Flashpoints

Flashpoints – June 23, 2004

Dahr Jamail reports from occupied Baghdad with a scathing report on the medical situation in Iraq; we take a look at the recent massive raids on immigrants in Southern California; excerpts from the riviting documentary Uncovered – The Whole Truth About The War in Iraq; and the Knight Report.


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – June 21, 2004

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selects California Green Party activist Peter Camejo as his Vice Presidential running mate. . . Four U.S. Marines are killed in Ramadi…while hundreds protest in Fallujah following a weekend airstrike by the U.S. on a house authorities claimed was the base of a Jordanian born resistance leader… The C.I.A. is … Continued


Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – June 13, 2004

The Marin County "Seniors for Peace": Its members have been demonstrating against the Iraq war for over a year. They have been gradually building a broader thrust to the protests to cover other issues. Pushing Limits looks at the disabled activists behind this nationally prominent protest icon, "Seniors for Peace". (originally broadcast April 18th, 2004)


Against the Grain

Against the Grain – June 2, 2004

Spinning Wheels: Well-respected mainstream media sources like The New York Times and The Economist magazine are enormously influential. But how reliable or biased is their information? Martha Starr examines how The Economist covers and presents the phenomenon of corporate globalization; Norman Solomon dissects media (and government) spin on all things Iraq.


Exploration

Explorations – June 1, 2004

Ross Gelbspan, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Heat Is on: The Climate Crisis, the Cover-Up, the Prescription. Also: U.S. government trying to reclaim nuclear devices and uranium that were dispersed around the world during the Cold War; Both human and chimp genomes have been sequenced and are being compared: Is it possible to … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 26, 2004

Attorney General John Ashcroft warns of a possible Al Qaeda attack on the United States ..some democrats question the timing of the warning– saying it may be politically motivated. Former Vice President Al Gore with a slashing critique of top Bush adminsitration officials whom he accuses of causing a catastrophe in Iraq …Gore says Defense … Continued