Flashpoints – September 7, 2005

We’ll feature a breaking story on how the federal government has vetoed a
crucial microtransmitter radio project for the Astrodome; we’ll hear the stories of two Bay Area survivors who were shot at by local police in New Orleans; we’ll speak with a young man who is doing what the feds should be doing, re-establishing infrastructure in parts of flooded New Orleans; plus, we’ll speak with Makani Themba-Nixon of the Praxis Project on her view on the federal breakdown and her call for a real investigation into the tragic abandonment of black people in this country; sounds from a protest today at UC Berkeley; and from exile, the Knight Report.

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