A look at the true cost of the Iraq war, with an in-depth discussion with Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies; the intensified brutality of occupation and the reality of water resources in Palestine, a conversation with noted Palestinian scholar Dr. Marwan Haddad; and Nuclear weapons and WMDs found in the Middle East
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Today on a special so-called Independence Day Edition of Flashpoints, we look at a world in bondage, from the Iraq war to the continued attack on women in this country. Well broadcast a recent speech by author and historian Larry Everest, and well talk about the state of battered women in US prisons who killed … Continued
A report from Christian Parenti on the trial of Saddam and Iraqi Resistance; The Peace and Dignity Run, a journey through American conscience from Alaska to Argentina; and the Knight Report.
A look at Palestine through the eyes of film; well speak to Bay Area peace activists about the upcoming Palestine/Israel film festival and broadcast an excerpt of John Pilgers Palestine is still the issue; and the Knight Report.
Another fake transfer of power in a destroyed Haiti; an eerie quietness sweeps Baghdad, well go back to Christian Parenti for a report from Iraq; remembering the Nuyorican poet Pedro Pietri; and the Knight Report.
Christian Parenti reports on the situation in Iraq a day after the secret pseudo-power transfer ceremonies; detainees in Guantanamo finally get their day in court; Israeli scholar and peace activist Tanya Reinhart in the studio in a freewheeling discussion on solutions to the ongoing illegal occupation in Palestine; a call to action against the continued … Continued
Iraq and the new façade of oil-drenched, US-fashioned freedom, well have an in-depth discussion with Larry Everest; Gaza under attack by Israeli forces as Nablus suffers days of extremely bloody invasions, well have on-thr-ground reports from both cities.
Special farewell report with our correspondent in Baghdad as U.S. Forces drop more bombs in Fallujah. President select Bush investigated at the Oval Office by the Feds and the CIA leak probe. Cheney versus the Supreme Court in questions about the Energy Task Force Meetings. Special bilingual report on Walmart versus Women.
Our special correspondent in Iraq is shot at by US troops as he investigates the bloody mess in Baquba today; Nablus under seige once again by Israeli occupying soldiers in the West Bank; an update on the situation in Haiti forgotten by mainstream media; womens’ reproductive rights under fire by right-wing pharmaceutical industry heads; and … Continued
Dahr Jamail reports from occupied Baghdad with a scathing report on the medical situation in Iraq; we take a look at the recent massive raids on immigrants in Southern California; excerpts from the riviting documentary Uncovered – The Whole Truth About The War in Iraq; and the Knight Report.