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Flashpoints – August 19, 2004

Iraqis and Palestinians under Occupation – We spend the entire hour on the two countries under militarized regimes of colonization and illegal occupations. We speak with author Rahul Mahajan for analysis on up-to-the-minute reports comming from a beseiged Najaf. Members of the Middle East Childrens Alliance in the studio to talk about their recent experiences … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 18, 2004

We focus on Hemispheric Crises and Revolution. We’ll speak to members of a delegation just returning from Haiti. We’ll speak with Doug Spalding and Casey Corbett from the Haiti Action Committee about the ongoing U.S. sponsored bloodshed. Plus landless workers in Brazil fight for self determination. And we’ll rebroadcast an interview with David Ray Griffin, … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 16, 2004

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seems poised to win in a landslide victory against the recall effort by the right-wing opposition, we’ll talk to the Venezuelan Ambassador about what this means for the Chavez government and the people of Venezuela; plus, over 7,000 Palestinian prisoners begin a hunger strike from behind bars as Israeli occupying forces … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 13, 2004

The Lavalas movement stages a resistance caravan – we’ll have reports from the route in Haiti, and in the studio; plus depleted uranium continues to kill US Veterans and Iraqi citizens – we’ll talk to an expert and a journalist breaking the latest stories on DU; and Flahpoints en Español on the upcoming referendum vote … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 12, 2004

Najaf under siege by US occupiers. We’ll talk about the ongoing violence and the implications if US forces destroy the Imam Ali Mosque. Activists descend on Kerry’s Chicago Campaign Headquarters demanding he issue a statement on the crisis in Najaf. Venezuela readies for referendum on the policies of Hugo Chavez. We’ll speak to a nun … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 11, 2004

More violence reaching critical mass in Iraq as the US bombs holy sites in Najaf, we’ll have a report from Baghdad on the ongoing bloodshed; Temperatures rise in Venezuela as the Bolivarian revolution and Hugo Chavez fight for the people; Greg Palast on the election Steal of Latin America: How ChoicePoint and John Ashcroft plan … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 10, 2004

All hell breaks loose in Iraq, as terror by air strikes and torture continue unabated. We’ll be joined by Robert Knight for some deep analysis, along with today’s Knight Report. Robert Knight, Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein and Roving Producer Miguel Molina respond to listener call-ins. We’ll also feature the next installment of our series on … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 9, 2004

The Center for Constitutional Rights documents widespread torture at Guantanamo. The defense at the Fort Bragg torture hearings attempts to subpoena Rumsfeld and Cheney. Activists take to the streets to commemorate victims of nuclear warfare and to take back our education for our children.