Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 23, 2004

A new Iraqi Resistance Group raises the stakes with a bold kidnapping of an Egyptian Diplomat in Baghdad. We’ll take a look at the implications of the latest kidnapping as well as some background on Saudi connections. We’ll take an in depth look at what the critics are now calling the 9/11 Coverup Report. We’ll … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 22, 2004

The occupation of Palestine still goes unnoticed despite condemnations by the International Court of Justice and the United Nations general assembly; plus, the first in a series of celebrations of the life of Chilean poet and icon Pablo Neruda; we’ll rebroadcast a recent interview with Farouk Abdel-Muhti, who died just last night after delivering a … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 21, 2004

Haitian pro-democracy activists still being hunted and arrested by US-supported coup leaders; also Phyllis Bennis at the United Nations where she talks about today’s vote in the General Assembly condemning the Israeli Apartheid Wall; plus an in-depth expose on Bush’s phony military service that continues to be covered up and laundered; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – July 19, 2004

A deeper look into the unfolding crisis in Palestine with noted scholar and activist Jeff Halper; plus almost a million Sudanese people flee their homes as they face starvation and mass rape – we’ll speak with the executive director of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) for and update on the unfolding disaster in Sudan.


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Flashpoints – July 16, 2004

Did the new “democratic” leader of Iraq, Iyad Allawi, summarily execute six Iraqi prisoners days before he was handed power? We’ll speak with an investigative journalist who talked to eyewitnesses in Baghdad; San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Matt Gonzales continues the discussion on alternatives to the bankrupt two-party system; a special election edition of … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 15, 2004

Today on a special edition of Flashpoints, a wide-ranging interview with Independent Party Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader, we’ll focus on Palestine, Iraq, NAFTA, corporate greed and immigrant rights; also, a special expanded Knight Report into the potential postponement of the 2004 election that could throw it into the House of Representatives and guarantee a Bush … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 14, 2004

Vice President Dick Cheney faces possible indictment in an international bribery scandal stemming from Halliburton’s collaboration in a Nigerian natural gas project; also, Catherine Austin Fitts on Cheney’s ongoing domestic scandals and Halliburton’s near-bankruptcy before it was given sweetheart no-bid contracts in Iraq; plus, the latest in the ongoing assault on the residents on Beit … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 13, 2004

An in-depth discussion and analysis on the situation in Iraq with award winning journalist Robert Fisk in Baghdad; American Peace Activists detained and deported by Israel, we’ll have an interview with one of the activists and her Attorney, the continuous Bush Administrations attacks on women’s reproductive rights and the Knight report with Robert Knight.


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Flashpoints – July 12, 2004

More lethal attacks in Gaza, we’ll feature an in-depth interview with noted physician and scholar Dr. Mustafa Barghouti on the political, social and medical situation in Palestine; plus, the voting disappearing act: could they eliminate our vote in November? And a Pacifica producer detained by Homeland Security, we’ll talk about his ordeal.