Flashpoints

Flashpoints – June 8, 2005

3 million children under the age of five will die in sub-Saharan Africa unless the United States and other rich nations honor their promises at the G-8 summit, we’ll speak with Bill Fletcher, President of the TransAfrica Forum about Africa’s debt and Bush’s inaction; plus, military recruiters kidnap teenagers and force them to sign up … Continued


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Flashpoints – June 7, 2005

Bolivian President Carlos Mesa resigns after hundreds of thousands take to the streets in the nation’s capital, we’ll get the latest from Luis Gomez in La Paz; also, eighteen Iraqis killed and seventy wounded as car bomb attacks sweep the country, we’ll get a full update from Dahr Jamail; also, Israel continues its ethnic purging … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 31, 2005

We go live to the Bolivian Capital of La Paz where a growing grassroots revolts is calling for the Nationalization of the Country’s Gas and Oil Industry: Dar Jamail reports on more death and destruction in Iraq: We’ll go back to Port Au Prince where the US installed government continue to wide out the pro … Continued


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Flashpoints – May 26, 2005

An eleven year old shot in the back by US-armed Haitian death squad police as he attempted to go to school, as Prime Minister Yvon Neptune finally goes to court; also, FBI documents bolster allegations that the Koran was flushed down the toilet by interrogators in Guantanamo; Ali Abunimah joins us to talk about the … Continued