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Flashpoints – September 6, 2005

Bush’s Flood-disaster death count may rise to well over ten thousand, as First Mother Barbara Bush, visits and insults thousands of victims still stranded inside the Astro-Dome – We’ll have reports from New Orleans, Houston, and we’ll hear eye-witness accounts from those just back from the hardest hit areas: Also students protest Bush’s racist response … Continued


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Flashpoints – September 5, 2005

Today on a special Labor Day edition of Flashpoints, we feature voices from New Orleans, with special reports from Pacifica and community radio producers; we’ll hear from people in the streets, community leaders, activists, members of the Congressional Black Caucus, and ordinary people who are all fed up with the deliberate abandonment by the Bush … Continued


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Flashpoints – September 2, 2005

The deliberate abandonment of hundreds of thousands of stranded Southerners left floating and hungry in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, we’ll feature a special report from the ground in New Orleans; plus, author and attorney Eva Golinger talks about her new, explosive book, The Chavez Code: Cracking US Intervention in Venezuela; we’ll also feature headlines … Continued


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Flashpoints – September 1, 2005

We’ll feature an in-depth report on the Iraqui Bridge slaughter massacre; and an update on the bloody and endless US occupation; we’ll talk about what the Louisiana National Guard should be doing instead of kill and be killed in Iraq; we’ll feature an interview with Michael Parenti on the hurricane and its aftermath; and from … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 29, 2005

Activists in El Paso call for the extradition of CIA asset and known terrorist Luis Posada Carilles; also, the Texas judicial death machine gets ready to execute another innocent victim in the name of Frances Newton; poet and historian Aurora Levins Morales reads poetry in a time of war; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – August 25, 2005

Bush Supreme Court Nominee tied directly to the Administration’s wide-ranging program of illegal detention, abuse and torture, we’ll have a special report on what appears to be an illegal conflict of interest on the part of Judge Roberts; plus, Ali Abunimah on today’s Israeli undercover attack that left five young Palestinians dead; a reading of … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 24, 2005

California’s immigrant community shocked by a pro-Minutemen position taken by Fabian Nunez, the speaker of the California Assembly; plus, Israelis continue to tighten their grip on illegally-seized land in the West Bank, providing more and more homes for the violent settlers from Gaza; organizers prepare for major national demonstrations as opposition to the Bush wars … Continued