Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 21, 2005

Violence and heartache continue to explode in Haiti as the anniversary of the kidnapping of President Jean Bertrand Aristide nears, a conversation with Kevin Pina and Tom Griffin on the latest of Regimes Human Rights abuses; also an evening with Naomi Klein as we excerpt her talk on "War, Fleece."


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 15, 2005

A report from Beirut on the car bomb assassination of the former Prime Minister; plus token gestures and empty promises by the occupying Israeli government as Palestinians continue to suffer; the US-installed government uses former brutal military to justify slaughter of Aristide’s popular Lavalas movement Haiti; and the Knight report.


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 14, 2005

Radical independent folk-rocker and visionary Ani DiFranco speaks on politics, music and finding hope in these times, we’ll hear from her new CD, Knuckle Down; plus, excerpts from the hard-hitting documentary The Corporation, which charts the spectacular rise of institutions aimed at achieving specific economic goals as it also recounts victories against this apparently invincible … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 10, 2005

Noted human rights activist and defense attorney Lynne Stewart found guilty on trumped-up terrorism charges. We’ll hear from Lynne Stewart, speaking right after the guilty verdict, and an interview Mumia Abu Jamal did with Lynne Stewart about her case; we’ll also speak with members of the defense committee about the appeal; and, as North Korea … Continued