)

WASHINGTON – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) told a protest rally in San Francisco a few weeks ago that George W. Bush has “awakened a sleeping giant,” the worldwide movement to stop his doctrine of unilateral, preemptive war on Iraq.

MARCH 8: Thousands of Women Stream into DC for Anti-War March & Rally Int'l Women's Day (tags)

Women from Kansas, Vermont, Oregon, Texas and dozens of other states have begun arriving in Washington, DC--dressed in pink--to participate in the women-led rally and march that will be held on Saturday, March 8, International Women's Day.

Ashcroft is at it again (tags)

Drugs

ANSWER & NION losing the battle 4 the hearts of millions (tags)

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Bush policies blasted At Home (tags)

George W. Bush attempted to win backing for his agenda of tax cuts for the rich and war on Iraq in his Jan. 28 State of the Union Speech. But mayors, governors, members of Congress and leaders of mass organizations sharply rejected his policies.

Wal-Mart – the nation’s worst workplace bully (tags)

With $7 billion in profits squeezed from the labor of one million workers at 3,250 stores across the country last year, Wal-Mart deserves its reputation as the nation’s worst “workplace bully.”

What is the deal w/ Ramsey Clark? (tags)

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RAZA AGAINST WAR IN IRAQ (tags)

ORGANIZE FOR RAZA SELF-DETERMINATION

As racism pervades the body politic, A new civil rights movement grows (tags)

Trent Lott’s racist remarks earlier this month may have served to strengthen a growing civil rights movement to defend affirmative action. The Supreme Court agreed on Dec. 2 to hear Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, which have been described as the most significant civil rights cases since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The cases’ outcome will decide whether or not the nation’s colleges and universities can continue to use affirmative action in their admissions policies.

Racism puts Bush, GOP on defensive (tags)

For Mississippians stung by the whip of racism, the firestorm engulfing Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott is long overdue. Charles Tisdale, publisher of The Jackson Advocate, an African-American newspaper, told the World, "With a record as bad as Lott’s, I can’t see why people are surprised. I’ve known Lott for 35 years. He’s always been a racist."

BTL:A Woman's Right to Choose Under Severe Attack as... (tags)

...GOP Consolidates Control of U.S. Government. Interview with Terry O'Neill, a membership vice president of NOW conducted by Between The Lines' Denise Manzari.

Working families say: We’ll fight Bush agenda (tags)

WASHINGTON – Despite setbacks in the Nov. 5 elections, the AFL-CIO, the National Organization for Women and other grassroots organizations vowed a determined fight to block the Bush administration from railroading its ultra-right agenda through Congress.

Remembering Wellstone – the soul of the Senate (tags)

The following are speeches and statements made about Sen. Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila upon their death, Oct. 25, in a tragic plane accident, which also took the life of their daugher Marcia, three campaign workers and the two pilots.

the mysterious ramsey clark (tags)

is he a genuine radical?

Thousands rally in capital against war and greed (tags)

WASHINGTON – For four days last week, the capital echoed with marching feet and chants of “corporate greed has got to go” and “No war for oil!”

Women gear up for 2002 elections (tags)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The nearly 1,000 delegates and guests to the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) annual conference, held here June 21-23, are united to make a difference in the 2002 elections, at the ballot box and in the streets.

NOW Campaigning to Dissuade CNN from Hiring Rush Limbaugh (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with NOW president Kim Gandy, who explains why her group is working to stop CNN from giving Limbaugh a larger audience(A RealAudio Version of this interview may be found At http://www.btlonline.org) .

J20 LA: Well, At Least They Didn't Shoot Us (tags)

2000-3500 people; dissident Democrats and Greens took the stage; an enthusiastic march; hokey folk music before the Federal Building; and an unusual amount of restraint from the good 'ol head-bashin' LAPD.

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