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Flashpoints – February 7, 2005

Rice goes to Jerusalem, but peace remains a pipe dream for Palestinians, we’ll speak with Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and Adam Shapiro of the International Solidarity Movement about the prospects for peace in the Middle East and the real dangers of continuing occupation; a spokesperson for President Aristide speaks out at … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 4, 2005

A report from Dahr Jamail in Baghdad on the continuing bloodshed in a post-election Iraq; Helen Caldicott speaks on the new nuclear danger on our new environmental segment, Earth Matters; voices from the World Social Forum held recently in Brazil; Moh Alileche, Algerian Berber musician in the Flashpoints studio; and Flashpoints en Español.


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Flashpoints – February 3, 2005

Violence continues unabated in occupied Iraq, we’ll speak with Dahr Jamail on Iraqi reaction to Bush’s State of the Union speech and the increasing civil tensions; plus, we’ll talk about how to divest from Israel: how student groups, religious institutions and the general public are getting involved in the economic fight against US-supported Israeli militarism … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 1, 2005

Israeli snipers shoot and kill a 10 year old Palestinian schoolgirl in Gaza, we’ll talk about the psychological trauma that follows these kinds of attacks; plus, racist violence escalates against immigrant workers; an investigation into new facts on global warming; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – January 31, 2005

Today on a special Iraqi election edition of Flashpoints, we feature reports from Flashpoints unembedded special correspondent Dahr Jamail and Free Speech Radio News correspondent Aaron Glantz; we’ll also hear from London Independent reporter Robert Fisk; Baghdad-based human rights activist Iman; a report from Washington DC; Kevin Pina on Haiti, elections and democracy; an online … Continued


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Flashpoints – January 31, 2005

Today on a special national edition of Flashpoints, we feature live reports from Flashpoints unembedded special correspondent Dahr Jamail; we’ll also hear from London Independent reporter Robert Fisk, Baghdad-based human rights activist Iman, we’ll have reports from Kurdish-controlled Iraq and Washington DC, reflections from People’s History of the United States author Howard Zinn, renowned novelist … Continued


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Flashpoints – January 28, 2005

We go to Baghdad for a full report on the latest attacks in Iraq heading toward Sunday’s planned elections; plus, a three year old Palestinian girl is shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza as a humanitarian disaster brews; attacks on the Achenese people continue as families search for the dead; Solange Echeverria reports … Continued