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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 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

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United States

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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

Language:

English

Contact:

203-268-8446


Episodes

U.S. Goal to Degrade Russia’s Military Risks Dangerous Escalation Between Two Nuclear Powers

5/11/2022
Quincy Institute's Grand Strategy Director George Beebe: U.S. Goal to Degrade Russia’s Military Risks Dangerous Escalation Between Two Nuclear Powers Connecticut State Rep. Matt Blumenthal: Connecticut Passes 1st in Nation Comprehensive Bill Making State an Abortion Safe Haven The Nation national affairs correspondent John Nichols: Demanding Accountability for America’s Coronavirus Criminals and Profiteers Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Europe slaps new regulations on Big...

Duration:00:29:00

Democracy Itself at Stake in Defeating the Republican Culture War

5/4/2022
People for the American Way senior fellow Peter Montgomery: Democracy Itself at Stake in Defeating the Republican Culture War Extinction Rebellion co-founder Christina See: Extinction Rebellion Uses Nonviolent Resistance to Demand Urgent Action on the Climate Crisis FreePress.net senior counsel Nora Benavidez: Billionaire Elon Musk's Takeover of Twitter Another Symptom of Social Media's Failure Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

Duration:00:28:57

Congressional Passage of War Powers Act Can End U.S. Complicity in Saudi-led Yemen War That's Killed Nearly 400,000

4/27/2022
Yemeni Alliance Committee chairwoman Jehan Hakim: 70 Groups Call for End to US Complicity in Saudi-led Yemen War that’s Killed Nearly 400,000 Code Pink Women for Peace co-founder Medea Benjamin: Groups Working to Unfreeze Billions of Afghan Assets in US to Fund Humanitarian Aid Salon.com contributing writer Heather Digby Parton: GOP Openly Conspires to Steal the Next Election Bob Nixon's Under-reported Weekly Summary: • Britain seeks to send refugees arriving via English Channel to...

Duration:00:29:00

Russia-Ukraine War Exposes Human Rights, International Law Double Standards

4/20/2022
University of San Francisco's Stephen Zunes: Russia’s War in Ukraine Exposes Double Standards in International Law and Human Rights Gamers for Peace's Chris Velazquez: Gamers For Peace Reaches Out to Young People Offering Alternatives to Military Service National Coalition Against Censorship's Chris Finan: Combating GOP Moral Panic and Classroom Censorship Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Russian bankers have long hidden assets offshore • Marcos' son may become next Philippines...

Duration:00:29:00

Big Oil Profiteering Amid Catastrophic War in Ukraine

4/13/2022
Public Citizen's Alan Zibel: Big Oil Profiteering Amid Catastrophic War in Ukraine Climate Activist Donna Shaunesey: Climate Activists Blockade Coal-waste Plant Enriching Sen. Manchin Family University of Georgia Assistant Professor Allison Skinner-Dorkenoo: COVID Racial Disparities Made Many White U.S. Residents Less Supportive of Public Health Measures Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

Duration:00:29:00

Diplomacy is Only Path to Decrease Danger of Ukraine War Escalation & Nuclear Catastrophe

4/6/2022
Peace Action's Jon Rainwater: Diplomacy is Only Path to Decrease Danger of Ukraine War Escalation & Nuclear Catastrophe National Priorities Project's Lindsay Koshgarian: Biden’s New Pentagon Budget Prioritizes War and Militarization Over Human Need Free Speech for People's John Bonifaz: DOJ Inaction on Trump Coup Attempt Condemned Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

Duration:00:29:00

Preconditions Necessary to End Russia’s War in Ukraine

3/30/2022
Center for International Policy's Mel Goodman: Preconditions Necessary to End Russia’s War in Ukraine Nonviolence activist Kathy Kelly: U.S. Weapons Feed Yemen War and Humanitarian Crisis Beyond Extreme Energy's Ted Glick: Campaign Pushes Back Against Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Rubber Stamp of Fossil Fuel Projects Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Colombia presidential, legislative elections lean left • As the US focuses on Ukraine, Yemen starves • Due to redlining,...

Duration:00:29:00

U.S. Must Support Ukraine-Russia Peace Talks to End the War

3/23/2022
Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft's Marcus Stanley: To End the War US, Must Support Ukraine-Russia Peace Talks Oxfam America's Robbie Silverman: New International Agreement on the Global Distribution of COVID Vaccines Criticized as Inadequate Coalition on Human Needs's Deborah Weinstein: Activists Are Working to Fix the Broken U.S. Child Care System Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary: - UAE chooses oil producers' solidarity over military allies - Africa's climate funding...

Duration:00:29:01

Ukraine 'No Fly Zone' Could Ignite WWIII

3/16/2022
Institute for Responsible Statecraft's William Hartung: Dangers of Enforcing Ukraine 'No Fly Zone' and Urgent Need for Viable War Exit Strategy Stand.earth's Nathan Taft: Amid Ukraine War, Climate Groups Call on Biden to Invoke Defense Production Act for Renewables Climate Psychiatry Alliance's Lise Van Susteren: Climate Anxiety: Addressing the Psychological Effects of Global Warming Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • U.S. thaws on Venezuelan oil sanctions while banning Russian...

Duration:00:29:00

Ukraine War Underscores Urgent Need for Nuclear De-escalation

3/9/2022
Roots Action's Norman Solomon: Ukraine War Underscores Urgent Need for Nuclear De-escalation Greater Birmingham Alliance to Stop Pollution's Michael Hansen: Climate Activists Confront Formidable Influence Wielded by the Alabama Power Company Jacobin Magazine's Alex N. Press: Starbucks Union Drive Catches Fire Across the US Bob Nixon’s Under-reported News Summary -Stunning fall for ex-Honduran president wanted in US -Investors bought record number of homes in minority neighborhoods in...

