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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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Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 0

Posted on August 25, 2009 by Flashpoints
Israeli PM Netanyahu with US President Barack Obama

Israeli PM Netanyahu with US President Barack Obama

A special report from Honduras on the ongoing investigation of the coup leaders by the Spanish judge who indicted Pinochet; plus, Israel bombs southern Gaza, killing at least three, we’ll speak with Ali Abunimah about the attacks and Obama’s declaration in support of a “necessary war” in Afghanistan; also, we’ll have a special report from the United Native Americans on a pilgrimage to take back Mt. Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota; and the Knight Report.

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Guests:

Ali Abunimah, editor and co-founder of Electronic Intifada

Tim Russo, Free Speech Radio News

Quanah Parker Brightman, United Native Americans

Professor Lehman Brightman, President of UNA

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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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Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 0

Posted on August 18, 2009 by Flashpoints

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Example of mountaintop removal in Kentucky/West Virginia

Example of mountaintop removal in Kentucky/West Virginia

We’ll have a live report on the latest struggle from the resistance movement in Honduras; also, we’ll take a look at the expanding war in Afghanistan and the involvement of high-level officials in the expanding drug trade; we’ll have an update on mountaintop strip mining, where protesters are battling with federal officials in Virginia and several other states; and we’ll take a look at a new book called Violent Gods, which examines Hindu nationalism in India and the impact, particularly on women, in Kashmir.

Guests:

Tim Russo, FP Special Correspondent and FSRN reporter

Reese Erlich, author and journalist

Mike Roselle, environmental justice activist and author of TreeSpiker (forthcoming)

Angana Chatterji, professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology and author of Violent Gods


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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:

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Tim Russo, Free Speech Radio News

Raphael Vasquez, Okily Ngubery and Sabrina Krauss

Molly Goss

Miguel Perez

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Thursday, August 13th, 2009 0

Posted on August 13, 2009 by Flashpoints

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John Pilger

John Pilger

The son of a leading anti-coup human rights activist in Honduras is missing and may have been kidnapped and tortured, we’ll feature a special report from San Pedro Sula on the expanding resistance in Honduras and the continuing violent crackdowns; also,we’ll feature a compelling speech by legendary film documentarian John Pilger on Obama’s endless war policy; and the Knight Report.

Guests:

Sandra Cuffe, special correspondent

Honduras information links:

- Honduras Solidarity

- Rights Action

- Habla Honduras (En Español)

John Pilger, award-winning documentary filmmaker speaking at Socialism 2009 Conference


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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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