Flashpoints

Flashpoints – December 20, 2004

The hell disaster continues in Iraq after a weekend of massive bloodshed, we’ll speak with award-winning journalist Robert Fisk on the current situation across the region; also, Israeli settlers, backed by the occupying military, continue their land steal in the West Bank; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – December 17, 2004

Genetically modified corn invades the ancient strains in its birthplace of Mexico, we’ll speak with a U.C. Berkeley professor under fire for his outspoken opposition to GMO proliferation; Plus, art under occupation: we’ll speak with an artist and Israeli anarchist on creative ways of resisting Israel’s colonial policies; A statewide boycott of gas stations in … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 16, 2004

15,000 pro-democracy supporters take to the streets of Cap Hatien despite the continuing repression of the Lavalas movement. We’ll have a full report from Kevin Pina on the ground in Port-au-Prince. Plus Kevin Cooper, live from Death Row. We’ll play the entire interview, plus interviews with his attorney and an anti-death-penalty activist. And of course, … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 15, 2004

UN forces occupy Cite Soleil, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the Western Hemisphere as part of the ongoing purge of the pro-democracy movement in Haiti; also, Michael Ratner discusses new revelations about US torture in Iraq, including electrical shocks and setting prisoners on fire; plus, human rights activist Chris Brown on Israeli settler violence … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 14, 2004

Canada does the post-coup bidding for the United States in Haiti; also, excerpts of Gary Webb on stage with Flashpoints in a 1996 interview after the release of his book, Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras and the Crack Cocaine Explosion was released, we’ll have an in-depth interview with investigative journalist Robert Parry about Gary … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 13, 2004

Patrick Cockburn reports on the latest occupation violence in Iraq on the year anniversary of the capture of Saddam Hussein; plus, Palestinian resistance forces in Gaza attack an Israeli occupying military post; also, Augusto Pinochet indicted for mass murder and war crimes more than thirty years after his Chilean coup; Gary Webb remembered on the … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 10, 2004

More on the exclusive photographic evidence of US war crimes in Fallujah with Dahr Jamail in Baghdad; also, we look at the human cost of war and dissidence in Sudan on International Human Rights Day; how you can protest right-wing American-Israeli lobby groups; a commentary by Miguel Molina; and Flashpoints en Español.


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Flashpoints – December 9, 2004

Our special correspondent Dahr Jamail acquires exclusive photographic evidence of the killing fields in Fallujah, he’ll talk about how these images implicate the US military in egregious war crimes; plus, taking direct action to stop the corporate plunder of Iraq; also, instituting the Orwellian nightmare of national ID cards as the plan goes to the … Continued