[imc-nyc-audio] BTL Summary 8/27/04: Populist Venezuelan President
Kerry Alienate Progressive Voters; Counter-Military Recruitment
Between The Lines
sharris at snet.net
Fri Aug 20 10:25:34 PDT 2004
BETWEEN THE LINES
--Weekly Summary --
FOR THE WEEK ENDING Aug. 27, 2004
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This week we present Between The Lines' summary of
under-reported news stories and:
1) Populist Venezuelan President
Triumphs Over Opponents
in April 15 Recall Election
Text summary: http://www.btlonline.org/btl082704.html#1hed
Interview with Gregory Wilpert,
sociologist and journalist
living in Caracas,
conducted by Scott Harris
Related links and contact information on our website at http://www.btlonline.org/btl082704.html#1hed:
-"After the Venezuela Referendum"
-"Carter Endorses Chavez Win in Venezuela"
-"Chavez Declares Recall Victory With 58% Majority"
-"International Observers Ratify Chavez's Triumph in Referendum"
-"Why Hugo Chavez Won a Landslide Victory"
-"Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugh Chavez Predict Recall Effort Will Fall
-"Venezuelan Elite Attack President Chavez to Block Reforms that Benefit the
2) Kerry's Ambiguous Position on Iraq
Alienates Progressive Voters
Text summary: http://www.btlonline.org/btl082704.html#2hed
Interview with Matthew Rothschild,
editor of the Progressive Magazine,
conducted by Scott Harris
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"Kerry on Iraq: Yes to the Imperial President"
3) Counter-Recruitment Campaign
Warns Youth of Deceptive Methods
Used by Military Recruiters
Text summary: http://www.btlonline.org/btl082704.html#3hed
Interview with Oskar Castro,
American Friends Service Committee,
conducted by Melinda Tuhus
"Soldier Sues U.S. Military Over Extended Service"
4) This week's summary
of under-reported news
Compiled by Bob Nixon
- Sudanese police sent to stabilize the war-torn Darfur region are committing new
- American soldiers in Afghanistan are weary of taking on the nation's drug lords.
- Wal-Mart relies on a hidden public subsidy: government-funded health insurance
and other social programs its low-paid workers, who make 31 percent less in
California than the average retail worker.
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