Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 20, 2004

An on-the-ground report from occupied Baghdad, Nora speaks with Mike Ferner of Voices in the Wilderness, a Vietnam-era veteran witnessing the violence in Iraq; Solange brings a report on Safeway grocery strikers organizing a massive rally. Arundhati Roy speaks from the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India.


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Flashpoints – February 18, 2004

We speak to author activist Mario Murillo about the ongoing violence in Colombia under the auspices of the US war on drugs; plus a conversation with poet-on-assignment Aurora Levins Morales and we’ll feature excerpts from the reveting documentary Plan Colombia Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure. From New York City the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – February 16, 2004

We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, we’ll get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details. Kevin Cooper speaks to us from his cell on death row one week after his last minute stay of execution. Excerpts from the hard hitting documentary Aftermath: Unanswered Questions from 9-11.


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Flashpoints – February 13, 2004

We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, we’ll get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details, and we’ll speak to Representative Barbara Lee of California, who has been following the situation there very closely. A documentary by John Pilger, Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies of the War … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 11, 2004

An on-the-ground report from Haiti, where violence continues to escalate; Israeli occupiers kill fifteen and wound more than fifty in a get-tough attack in Gaza without provocation; Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War, a brand-new documentary co-produced by MoveOn.org takes you behind the Bush Administration’s Big Lies; The Knight Report


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Flashpoints – February 9, 2004

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals grants a stay of execution for Kevin Cooper, but will the Supreme Court sustain the stay, or vacate it? Cooper is due to be murdered by the state of California at 12:01 tonight. We’ll feature late-breaking interviews with Cooper’s lead attorney, as well as with Jesse Jackson and witnesses … Continued