Flashpoints

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


Flashpoints

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.


Flashpoints

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.


Flashpoints

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


Flashpoints

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.


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 6, 2004

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


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 5, 2004

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. We’ll broadcast a recent speech by author and historian Larry Everest, and we’ll talk about the state of battered women in US prisons who killed … Continued