[IMC-DC] BTL Summary 6-29-07: Court Challenges Bush Police State Powers; Coalition Targets GOP War Supporters; Energy Bill Will Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Scott Harris sharris at snet.net
Wed Jun 20 19:21:20 PDT 2007


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BETWEEN THE LINES
THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 29, 2007

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1) Federal Court Challenges President's Right 
to Hold Detainees without Charge or Trial

Interview with Aziz Hug, attorney
with the Brennan Center for Justice, 
conducted by Scott Harris 

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http://www.btlonline.org/hug062907.ram

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2) "Iraq Summer" Campaign Turns Up Heat 
on GOP War Supporters In Congress 

Interview with Moira Mack,
spokesperson with Americans
Against Escalation in Iraq, 
conducted by Scott Harris

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http://www.btlonline.org/mack062907.ram
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3) Democrats' Energy Bill Would Increase 
Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Interview with Erich Pica, director
of domestic campaigns for Friends
of the Earth, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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http://www.btlonline.org/pica062907.ram
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http://www.btlonline.org/btl062907.html#3hed

4) This week's summary
of under-reported news
Compiled by Bob Nixon

• CIA is working with Sudan's intelligence service, conflicting with 
new U.S. sanctions against Darfur genocide.
• Bush administration opposes federal Shield Law to protect 
journalists from being forced to disclose confidential sources, on dubious 
grounds that the measure could protect terrorists. 
• Less than 20 percent of eligible low-income kids get free lunches 
during the summer. 

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