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.
Trump, Trump, Children’s Trust May 19, 2017 | 9:00 am
"So, for the moment, which is unique certainly in my lifetime, our government, the basic system seems to be threatened. The rule of law is threatened."
– Caroline Fredrickson, president of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, on President Donald Trump firing tenured FBI Director James Comey
North Korea, Keystone, New Jersey Owned Bank April 21, 2017 | 9:00 am
"Wars often break out not because because of rational calculations, but because of irrational desires or ambitions, emotional responses, revenge ... It's very possible for a chain of events to escalate and produce an effect that no one wants, but which everybody blunders into much like, say World War I."
– John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, on the dangerous tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un
March 24th, 2017 March 24, 2017 | 9:00 am
"[Trump] dubbed it, "America First," which terrifying when you think about all the things will now be last, from protecting our environment to protecting our safety."
– Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs with Public Citizen, and chair of the Clean Budget Coalition, on the Trump administration's proposed "slash-and-burn" budget for fiscal year 2018
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