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.
INF Treaty, Pentagon Waste, Child Immigrants December 7, 2018 | 9:00 am
John Burroughs: Trump’s Withdrawal from U.S.-Russia INF Treaty Could Ignite New Nuclear Arms Race; Dave Lindorff: New Investigation Details Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Abuse; Laurie Sweet : Concerned Citizens Bear Witness to the Plight of Child Immigrants Detained in Texas Desert Tent City; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Tear Gas, GM, NJ Climate Activists November 30, 2018 | 9:00 am
Suyapa Portillo: U.S. Border Agents Teargas Women, Children Seeking Asylum; Richard D. Wolff: General Motors’ Layoff Announcement Could be Leading Edge of U.S. Auto Industry Downsizing; Matt Smith, Rev. Robin Tanner and Chief Dwaine Perry: New Jersey Climate Activists End Two-Week Fast Demanding End to Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Protecting Mueller/Progressive Democrats/Keystone XL Pipeline Blocked November 16, 2018 | 9:00 am
Lisa Gilbert: Nationwide Protect Mueller Protests Erupt After Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions; Norman Solomon: Incoming Democratic Party Majority in the House Should Govern as Progressives; Jared Margolis: Federal Judge Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline, Orders New Environmental Impact Statement; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Progressive Movements Drive Democratic Election Victory in House November 9, 2018 | 9:00 am
Matt Rothschild: Progressive Movements Drive Democratic Election Victory in House; Sayu Bhojwani: U.S. Political Landscape Changing as Increasing Number of Immigrants Run for Public Office; Al Dornan and Jose Diaz: Local Activists Mobilize to Protect Immigrant Rights, Countering Trump’s Message of Hate and Fear; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Entitlements, Voter Suppression, Reducing Prison Population October 26, 2018 | 9:00 am
Nancy Altman: Republicans Vow to Make Deep Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid if Party Retains Control of Congress; Robert Lowes: GOP Voter Suppression in Overdrive in Advance of 2018 Midterm Election; Anderson Curtis: ACLU Campaign Aims to Reduce U.S. Prison Population and Combat Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice System; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Saudi Intrigue, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions Fees October 19, 2018 | 9:00 am
Medea Benjamin: U.S. Relationship with Saudi Arabia Enables Kingdom to Murder with Impunity; Michelle Chan: New U.N. Report on Climate Change Issues Dire Warning, Calls for Urgent Action; Nick Abraham: Washington State Ballot Initiative Would Impose Carbon Emissions Fee on Its Largest Polluters; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
Kavanaugh, Civil Rights, New haven High School September 28, 2018 | 9:00 am
Marge Baker: String of Sexual Assault Allegations Upend GOP Defense of SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh; LaShawn Warren: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns Lack of Federal Protection for Minority Voting Rights; New Haven high school students: High School Students Walk Out in Solidarity with Father Fighting Deportation; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary
DHS and ICE, NAFTA, Immigration Crackdown September 21, 2018 | 9:00 am
Steven Rosenfeld: DHS, ICE Demand Election Documents Intimidating North Carolina Latino Voters; Lori Wallach: Public Pressure Needed to Include NAFTA Labor and Environmental Protections; Nelson Pinos: As Trump Immigration Crackdown Continues, New Haven Rally Supports Ecuadorean Man Fighting Deportation
Kavanaugh, Yemen, Climate Action September 14, 2018 | 9:00 am
Drew Courtney: Shadow of Perjury, Secret Documents Hang Over Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh; Paul Kawika Martin: Lawmakers Push to Invoke War Powers Act to End U.S. Complicity in Yemen War; Climate activists: Rise for Climate Global Day of Action Calls for Unity to Address Climate Change; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary.
Kavanaugh, Toxic Hair Care, Labor September 7, 2018 | 9:00 am
Marjorie Cohn: Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Disregards International Law; Jessica Helm: Hair Products for Black Women Contain Mix of Toxic Chemicals; Jackie DiSalvo: U.S. Labor Movement Confronts Historic Challenges, Opportunities; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary