Flashpoints

Flashpoints – April 19, 2005

An update on the critical situation in Haiti with Kevin Pina; also, activists face off with vigilantes at the Arizona-Mexico border; a discussion with an esteemed Palestinian artist on resistance and culture; our new Earth Matters segment focuses on the Pepper Spray trial; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – April 18, 2005

San Francisco-based Goldman Foundation gives a $125,000 environmental award to a well-known violator of human rights in Haiti, and an update on how the US violated its own 13-year old arms embargo to provide new weapons to the death squads of the Haitian National Police; plus, an American aid worker killed in a car bomb … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 15, 2005

Esteemed civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart talks about her conviction and why she’s still speaking out against the assaults on civil liberties; also the women of Mulukulú, Nicaragua and their nonviolent resistance of oppression in the wake of war and economic terrorism; plus Flashpoints en Español; Mexico Snubs Cuba at The UN with allegations of … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 14, 2005

An in-depth interview with our special correspondent Dahr Jamail about the current deteriorating situation in Iraq, on a day where 18 Iraqis were killed and dozens wounded; plus, as the G7 World Bank and IMF Summit convenes, we talk about erasing poor nations’ massive debt; also, we speak to a ship Captain off the coast … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 13, 2005

A full update on Haiti and the illegal arms transfers by the United States; plus, what’s next for the Patriot Act, and how potential changes will further affect civil liberties; a look at the unraveling political crisis in Nepal; our weekly environmental segment, Earth Matters; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – April 12, 2005

Palestinian former political prisoners speak out about the system of torture and oppression inside Israeli prisons; we’ll speak to a Latin American human rights activist who interrupted John Negroponte’s senate confirmation hearings today; Plus, environmental activists sue law enforcement for pepper spray torture during a nonviolent demonstration; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – April 11, 2005

Three Palestinian teenagers are shot and killed in Gaza while Ariel Sharon visits George Bush’s Texas ranch; plus, new revelations and investigations into torture in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo, we’ll talk about the role of top-level Bush administration officials in the ongoing torture; also, hate crimes against Muslims break out in Chicago; and the Knight … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 8, 2005

New evidence on how the United States government is secretly and illegally arming the US-installed coup government of Haiti; plus, right-wing Jewish extremist groups rally to storm the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem this weekend; Phyllis Bennis on the nomination of John Bolton to become the new UN Ambassador; a commentary by Miguel Molina; and Flashpoints … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 7, 2005

New smoking gun evidence proves that the killing of Rachel Corrie by the Israeli military was premeditated; an in-depth discussion on recent elections in Zimbabwe and the deadly impact of the Pope on Africa; an update on death squad police in Brazil; plus, Palestinian artists display the personal and the political on exhibit in San … Continued


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Flashpoints – April 6, 2005

Protesters at the White House commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda and warn that the same thing is happening in Darfur. Also, in the wake of the worst street massacre in the history of Rio de Janeiro, we’ll take an in-depth look at the police killers leading the attacks against the poor, … Continued