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Circus show: Taking their dirty laundry for another spin

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:42 am | Between The Lines

A group of local performers are once again putting themselves on the line at BATS this February, in a show blending circus, dance and poetry. Between the Lines features a giant Hill’s Hoist, the iconic washing line found in the backyard of many NZ ... More >>

Exhibition reveals inspiration behind local stories

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 11:59 am | Between The Lines

Hamilton’s Garden Place Library is providing local children and book lovers with a rare opportunity to get inside the heads of some of the Waikato’s best known children’s authors and illustrators. More >>

Obama to Investigate Wall Street Role in Economic Collapse

Friday, 24 February 2012, 9:47 am | Between The Lines

The film, "Inside Job," which investigated the causes of the U.S. and global economic meltdown. won the Academy Award for best documentary film in 2011. Upon accepting his Oscar at the awards ceremony, the film's director, Charles Ferguson, decried ... More >>

Occupy Wall Street Inspires Non-Violent Resistance across US

Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 12:09 pm | Between The Lines

As the Occupy Wall Street protest encampment entered its third week in lower Manhattan, activists there launched a march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 1 that resulted in the arrest of 700 people. Although New York City police say they warned protesters ... More >>

Will Wall St Occupation Ignite an Economic Justice Movement?

Monday, 3 October 2011, 10:33 am | Between The Lines

In the months after the near collapse of the U.S. financial and banking system in 2008 that triggered the most serious global economic meltdown since the Great Depression, America has witnessed an uneasy silence suggesting either trauma or stunned acquiescence ... More >>

Between The Lines Q&A: Tax Cuts for the Rich

Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 10:10 am | Between The Lines

Despite strong opposition from progressive activists and some legislators, President Obama's deal with Republicans to maintain the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans over the next two years won approval in both the House and Senate and was ... More >>

Mass Media Infotainment

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 12:15 pm | Between The Lines

Day after day corporate media outlets pump stories out to our television sets, radio, Internet sites, newspapers and magazines with Tiger Woods' recent sex scandal; excruciating detail about the exploits of the "balloon boy," and Sarah Palin's "tweets." . More >>

Challenger to Hawkish Democrat Gets an Early Start

Thursday, 25 June 2009, 1:35 pm | Between The Lines

Jane Harman, a seven-term Democratic congresswoman from California's 36th District, has long been the focus of progressive activists unhappy with her support for President Bush's Iraq war and warrantless wiretapping program. More >>

Attempt to Discredit UN Anti-Racism Conference

Friday, 8 May 2009, 1:35 pm | Between The Lines

A United Nations conference on racism in Geneva was convened in late April to review progress since the original U.N. sponsored-Conference on Racism and other forms of discrimination was held in Durban, South Africa in September 2001. The U.S. and a ... More >>

Corporate Interests Fuel Palestine Land Occupation

Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 12:46 pm | Between The Lines

As more people around the world have become aware of Israel 's abuse of the rights of Palestinians -- both with its recent attack on Gaza and its violent, restrictive and humiliating occupation of the West Bank -- there is growing interest in targeting ... More >>

Scientific Community Optimistic About New Admin.

Sunday, 8 February 2009, 3:26 pm | Between The Lines

Interview with Celia Wexler, Washington, D.C. representative for the Union of Concerned Scientists' Integrity Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus More >>

Congressional Budget for Mass Transit Disappoints

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 3:19 pm | Between The Lines

From the radio newsmagazine Between The Lines http://www.btlonline.org ---------------------------- Between the Lines Q&A featuring progressive viewpoints on national and international issues under-reported in mainstream media for release Jan. 27, 2009 More >>

Gaza Assault Will Radicalize Islamic Jihadists

Monday, 26 January 2009, 9:35 am | Between The Lines

Israel's three-week military offensive in Gaza ended as if perfectly timed to coincide with the end of George W. Bush's presidency and before Barack Obama took the oath of office on Jan. 20. Israel and Hamas both declared a unilateral cease-fire on Jan ... More >>

Israeli-Palestinian Grp. Maintains Dialogue In War

Thursday, 22 January 2009, 11:01 am | Between The Lines

While more Hamas rockets fall on Israeli towns and Israeli troops continue their ground operations in Gaza, the Israeli town of Sderot on the Gaza border is a flashpoint. Israel says it attacked Gaza to stop the rockets from falling on Sderot and other ... More >>

IV with OH attorney Cliff Arnebeck On Mike Connell

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 1:55 pm | Between The Lines

Mike Connell, a top Republican party Internet strategist who was under investigation on allegations that he was involved in possible tampering with the counting of Ohio ballots in the 2004 presidential election, died in a plane crash on Dec. 19. Connell, ... More >>

Economic Crisis Demands Big Ideas & Urgent Action

Thursday, 27 November 2008, 10:04 am | Between The Lines

As Barack Obama prepares to become the nation's next president in January, the country he'll govern faces multiple economic crises, including the Wall Street financial meltdown, the subprime mortgage disaster, a growing recession with rising unemployment ... More >>

Threat of A Stolen Election - Mark C. Miller IV

Friday, 24 October 2008, 1:04 pm | Between The Lines

Ever since the 2000 presidential election debacle in Florida -- the winner of which was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court -- the integrity of American elections has been in doubt. In 2002, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act, which allocated ... More >>

Survey Reveals Decline in Status of Iraqi Women

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, 9:02 am | Between The Lines

Women for Women International works with women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts. In 2004, the organization surveyed 1,000 women in Iraq and found that 90 percent of them were optimistic about the future. Women for Women has just ... More >>

Iraq War Spending Cuts Deep into State Budgets

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 1:57 pm | Between The Lines

The grim costs of the five years of the Iraq war include up to an estimated 1 million Iraqis dead, 4.5 million internal and external Iraqi refugees, nearly 4,000 American soldiers dead and 60,000 injured. Still, Congress keeps funding the war, now to the ... More >>

Colombia's Raid into Ecuador Triggers Tension

Monday, 17 March 2008, 12:51 am | Between The Lines

Last week, the Colombian military entered Ecuadoran territory and killed 17 guerrillas, including Raul Reyes, the 59-year-old leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. Reyes was second in command to Manuel Marulanda, the supreme commander ... More >>

 

 

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