Flashpoints – May 6, 2005

On their Morning Edition show, NPR censors the killing of two Palestinian kids, we’ll have a follow-up report on the killings and look at the recent arrests of Pentagon officials releasing secret documents to American-Israeli lobby group AIPAC; also, the US military continues their torture cover-up with the dismissal of charges against Lynndie England; a … Continued

Race With History

Race with History – May 2, 2005

When the U.S. first faced the question of what role millions of free African-Americans should play in society, the news press was itself in transition. The popular "penny-press" was beginning to replace newspapers that were connected to political parties. The change would bring new standards to the news media. As journalism became a distinct profession, … Continued

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Democracy Now! (6 am) – April 27, 2005

Giuliana Sgrena Blasts U.S. Cover Up, Calls for U.S. and Italy to Leave Iraq In her most extended interview to date in the U.S., Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena blasts a Pentagon report that clears the U.S. soldiers who opened fire on her car, wounding her and killing one of Italy’s highest ranking intelligence officials. Sgrena … Continued

Free Speech Radio News

Free Speech Radio News – April 26, 2005

Police Violence and Corruption Continues in Brazil Demonstrators Stand against Bush’s Plan for Social Security Asia-Africa Summit Closes Argentineans Targeted for Deportation in South Florida 19th Anniversary of Chernobyl as Convention on Nuclear Safety Closes Mumia Abu Jamal Commentary: Journalists Covering the War in Iraq Part 2

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Democracy Now! (6 am) – April 22, 2005

Report: ExxonMobil Spends Millions Funding Global Warming Skeptics A new investigation by Mother Jones magazine has revealed that ExxonMobil has spent at least $8 million dollars funding a network of groups to challenge the existence of global warming. We speak with the author of the report, a member of one the organizations that receives money … Continued

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Democracy Now! (6 am) – April 20, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI: Anti-War, Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice, Anti-Reform Conservative German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is chosen Pope. We get reaction from the editor of a journal of theology that Ratzinger founded, a woman theologian who helped launch an open conclave and wants more involvement of women in the church, Rabbi Michael Lerner, and a reporter with the … Continued