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Thursday, July 15, 2010 0

Posted on July 15, 2010 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints:Independent Report Greg Palast Launches His “Amazon to Arctic” investigation of BP, even as the Oil Giant claims to have finally capped it deadly oil gusher. Also We’ll have a report about continuing protests in El Paso in response to the recent killing of a 14 year old Mexican boy by the US border Patrol and Lyn Stewart gets another 8 years tacked on her sentence for speaking publicly about her case.

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Guests:

Ruben L Garcia: Annunciation House

Greg Palast: The Amazon to Arctic Investigation of BP

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Friday, August 21st, 2009 0

Posted on August 21, 2009 by Flashpoints

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Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier

Native American spiritual leader and political prisoner Leonard Peltier was denied parole, we’ll have a special report; also, President Barack Obama vows to prevent undocumented people from getting medical care under his new reform; we’ll remember the prison murder at San Quentin of George Jackson, and what he really stood for; plus, Flashpoints en Espanol and headlines from Project Censored.

Guests:

Students from Project Censored

Evelyn Sanchez, Flashpoints’ Immigrant Rights expert

Lyn Foster, spiritual advisor to Peltier

Jimbo Simmons, AIM National Spokesperson

Luis Bato Telemontes, one of the original San Quentin 6 with George Jackson, member of ANSWER’s Prison Project

Miguel Perez with Evelyn Sanchez


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Friday, August 14th, 2009 2

Posted on August 14, 2009 by Flashpoints

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Mothers Day vigil at ICE detention facility, Oregon (courtesy of OregonSanctuary.org)

Mother's Day vigil at ICE detention facility, Oregon (courtesy of OregonSanctuary.org)

We’ll continue our live reports from the front lines of resistance in Tegucigalpa, Honduras; also, we hear the personal story of an ICE kidnapping and the impact on an entire family; plus, we’ll continue our series on how ICE is misusing the Department of Motor Vehicles’ bureaus to seize immigrant’s cars; Flashpoints en Espanol has headlines for the region and will also focus on the abuse of the DMV by ICE; and Headlines from Project Censored.

Guests:

Project Censored

Tim Russo, Free Speech Radio News

Raphael Vasquez, Okily Ngubery and Sabrina Krauss

Molly Goss

Miguel Perez

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Friday, August 7th, 2009 0

Posted on August 06, 2009 by Flashpoints

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courtesy of the Graton Day Labor Center

courtesy of the Graton Day Labor Center

We take an in-depth look at the Obama crackdown on immigrants’ rights; we’ll also hear from immigrants rights activists who are fighting back against the state’s draconian program of illegally impounding the cars of immigrant workers; AIM West director Tony Gonzales talks about the celebration of the first international Indigenous Rights Day this weekend; and Flashpoints en Espanol.

Guests:

Davin Cardenas, Graton Day Labor Center

Evelyn Sanchez, Flashpoints contributor and immigrant rights expert

Tony Gonzales, American Indian Movement West

Project Censored produces our Friday headlines

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Monday, August 3rd, 2009 0

Posted on August 03, 2009 by Flashpoints

 

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Nasser al-Ghawei, Sheikh Jarrah, occupied East Jerusalem. Courtesy Active Stills

Nasser al-Ghawei, Sheikh Jarrah, occupied East Jerusalem. Courtesy Active Stills

We’ll talk to a Palestinian victim of expanding Israeli ethnic cleansing in occupied East Jerusalem; also, another teacher murdered in Honduras after the funeral of a teacher shot to death last week by Honduran forces, we’ll have a live report from Tegucigalpa; we’ll return to Caracas, where the extreme right wing is attempting to use the example of Honduras to destabilize the Chavez government; plus, South Bronx activists celebrate a people’s victory; and the Knight Report.

Guests:

Sandra Cuffe, correspondent in Tegucigalpa

Eva Golinger, author

Maher Hanoun, resident in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood – www.standupforjerusalem.org

Jaisal Noor, educator and reporter in NYC with the New York Indypendent

Rebel Diaz

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