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Flashpoints – May 31, 2005

We go live to the Bolivian Capital of La Paz where a growing grassroots revolts is calling for the Nationalization of the Country’s Gas and Oil Industry: Dar Jamail reports on more death and destruction in Iraq: We’ll go back to Port Au Prince where the US installed government continue to wide out the pro … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 26, 2005

An eleven year old shot in the back by US-armed Haitian death squad police as he attempted to go to school, as Prime Minister Yvon Neptune finally goes to court; also, FBI documents bolster allegations that the Koran was flushed down the toilet by interrogators in Guantanamo; Ali Abunimah joins us to talk about the … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 25, 2005

Massive uprisings in the streets of La Paz, the capitol of Bolivia, where a growing grassroots movement is calling for the resignation of the President and the nationalization of the gas and oil industry; and we celebrate the release of a new book by the niece of the legendary African-American writer and folklorist Zora Neale … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 24, 2005

We celebrate Judi Bari Day, with an auditory journey through her life, and how we continue her work. Our environmental segment Earth Matters takes on the Bush administration’s lies and deceptions regarding global warming with Pulitzer prize winner Ross Gelbspan. We also feature a film about the drowning of Pacific Islands due to sea level … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 23, 2005

Our special correspondent Dahr Jamail at the Jordanian-Iraqi border, where thousands of refugees drift around No Man’s Land; also, Kevin Pina continues to risk his life to report on the death squad national police of Haiti and their UN collaborators; and a collage on the streets of Oakland, where protesters are holding vigil for Haitian … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 20, 2005

We devote most of the hour to the recent Mayoral election in Los Angeles, where a Latino Mayor was elected for the first time since the 1800s; we’ll speak with Arnoldo Torrez, a seasoned political analyst for Spanish-language television; we’ll have a roundtable discussion with Juan Jose Gutierrez, an immigrant rights advocate and Richard Montoya … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 18, 2005

Correspondent Dahr Jamail documents massive destruction across Iraq; Kevin Pina threatened by Haiti’s national police death squads as he stands between the people of Haiti and US-supported death squads during a major pro-democracy demonstration on Flag Day; British lawmaker George Galloway tells the US Senate to go to hell; smoking gun evidence that the Israeli … Continued