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Between The Lines' 20th End of Year Appeal

A Between The Lines' fundraiser: "Democracy v. The Propaganda State: Why We Must Support Independent Media and Build a Real Alternative to Corporate Power," audio CD or video DVD copy of The Nation's John Nichols speech on journalism and democracy. buynow
CD $12.99 or DVD $17.99

Past Events

SPRING 2011: "Overcoming the Power of the Plutocrats by Forging the Power of the People," citizen activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader at Between The Lines' 20th anniversary

SPRING 2010: "The Death and Life of American Journalism" public forum with John Nichols, author of "The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that will Begin the World Again"

FALL 2009: "Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Crisis and What to Do About It," Oct. 24 Film screening and forum with economics professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and consultant on Michael Moore's new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story"

WINTER 2009: Feb. 21 Sneak Preview Screening: "Combatants for Peace and the Billboard from Bethlehem", with producer/director Bruce Barrett and Combatants for Peace's Elik Elhanan

FALL 2008: Sept. 27 Pre-Election Forum: Oil, War and the Future of American Foreign Policy, with Michael T. Klare at the documentary screening of "Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Dependency on Foreign Petroleum"

SUMMER 2008: "Eyewitness Reports on Iran, Palesine and Israel," with peace activists Rev. Allie Perry, Patty Nuelsen, and Between The Lines' producer Melinda Tuhus

FALL 2007: "Health Care: A Basic Right or Privilege?" with Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler, Physicians for a National Health Program

SPRING 2007: MAY 12 "American Fascists" with Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges, New Haven, CT

SPRING 2007: "Energy Wars: Popular Movements At Home and Abroad," with TowardFreedom.com Editor Ben Dangl and Connecticut activists Frank Panzarella and Bruce Crowder, New Haven, CT April 28

FALL 2006: Between The Lines' 15th Anniversary Event Series "Democracy in Danger: Oil Wars, Corporate Power, Terrorism and the Struggle to Defend Liberty and Justice," with Greg Palast and Jeff Cohen, Forum, New Haven, CT Oct. 7

SUMMER 2006: Between The Lines'15th Anniversary Event Series, "Troubadours for Truth," New Haven, CT July 7.

JUNE 24, 2006: "The Case for Impeachment of President George W. Bush" coauthors journalist David Lindorff and Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Barbara Olshansky on their book, "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office."

Media Education Foundation documentary: "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear and the Selling of American Empire"

"Who Profits from War on Iraq?" with BBC-TV reporter Greg Palast

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naderRALPH NADER to Present Keynote Address for Between The Lines' 20th Anniversary Forum in New Haven, CT

Citizen activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will be the keynote speaker at Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine's 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, May 14 in New Haven, CT. Nader's speech, "Overcoming the Power of the Plutocrats by Forging the Power of the People," will address the topic of corporate dominance of the U.S. political system and the fight now underway in Wisconsin and around the country to restore democracy.

The event will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. at the United Church on the Green, 270 Temple St., New Haven, CT (corner of Temple and Elm Streets). Suggested contribution: ($10 advance, $15 at the door).

In addition to Ralph Nader's talk and booksigning, Between The Lines will present its "Democracy in Action" awards to two Connecticut groups that embody the best of grassroots progressive activism: The Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut and Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - AFSCME.

After the talk, join Ralph Nader and the Between The Lines crew for a reception celebrating Between The Lines' 20th anniversary on the air. Tickets for the reception will be from 9-11 p.m. at the home of Charlie Pillsbury and Allie Perry. ($50 per person, limited number of tickets available)

More details about the event available here.

There are now three ways to purchase tickets in advance: at one of our ticket outlets (cash or by credit card), online by credit card or by phone reservation/check

  • Ticket outlets

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    1842 Whitney Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06517-1405
    (203) 287-9286
    Cash only

    Bru Cafe Inc.
    141 Orange Street
    New Haven, CT 06510-3111
    (203) 752-0052
    Cash and credit cards

    *Note: Bru Cafe was robbed Sunday, April 10 and turquoise tickets B-01 through B-50 in cash register drawer were taken. If anyone tries to sell these turquoise tickets, please call New Haven police in connection with the Bru Cafe robbery.
  • Online by credit card
    For advance tickets for Ralph Nader's talk at Between The Lines' 20th anniversary Public Forum ($10/advance; $15 at the door) (Enter the number of tickets on the next page and come back to this page to order reception tickets below):

    For tickets for Ralph Nader's Reception (limited number available) ($50 each; by May 7 or until sold out) (Enter the number of tickets on the next page):


    From your online purchase contact information, we will call you back to confirm and place your name on a reservation list at the door.
  • Phone reservation and/or paying by check:
    If you'd like to call and let us know you're writing a check, please call: (203) 268-8446.
    Make your check payable to Between The Lines' tax-exempt fiscal sponsor "The Global Center" and mail to:
    Between The Lines
    c/o Squeaky Wheel Productions
    P.O. Box 110176
    Trumbull, CT 06611

    Please also include your name, address, phone number and number of tickets for the public forum and/or the reception with your check.

    We will call you back to confirm and place your name on a reservation list at the door. Directions to the reception will also be made available for you.

Still have questions? Please call us at: (203) 268-8446

If you cannot attend, but would like to make an online contribution to Between The Lines, please do so at our Firstgiving.com page at firstgiving.com/betweenthelinesappeal

Community co-sponsors: The CT Green Party, the New Haven Green Party, Connecticut Citizens' Action Group, CT Center for a New Economy, Greater New Haven Peace Council, Northeast Organic Farming Association, Fight the Hike, and the May Day Celebration Committee

Media sponsors: New Haven AdvocateFairfield Weekly

Net proceeds benefit Squeaky Wheel Productions, nonprofit distributor of Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine.

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