Flashpoints

Flashpoints – October 2, 2006

A report from Oaxaca on the government crackdown and the anticipated invasion of federal troops; Eight Palestinians are killed in internal clashes in Gaza this weekend as Israeli occupying forces kill five, including two children riding their bicycles; also, Lebanese-American poet and playwright Elmaz Abinader speaks out against torture, occupation and the Bush wars; and … Continued


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Flashpoints – September 29, 2006

We broadcast to you from New College of California on Valencia Street in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District! We go live to Arizona for the International Indian Treaty Council’s Border Summit; We’ll feature the new book No One is Illegal about racist vigilantes at the U.S./Mexico border; We’ll take another look at the … Continued


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Flashpoints – September 26, 2006

A leading human rights attorney says that if Congress cancels Habeas Corpus, they will be war criminals; also, news headlines from occupied Palestine; two powerful films portray identity politics and the nature of exile; we’ll hear a clip from one of the films, Goal Dreams, a film about the attempt by the Palestinian soccer team … Continued