Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 18, 2004

We speak to author activist Mario Murillo about the ongoing violence in Colombia under the auspices of the US war on drugs; plus a conversation with poet-on-assignment Aurora Levins Morales and we’ll feature excerpts from the reveting documentary Plan Colombia Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure. From New York City the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – February 16, 2004

We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, we’ll get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details. Kevin Cooper speaks to us from his cell on death row one week after his last minute stay of execution. Excerpts from the hard hitting documentary Aftermath: Unanswered Questions from 9-11.


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Flashpoints – February 13, 2004

We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, we’ll get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details, and we’ll speak to Representative Barbara Lee of California, who has been following the situation there very closely. A documentary by John Pilger, Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies of the War … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 11, 2004

An on-the-ground report from Haiti, where violence continues to escalate; Israeli occupiers kill fifteen and wound more than fifty in a get-tough attack in Gaza without provocation; Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War, a brand-new documentary co-produced by MoveOn.org takes you behind the Bush Administration’s Big Lies; The Knight Report


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Flashpoints – February 9, 2004

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals grants a stay of execution for Kevin Cooper, but will the Supreme Court sustain the stay, or vacate it? Cooper is due to be murdered by the state of California at 12:01 tonight. We’ll feature late-breaking interviews with Cooper’s lead attorney, as well as with Jesse Jackson and witnesses … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 6, 2004

The federal government continues its attack on the American Indian Movement and Leonard Peltier. We’ll have a special report from Rapids City, South Dakota, where two former AIM activists face murder charges. Also, the Block Report, with a hard-hitting and emotional discussion on the Kevin Cooper case with former Black Panther and anti-death penalty activists. … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 5, 2004

A former UPI reporter who covered the original Kevin Cooper trial steps forward with evidence that could exonerate Kevin Cooper, who faces imminent death at San Quentin on Monday night; also, Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War: a brand-new, hard-hitting documentary on the Big Lies about Iraq.