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Tuesday, July 20, 2010 0

Posted on July 20, 2010 by Flashpoints

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Native American Activists speak out against 60 years of Oil Company Devastation in Southern Louisiana. Also, Antonia Juhasz just back from the Gulf gives us an update on the continuing disaster. We’ll also hear the next chapter on the the Iranian Spy and the CIA. We also have another edition of JR and the Block Report.

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Guests:

Antonia Juhasz: The Tyranny of Oil and Director of theGlobal Exchange Chevron Program

Patty Ferguson: Attorney for the Pointe-au-Chien Indians

Ray McGovern: former CIA Analyst

Malcolm Lateef Shabazz: Grandson of Malcolm X

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Thursday, August 20th, 2009 0

Posted on August 20, 2009 by Flashpoints

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Cynthia McKinney in Gaza

Cynthia McKinney in Gaza

An in-depth interview with former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney; we’ll speak with her about her recent trip on the Gaza boat and the arrest by Israeli authorities, and Obama’s expanding war policies throughout the Middle East; also, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges warns about the dangers of the expanding war and occupation policy; JR and the Block Report on the Troy Anthony Davis case, as the Supreme court will hear crucial information that was excluded in the initial trials; and the the Knight Report.

Guests:

Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent

Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney

Martina Davis, sister of Troy Anthony Davis

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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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Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 0

Posted on August 12, 2009 by Flashpoints

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AWOL soldiers and Military Resisters

AWOL soldiers and Military Resisters

In our continuing coverage of the coup in Honduras and the growing resistance, we’ll feature an on-the-ground report and be joined by NarcoNews Bulletin founder Al Giordano with a breaking story on close ties between Hillary Clinton and a USAID agency corporation caught funneling money to five private contractors in Honduras; plus, the US military exposed for attempting to break the will of military war resisters through the use of draconian prison conditions; we’ll have Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; and the Knight Report.

Guests:

Tim Russo, Free Speech Radio News

Al Giordano, NarcoNews Bulletin

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Sarah Lazare, Courage to Resist

Read Lazare and Dahr Jamail’s piece about AWOL soldiers here on TomDispatch


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Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 0

Posted on August 04, 2009 by Flashpoints

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As rain fell, Honduran police officers blocked a road last week in Jacagalpa, near Nicaragua. (Rodrigo Abd/Associated Press)

As rain fell, Honduran police officers blocked a road last week in Jacagalpa, near Nicaragua. (Rodrigo Abd/Associated Press)

We’ll have deep background on the current multiple struggles in Iran; also, Honduran coup leaders shut down the key radio station of the resistance, we’ll have a special report from Tegucigalpa; plus, Hillary Clinton takes Africa by storm, we;ll take a look at what her policies should be in the Congo; and the Block Report with an expose on the racist imprisonment of two Black women in Mississippi.


Guests:

Andres Thomas Conteris, Flashpoints correspondent and activist with Nonviolence International

Ervand Abrahamian, Distinguished Professor of History at CUNY

Kambale Musavuli, National spokesman and student coordinator, Friends of the Congo

 JR and the Block Report with Terrance Scott

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