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Flashpoints – May 7, 2004

Back to Baghdad where the violence at the hands of the U.S. occupies continues. Kofi Annan’s pro Israel stance in the context of the growing brutal occupation of Palestine. We focus on the new labor struggles in California. A discussion of Bush’s revamped attack on Cuba, and its right to self determination. Nora Barrows Friedman … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 6, 2004

Today on Flashpoints More heartache and destruction in Iraq as the US continues it’s brutal occupation of it’s people. And moving words from on the ground in Palestine. Author David Ray Griffen asks the painful questions on 911 and a fresh report from the flames of resistance of U.S.occupied Haiti. And of course the knight … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 5, 2004

We celebrate the struggles and triumphs of the Battle of Puebla AKA Cinco deMayo, historically a festive celebration which now reclaims it’s force as a struggle against oppression. A conversation with UC Berkeley Professor David Montejano on the changing American landscape, plus live coverage of the Cinco de Mayo actions in Sacramento. And a Mothers … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 3, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Wide-spread Torture, Rape and Murder of Iraqi prisoners held by the US: We’ll feature a report from Baghdad on how this is nothing new except the pictures: Also we’ll look at the potential legal ramifications of US torture in IRAQ and we will hear from the families of soldiers outraged by the … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 30, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, a special report from Nora Barrows Friedman on the last day of her two week investigation in Occupied Palestine. Also, a reading by Poets for Peace with keynote poet Gerald Stern. He’ll join us in the studio for a mini-reading and some political talk. And of course, the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – April 29, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, US pounds Falluja and opens fire on civilian vehicles. We’ll continue our on-the-ground reports from Baghdad. Also, Nora Barrows-Friedman reports from Nazareth on life for occupied Palestinians inside the Green Line. Bush and Cheney do the 9-11 shuffle before the Kean Commission. We’ll feature an in-depth interview with Katherine Austin-Fitts on the … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 28, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Falluja up in flames. UN officials fear the worst. We’ll have a special report from Baghdad on the growing rebellion. Also, Israeli Forces continue their attacks on young Palestinians. Nora Barrows-Friedman reports from Occupied Palestine. We’ll have an in studio discussion with the founder of Al-Fowwad, a cultural and arts center for … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 27, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Falluja under heavy attack by US Occupation Forces using fighter jets, attack helicopters, tanks, and heavily armed ground forces. Eyewitnesses accounts report as many as ten explosions a minute for extended periods. We’ll have a report from the field and speak with regional experts about the ramifications of the US’ all out … Continued