Flashpoints

Flashpoints – May 31, 2007

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Corporations complicit in torture: the ACLU files a lawsuit against Boeing corporation for their contracts with the CIA to transport detainees to countries in the US government’s illegal program of extraordinary rendition; also, Palestinian American activists talk about the 40/60 Campaign to call international attention to the 40 years of Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, and nearly 60 years of ethnic cleansing; plus, the state of journalism in a time of war: we re-broadcast an excerpt of award-winning filmmaker and journalist John Pilger, talking about the press and his new book, Freedom Next Time; and the Knight Report.