The Center for Constitutional Rights documents widespread torture at Guantanamo. The defense at the Fort Bragg torture hearings attempts to subpoena Rumsfeld and Cheney. Activists take to the streets to commemorate victims of nuclear warfare and to take back our education for our children.
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While Bush builds new nuclear bombs, grassroots activists stand up for books instead. Two documentaries expose the role that two generations of Bushes have played in creating killing fields in this hemisphere.
Israel’s occupation forces kill 5 in Gaza, including a 12 year-old, and a 60 year-old, and continue their fierce attacks and demolitions in the Dheisheh refugee camp in the occupied West Bank; also, a new hard-hitting documentary Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land: US Media and the Isreali-Palestinian Conflict.
We broadcast two powerful new fight-back documentaries on war, peace and the mainstream media. First, youll hear excerpts from the Empowerment Projects new, hard-hitting film Waging Peace, and then Outfoxed: how to turn the clock back on Fox.
Today on Flashpoints, prying the lid off the 9/11 coverup, a new in-depth interview with David Ray Griffin, the author of the newly-updated The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11; plus, a new investigative documentary on the use of electronic voting machines and their inherent dangers to democracy; and the … Continued
Iraqs Christian community living in fear after a series of car bomb attacks on churches, well speak with Robert Fisk for an update on the situation in Iraq and for an analysis of US election politics; well air excerpts from a powerful new documentary, Hijacking Catastrophe; and the Knight Report from Ground Zero in New … Continued
Today on Flashpoints, was John Kerry a war hero or a war criminal? We discuss a new, groundbreaking story on Counterpunch on what Kerry really did in Vietnam; plus, we continue our celebration of the Chilean poet and revolutionary Pablo Neruda; young activists get out the vote at the Democratic Convention in Boston; and the … Continued
We speak to a photo-journalist who was pulled aside four times, detained and harassed by security forces, apparently fitting a racial profile that Boston was wary of; plus riot police arm themselves in anticipation of protests at the DNC; a wrapup report from Solange Echeverria on the unanswered questions directed at the democratic platform; Flashpoints … Continued
Peace activists are thrown out of the Democratic National Convention for exercising their rights to free speech; Dolores Huerta on the Latino vote and immigrant rights; we speak to several activists working with the Latino Caucus on labor, citizenship and democracy; Flashpoints en Español features a conversation with a young activist fighting to get out … Continued
We go to the Haiti Forum in Boston where members of Congress, journalists and Haitian activists come together to talk about the Bush-supported coup, the kidnapping of President Aristide, and what the future holds for Haiti; plus sounds of protest against the DNC; also Flashpoints en Español talks with a Colombian national labor leader at … Continued