An in-depth look at the Hutton commission cover-up with BBC reporter and best-selling author Greg Palast, also, the case of civil rights activist and attorney Lynne Stewart, now facing forty years on trumped-up terrorism charges.
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We hear from Nora Castaneda, the woman at the head of the Venezuelan Womens Development Bank, and Governor Schwarzenegger denies a clemency hearing to Kevin Cooper, scheduled to be executed on February 10th. Well broadcast excerpts from todays press conference on Kevin Coopers case with Ruben Hurricane Carter.
An on-the ground report from Iraq, where basic infrastructure is in shambles and people are suffering from environmental disasters; we continue our reporting on the story of Maria Suarez, her niece Patricia Valencia speaks on her struggle to have her aunt released from the INS detention facility; and the former Mexican ambassador to the UN … Continued
Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter talks about the resignation of David Kay and the weapons of mass destruction lie; also we speak with Kevin Phillips about the Bush dynasty and the familys rise to power.
A report from Nablus where Israel has demolished more homes; An update on Attorney Lynne Stewart from her Trumped Up Terrorism Chargers for Providing Legal Counsel to an Egyptian Cleric; We talk to a Berkeley High School Teacher and Sex Worker about Womens Freedoms; Flashpoints en Español talks to striking coal miners and the Block … Continued
Today on Flashpoints: Military families protest the State of the Union address at the Capitol building, Also, we continue our series, Anatomy of a Cover-Up, Part 2 with Catherine Austin-Fitts; well take a close look at the Bush crime family syndicate and how the Bushes are planning to steal their second election,and from New York … Continued
Today on Flashpoints: Israeli occupiers destroy whole neighborhoods in Gaza leaving many wounded and homeless, and outraged: also Sneaking a racist onto the federal court of appeals; we’ll take an in-depth look at the sleazy recess appointment of Charles Pickering: And Michael Parenti looks at the state of the union and talks about the 2004 … Continued
Today on Flashpoints, the case of Katharine Gun; the British spy who was iced after she came in from the cold; also the anatomy of a cover up part II; how the ENRON rip off model is the business for the Bushes in the future; well feature an in depth interview with former high level … Continued
Today on Flashpoints, We hear the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day of his commemoration and celebration.
Medicinal marijuana users ambushed in court by the DA and the feds under the guise of having there chargers dismissed; also Haiti’s opposition grows more violent as they start burning down the houses of grass roots supporters of Aristide; and more on Bush’s anti-immigrant guest worker plan.