Flashpoints – July 9, 2008

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Israeli occupation forces continue to lay siege to Nablus in the West Bank, we have an eyewitness report from the ground; also, on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, we dissect the dismay toward Fannie May and Freddie Mac; JR and the Block Report talk document the loss of one of this country’s most important Black-owned and run local newspapers, the San Francisco BayView; a commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal, who hits the mortgage meltdown and its specific implications for people of color; and the Knight Report.