Friday at 9:00 am
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. Each program begins with a five-minute summary of some of the week’s under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press. This summary is followed by three five-minute interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues.
Medicare, March on Washington, Frack Sand Mining December 9, 2016 | 9:00 am
"Right now, when you turn 65, you get a Medicare card so you can go to hospitals, doctors and so forth. But they want to just give you some money and say, 'Go out on the market, good luck, and find some insurance ...' Before Medicare was enacted, most seniors could not find insurance that they could afford, and those that did paid astronomical amounts for the insurance."
– Nancy Altman, co-director of Social Security Works, on how House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nominee-to-be Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence want to privatize Medicare
Russian Interference in US Election?, Post-Election Strategies, plus Women and Criminal Justice Reform October 21, 2016 | 9:00 am
Charges of Russian Interference in U.S. Election Adds to Fear of New Cold War; A Post-Election Strategy for the U.S. Progressive Movement; Formerly Incarcerated Woman Strives to Become an Attorney and Fight for Criminal Justice Reform
Snowden, Wall Street & DAPL, and Military Carbon BootPrint September 23, 2016 | 9:00 am
U.S. Human Rights Groups Press Obama to Grant Snowden Presidential Pardon
Report Details Wall Street Banks Financing Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline
U.S. Military Industrial Complex a Major Contributor to Climate Change Crisis
TPP, Democracy Reform, Paul WInter on Leonard Peltier September 16, 2016 | 9:00 am
-Coalition Organizing to Stop Passage of TPP Free Trade Pact in Lame Duck Session of Congress
-Campaign Launched to Make Democracy Reform Focus of 1st Presidential Debate
-Paul Winter's New Song Supports Movement to Free Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier
Graft, Fracking, Puerto Rican Debt Crisis July 8, 2016 | 9:00 am
-Does Supreme Court's Overturning Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell Graft Conviction Decriminalize Corruption?
-Probe Sought Into Government Suppression of Link Between Water Contamination and Fracking
-Flawed Oversight Board Formed to Address Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Defended as Only Alternative
Voter Supression et al May 6, 2016 | 9:00 am
"In Texas, you can use a license to bear a firearm, but you can't use a student ID. And so some of these restrictions seem targeted at trying to make it harder for certain populations to vote, but not others."
– Adam Gitlin, counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy program, on one of the many ways that voting rights are being suppressed
Brazilian Corruption, Community Solar, Voter Suppression April 8, 2016 | 9:00 am
"But what's scary about it is that it fits a pattern that's been occurring in Latin America, since the beginning of the Obama administration in 2009, where things that look like democratic moves to improve government are actually coups that look like democracy."
–Journalist Ted Snider, on how Brazil's presidential corruption scandal may be a U.S.-linked coup d'etat