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.
Public Unions, Youthful Offenders Pardon, & Haiti Election Fraud January 8, 2016 | 9:00 am
-Case Before U.S. Supreme Court Could Cripple Public Sector Labor Unions
-New York Issues Conditional Pardon to Thousands of Youthful Offenders
-Amid Widespread Charges of Fraud, Haiti Cancels 2nd Round Presidential Election
Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes on the Rise in US, Connecticut’s Juvenile Justice Reforms a Model for the Nation? and New Book on Income Inequality in US December 25, 2015 | 9:00 am
Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes on the Rise in US, Connecticut's Juvenile Justice Reforms Closely Watched and New Book on Why U.S. Has One of the Most Unequal Income Distributions in the Developed World.
ISIS, Surveillance, and Fracking in Connecticut November 27, 2015 | 9:00 am
-Reliance on Military Strategies Alone Cannot Defeat ISIS
-CIA, FBI Launch Opportunistic Call to Expand Surveillance After Paris Attacks
-Connecticut Capitol Rally Rejects Fracked Gas as Bridge Fuel to Low-Carbon Future
Paris, Inclusive Climate Movement, Oregon spying on it’s Citizens November 20, 2015 | 9:00 am
The state of Oregon was caught spying on citizens who use the hashtag, "BlackLivesMatter"
TPP, False Climate Optimism, & UnKochMyCampus.org November 13, 2015 | 9:00 am
-Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership Reveals Free Trade Agreement That Promotes Corporate Rights Over Citizens' Rights
-The Danger of False Optimism in the Difficult Struggle Ahead Combatting Climate Change
-Activist Group Exposes and Challenges Koch Brothers Funding of Colleges and Universities Nationwide
Syria, Public Land Fossil Fuel Extraction, and Wolff on Sanders November 6, 2015 | 9:00 am
-New U.S. Ground Troops in Syrian Conflict Likely to Intensify Multi-sided Proxy War
-'Keep It in the Ground Campaign' Calls on Obama to Halt Public Land Leasing for Fossil Fuel Extraction
-Bernie Sanders' Democratic Socialism an Opportunity to Critique the Excesses of Capitalism
The Drone Papers, Water Privatization, and Exxon Knew October 30, 2015 | 9:00 am
"I think the whole idea of an assassination program is misguided, morally, legally and militarily. ... I think the whole thing should be shut down."
– Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor with Harper's Magazine and author of the new book, "Kill Chain," discussing newly published secret documents describing the inner workings of the U.S. drone warfare program
Israel/Palestine, TPP, Off Shore Tax Shelters. October 23, 2015 | 9:00 am
-Former Israeli & Palestinian Combatants Tour U.S. Promoting Peaceful Settlement of Decades-Long Conflict
-Coalition Campaigns to Defeat Transpacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement in Congress
-American Corporations Shelter $2.1 Trillion in Offshore Profits, Withholding $620 Billion in U.S. Tax Revenue
The General’s Son, Transition, & Protecting Ecosystems October 16, 2015 | 9:00 am
"The notion of a state of all of its citizens is something that's illegal to propose even in Israel, because it's suggesting it won't be a Jewish state. But the thing is, I don't think you can have a Jewish state and have a democracy with half the population that's not Jewish."
– Miko Peled, an Israeli peace activist and author of “The General’s Son,” on prospects for a two-state versus one-state solution to the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Online Only Due to Fund Drive October 9, 2015 | 9:00 am
"External intervention almost always just prolongs the conflict because it increases the belief of the proxy combatants in the civil war itself that they can prevail. It increases their confidence that they can win."
– Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report, assessing the consequences of Russia's escalating role in Syria's civil war.