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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
We devote the entire hour to the US-engineered campaign for the extermination of the Lavalas movement to pave the way for phony elections in Haiti; we’ll spend the hour with Flashpoints Haiti correspondent Kevin Pina and we’ll also feature excerpts from Kevin’s brand-new film, Haiti: The Untold Story; and the Knight Report.
Well take a look at the inside of Bushs Brain, as outside, in Washington DC, the special counsel zooms in on Bush administration crimes; well feature an interview with Phillipe Sands, the British barrister who sent Pinochet packing put of Great Britain as a fleeing war criminal, as he talks about Bush crimes; also, activists … Continued
We continue our fight against another state-sponsored murder as former gang leader, childrens book author and Nobel laureate nominee is given a date to be murdered by the state, well be joined by the leader of a movement to save the life of Stanley Tookie Williams; also, new revelations in the widening White House leak … Continued
The vigilantes plan to converge in Sacramento, California, where they were invited by the Governor who applauds their work; also, a new documentary, Chavez Ravine, with music by Ry Cooder, that depicts the destruction of an East Los Angeles neighborhood to make room for major league baseball; and United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta honored … Continued
A special report on children rotting and left to die and starve to death in Haitis prisons as the US plans another phony election in the hemisphere; also, well feature a full-length documentary: Aristide and the Endless Revolution tells the behind-the-scenes story of the US attack on the Aristide government that forced him into exile; … Continued
US forces bomb innocent civilians, including women and children as US officials put the final touches on fixing the Iraq election; well take a look at the war and what many believe are sham elections with Flashpoints special correspondent Dahr Jamail and warfront filmmaker Mark Manning; and well feature hard-hitting excerpts from two documentaries, one … Continued
Former CIA officer Philip Agee addresses the Valerie Plame-Karl Rove case and the continuing US attempts to overthrow Hugo Chavez in Venezuela; plus, Norman Finkelstein takes on the Israeli lobbies and the disinformation campaigns; and the Election Fraud Goes GlobalKnight Report.
Today on Flashpoints, we broadcast live from the SomArts Gallery in San Francisco in a special celebration of the Day of the Dead! Well be talking about the Day of the Dead and the powerful, political significance that it has now taken on; Plus, mudslides and hurricanes from Guatemala to Southern Mexico wreak havoc and … Continued