Flashpoints

Flashpoints – December 27, 2004

We interview author David Ray Griffen of The New Pearl Harbor, Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11 and his most recent book The 911 Commission Report: Ommissions and Distortions. 911 Coverup Questions from before, during and after 9/11 still unanswered are discussed.


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Flashpoints – December 23, 2004

Lyn Duff interviews a Haitian woman whose son was shot in the back by a Haitian military death squad; also, we’ll interview a pro-Lavalas mayor in hiding in Haiti; we’ll also feature an in-depth piece on womens’ experience of occupation in Palestine; and the status of migrants’ rights as considered at an international migrants day … Continued


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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