Peace activists are thrown out of the Democratic National Convention for exercising their rights to free speech; Dolores Huerta on the Latino vote and immigrant rights; we speak to several activists working with the Latino Caucus on labor, citizenship and democracy; Flashpoints en Español features a conversation with a young activist fighting to get out … Continued
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We go to the Haiti Forum in Boston where members of Congress, journalists and Haitian activists come together to talk about the Bush-supported coup, the kidnapping of President Aristide, and what the future holds for Haiti; plus sounds of protest against the DNC; also Flashpoints en Español talks with a Colombian national labor leader at … Continued
Israeli occupiers murder a mentally unstable woman and two teens; Al Sharpton on the immigrant workers’ revolution and civil rights; a bilingual interview with the leader of the California Latino Caucus; and a survivor of military sexual abuse speaks out to the Democratic delegation; and sounds from the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
A new Iraqi Resistance Group raises the stakes with a bold kidnapping of an Egyptian Diplomat in Baghdad. We’ll take a look at the implications of the latest kidnapping as well as some background on Saudi connections. We’ll take an in depth look at what the critics are now calling the 9/11 Coverup Report. We’ll … Continued
The occupation of Palestine still goes unnoticed despite condemnations by the International Court of Justice and the United Nations general assembly; plus, the first in a series of celebrations of the life of Chilean poet and icon Pablo Neruda; well rebroadcast a recent interview with Farouk Abdel-Muhti, who died just last night after delivering a … Continued
Haitian pro-democracy activists still being hunted and arrested by US-supported coup leaders; also Phyllis Bennis at the United Nations where she talks about today’s vote in the General Assembly condemning the Israeli Apartheid Wall; plus an in-depth expose on Bush’s phony military service that continues to be covered up and laundered; and the Knight Report.
A freewheeling conversation with Robert Fisk of the Independent of London. Fisk talks about his journey outside of Baghdad into the land of Muqtada al-Sadr, the failing occupation, and what is in store for the US if they continue to stay the course in Iraq. Plus, an in-depth report on the assault of the West … Continued
A deeper look into the unfolding crisis in Palestine with noted scholar and activist Jeff Halper; plus almost a million Sudanese people flee their homes as they face starvation and mass rape – we’ll speak with the executive director of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) for and update on the unfolding disaster in Sudan.
Did the new democratic leader of Iraq, Iyad Allawi, summarily execute six Iraqi prisoners days before he was handed power? Well speak with an investigative journalist who talked to eyewitnesses in Baghdad; San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Matt Gonzales continues the discussion on alternatives to the bankrupt two-party system; a special election edition of … Continued
Today on a special edition of Flashpoints, a wide-ranging interview with Independent Party Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader, we’ll focus on Palestine, Iraq, NAFTA, corporate greed and immigrant rights; also, a special expanded Knight Report into the potential postponement of the 2004 election that could throw it into the House of Representatives and guarantee a Bush … Continued