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 well 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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The General Council for the government of Haiti in the United States speaks out against US support of right-wing opposition in Haiti; Robert Fisk discusses the ongoing violence in Iraq; and Larry Everest talks about Empire and the US Global Agenda.
We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, well 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.
We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, well get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details, and well 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
Is the US actively participating in the destabilization of the duly-elected government of Haiti, which could lead to a bloodbath? And Distorted Morality, a brand new AK Press DVD featuring Noam Chomsky on the endless US war on Terror
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 Administrations Big Lies; The Knight Report
Today on Flashpoints: Life in the Balance – The death row procedings against Kevin Cooper: An excerpt from a new documentary being produced by the Flashpoints Team; Also interviews with Reverend Jesse Jackson and Kevin Cooper’s defense attorney on the stay of execution and his new day in court; also a new push to impeach … Continued
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. Well feature late-breaking interviews with Coopers lead attorney, as well as with Jesse Jackson and witnesses … Continued
The federal government continues its attack on the American Indian Movement and Leonard Peltier. Well 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
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.