Flashpoints

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.


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Flashpoints – July 9, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, the International Court of Justice rules that the Israeli apartheid wall is illegal and must be abolished; and reports of resistance from both sides of the wall; a Palestinian activist and headmistress of a school in East Jerusalem, and an Israeli refusnik who was a former high-ranking Israeli Air force Captain dismissed … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 8, 2004

More sweeping attacks on the people in Gaza, we’ll have a report from the ground; Knessit Member Azmi Bishara on hunger strike to protest the Israeli apartheid wall; and the indictment of Ken Lay, a full report with Catherine Austin Fitts on the Enron swindle and the implications for the Bushies; plus the Knight Report.