Flashpoints

Flashpoints – March 21, 2005

Hindu protests flare up in Gujarat and other parts of India in response to the state departments barring the visit of Nurandra Modie, Chief Minister of Gujarat and the architect many believe of the 2002 massacre. Greg palest exposes the battle between BIG OIL and the Neo-Cons, and what it means for the future of … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 18, 2005

An update on attempts to jail the popular mayor of Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leading contender for the Mexican presidency. Also the price Mexico pays for the war against Iraq, a small victory fighting to call attention to the slaughter in the Indian Province of Gujarat, and Flashpoints en Español also hones … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 17, 2005

Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu is indicted today for granting interviews to KPFA’s Flashpoints show and other international media: We’ll feature a follow-up interview with Vanunu in which he again uses Flashpoints as a platform to defy Israel’s restrictions on his speech; also Nora Barrows Friedman documents the accelerated building of the Apartheid Wall on … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 16, 2005

Israeli Nuclear Whistle Blower, Mordechi Vanunu, speaks out against nukes, his own brutal treatment by the Israelis, and the wide-spread Israeli torture of Palestinians: Also former US Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter says the Iraqi elections were fixed; our weekly segment, Earth Matters features the key-note speech at Last weeks Environmental Law Conference by Jeffrey Luers … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 15, 2005

Iraqi Veterans speak out against the war: A front line doctor speaks out about the medical horrors on the Gaza Strip; also a look at the Rumsfeld terrorism solution: that’s all war all the time. And a benefit to Remember Rachel Corrie on the second anniversary of the bull-dozer murder by Israeli occupiers. And of … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 14, 2005

We spend the entire show in the Gaza Strip, with senior producer Nora Barrows Friedman and Pacifica team. Nora takes us to burned up neighborhoods and the devastating Rafah refugee camp. We’ll also visit the site were Rachel Corey was executed two years ago by a US made Israeli Bulldozer. And of course The Knight … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 11, 2005

Piece, Propaganda and the Promised Land , a brand new documentary on the US media coverage of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine. We’ll feature an interview with the film maker and excerpts from the film; also, our weekly commentary with Roving Producer Miguel Molina. And Flashpoints En Español on the one year anniversary of the … Continued