Duration:00:29:00

Ukraine-Russia War Ushers in More Dangerous New Cold War Era

3/2/2022
Center for International Policy's Mel Goodman Author and nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman Connecticut state Sen. Marilyn Moore Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

Duration:00:29:00

Exquisite Diplomacy Needed to Avert War in Ukraine

2/23/2022
Retired Army Col. Lawrence B. Wilkerson: How War Can be Averted in Ukraine Newtown Action Alliance's Po Murray: Families of Sandy Hook School Massacre Victims Win Historic Suit Against Remington Arms Company University of New Brunswick's David Hoffman: The Danger of Extremists Inside Canada’s ‘Freedom Convoy’ Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Top court frees Honduras environmental activists • Why Texas' power grid still hasn't been fixed • One in five would-be “Patriot Front”...

Duration:00:29:00

Europe's Dependency on Russian Gas Key Element in Ukraine Crisis

2/16/2022
Canadian petrochemical economist John Foster: Nord Stream 2 Pipeline & Europe’s Need for Russian Gas, Key Elements in the Ukraine Crisis Quinnipiac University visiting professor Judge Angela C. Robinson: Critical Race Theory is Target #1 in GOP Culture War Former inmate Ramon Garcia: Connecticut Activists Continue Campaign to End or Restrict the Use of Solitary Confinement Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary: • Thousands protest in Argentina against debt deal • Biden begins...

Duration:00:29:00

There's a Way for US and Russia to Save Face Over Ukraine Crisis

2/9/2022
The Nation magazine's Katrina vanden Heuvel: There is a Way Out of the Ukraine Crisis Yale University's Jason Stanley: Republican Party Officially Endorses Political Violence as a Means to Gain Power Leonard Peltier's Attorney Kevin Sharp: America’s Longest-Serving Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Has COVID, Supporters Demand His Release Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary For more information, in-depth interviews, related links and transcripts, visit our website at BTLonline.org,...

Duration:00:29:00

Why Do U.S., U.K. See Russian Threat on Ukrainian Border, While Ukraine Does Not?

2/2/2022
University of Rhode Island's Nicolai Petro: Escalation of Rhetoric in Ukraine Crisis Risks Conflict People for the American Way's Marge Baker: Biden’s Historic Pledge to Nominate a Black Woman to Supreme Court Protect Our Water, Heritage, Rights Coalition's Russell Chisholm: Mountain Valley Pipeline Opponents Encouraged as Federal Court Vacates Critical Permits Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • US halts Afghanistan humanitarian aid amid famine and sanctions • Coal and...

Duration:00:29:00

A Lawmaker Participated in 1/6 Insurrection. Does He Have a Right to Run for Congress?

1/26/2022
Free Speech for People's Ben Horton: Effort Underway to Challenge Rep. Madison Cawthorn's Right to Run for Public Office Institute for Policy Studies's Chuck Collins: Taxing Extreme Global Wealth Could Lift 2.3 Billion People Out of Poverty Center for Media and Democracy's Alex Kotch: Koch Network Funds War on COVID Public Health Measures Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Can Arab Gulf states coax Iran into new nuclear deal? • After Sudan's October coup, Biden support for...

Duration:00:29:00

Canadian Scholar Warns America is Moving Toward Democracy Collapse & Right-wing Dictatorship

1/19/2022
Cascade Institute's Thomas Homer-Dixon: Canadian Scholar Warns America is Moving Toward Democracy Collapse & Right-wing Dictatorship Witness Against Torture's Maha Hilal: After 20 Years, Human Rights Groups Continue to Demand Closure of U.S. Guantanamo Prison United Mine Workers of America's Phil Smith: Mine Workers Union Split with Manchin on His Opposition to Biden’s Build Back Better Bill Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Protesters call for action to prevent Bosnia sliding...

Duration:00:29:00

Trump & GOP Are Planning to Use the Constitution's 12th Amendment to Steal the Next Election

1/12/2022
Investigative Reporter Greg Palast: Trump & GOP Are Planning to Use the Constitution's 12th Amendment to Steal the Next Election University of Connecticut Assistant professor Amanda J. Crawford: Dissecting the GOP's 'Big Lie' and Other Toxic Conspiracy Theories CDC Epidemiologist Ellen Yard: Is There a Link Between the Pandemic and a Dramatic Rise in Suicide Attempts by Adolescent Girls? Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary

Duration:00:29:00

Halting NATO’s Eastward Expansion Would Help Resolve U.S.-Russia Ukraine Crisis

1/5/2022
Mel Goodman: Halting NATO’s Eastward Expansion Would Help Resolve U.S.-Russia Ukraine Crisis René Rojas: Major Challenges Ahead for Chile’s New Progressive President Karen Igou and Coby Owens: Occupy Biden Protest Encampment Calls on President to ‘Declare a Climate Emergency’ Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary • Kim Jong Un prioritizes nuclear program as vital to his regime • In Mexico, fertilizer used by farmers is fueling climate change • Liberal groups now spend more "dark...

Duration:00:28:57

Grieving Father, Now Medicare4All Activist Responds to Manchin's Attempt to Kill Build Back Better Bill

12/29/2021
Poor People's Campaign's Scott Desnoyers: Joe Manchin Derails Biden’s Build Back Better Human Infrastructure Bill Sierra Club's Adele Shraiman: New Report Finds U.S. Financial Sector the 5th Biggest Emitter of CO2 in the World The Daily Poster's Andrew Perez: How Dark Money Bought a Supreme Court Seat Bob Nixon's Under-reported News Summary: • Midsized autocracies are projecting more hard power • Maine’s new “right to food” could sprout legal challenges • Detroit removing problem...

Duration:00:29:00