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Flashpoints – June 3, 2004

An on-the-ground report from occupied Baghdad as our special correspondent visits people tortured by US forces; a discussion on the devestation inside the West Bank in occupied Palestine; a look at the dire situation in Congo and the humanitarian crisis erupting in Sudan; Flashpoints associate producer Solange Echeverria reports from Sacramento at a rally for … Continued


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Flashpoints – June 2, 2004

A look at the political situation in occupied Iraq and the region with Asad Abu-Khalil; We get ready to march against the wars and occupations in Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan, this coming Saturday; An update on the California hunger strikers in their 24th day of protest; A mini documentary entitled Concrete Smothers Sky, a look … Continued


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Flashpoints – June 1, 2004

An on-the-ground report from the Gaza Strip where Israeli colonizers continue to fire missles and destroy homes; Lyn Duff in Haiti talks about the children who are targeted by the US-supported death squads because of their work with the youth-run radio station; Vice-president Dick Cheney orchestrated the Halliburton contract and lied about it; we’ll have … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 27, 2004

A report from the ground in occupied Baghdad, as our correspondent continues his investigation into the accounts of torture; a conversation with the director of “Hidden in Plain Sight,” an unflinching look at the nature and consequences of US policy in Latin America via the School of the Americas; we’ll be featuring an excerpt of … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 26, 2004

An analysis of the recent slaughter in Rafah with our correspondent, who nearly escaped death over the weekend; a conversation with Samuel Huntington, the author of a controversial book on American identity; and Greg Palast, with Dennis Bernstein and Jello Biafra, deconstruct the Bush policy and the plan for the next election steal.


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Flashpoints – May 25, 2004

An on the ground report from occupied Baghdad, where our special correspondent investigates more torture accounts at Abu Ghraib; fasters at the California capitol steps see the dawn of a sixteenth day hunger strike for education reform; part two of our series on the making of the feature film Alcatraz: The Occupation; and Daniel Ellsberg … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 24, 2004

An on the ground report from occupied Baghdad as our special correspondent investigates what happened at the scene of the wedding massacre; we go to Nablus in the occupied West Bank, where the Israeli colonizing forces continue their genocidal rampage; a look at Ahmed Chalabi and the US policy of installing puppet leaders; and a … Continued