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Monday August 9th, 2010 0

Posted on August 09, 2010 by Flashpoints

The Mavi Marmara, Lead Vessel in the Freedom Flotilla, Attacked in International Waters by Israeli Commandos on May 31st

On the 65th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the Obama Administration continues to expand the nuclear weapons race into outer space; also, we’ll speak to three leading US figures in the movement to break the economic boycott on Gaza; and we’ll have an update on the decision by Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haiti.
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Guests:

Bruce Gagnon, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.

Ambassador Edward Peck
USS Liberty Veteran Joe Meadors
Gene St. Onge, Engineer
Dr. Paul Larudee, all veterans of Israels recent attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, preparing for tonight’s fundraiser in Berkeley.

Anzel Herz, Independent Journalist w/ Mediahacker.org
Maryse Narcesse, Spokesperson for Jean Bertrand Aristide in Haiti
Ira Kurzban, Former General Counsel for the Government of Haiti

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Friday August 6th, 2010 0

Posted on August 06, 2010 by Flashpoints

Minnesota Activists Against SB1070

An in-depth look at the struggle for immigrant worker rights; we’ll speak with Rene Salcedo about the struggle in California against the reactionary policies of gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and many others; we’ll be joined by national board member of NDLON, the leading national organization for day laborer rights and immigration reform; and we’ll take a look at youth organizing on the ground in Arizona with an activist who spent the last three months on the ground; and Flashpoints en Espanol.
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Guests:

Francisco Herrera

Rene Salcedo

Rafael Landon, Contributor to Flash/Onda and Community Activist

Davin Cardenas, National Board member of NDLON and organizer in California

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Thursday August 5th, 2010 0

Posted on August 05, 2010 by Flashpoints


The Kent State Massacre, 1970

The Pentagon is calling for a crackdown on Wikileaks and a shutting down of the site; we’ll have an update on the Wikileaks story from a military perspective; also, we’ll have a special report on the Kent State Truth Tribunal, produced by Michael Moore, as the Tribunal prepares to take testimony from West Coast witnesses this weekend; we’ll also have a report on seven people who are still in jail on high bails after being arrested in the post Mehserle verdict actions in Oakland three weeks ago.

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Guests:

Michael Prysner, Iraq War Veteran now working with the ANSWER Coalition and March Forward

Emily Kunstler, Producer of the Kent State Truth Tribunal as well as ‘William Kunstler, Disturbing the Universe

Laurel Krause, Producer of the Kent State Truth Tribunal and Sister of Allison Krause, one of the victims of the 1970 National Guard attack on Kent State

POCC Minister of Information JR and the Block Report featuring Matt Garrity

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Wednesday August 4th, 2010 0

Posted on August 04, 2010 by Flashpoints

Wyclef Jean Announced his Candidacy for President of Haiti

EPA whistle-blower Hugh Kauffman out front again, blowing the whistle on the Obama Administration and on his own higher-ups at the EPA; also, a federal judge throws out Proposition 8, the constitutional ban on gay marriage, but a long-time gay rights activist advises caution in the midst of celebration; we’ll have a special report from Kevin Pina on the decision by anti-Aristide rapper Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haiti; and we’ll feature our regular weekly segment of Community Business with Catherine Austin-Fitts.

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Guests:

Hugh Kaufman, EPA Whistle-Blower currently working inside the agency

Leland Traiman, Activist in the GLBTQ Community

Catherine Austin-Fitts, Solari Editor and Community Business Contributor

Brian Concannon, Director, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Andre Joseph

Wadner Pierre, Haitian Journalist in Haiti

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Tuesday August 3rd, 2010 0

Posted on August 03, 2010 by Flashpoints

IDF Tank Near the Lebanon Border Earlier Today

We’ll have a report from Beirut, Lebanon, on the deadly face-off between Lebanese and Israeli forces at the tense border between the two countries; we’ll also talk about the reconstruction of Southern Lebanon on the fourth anniversary of the massive Israeli air attack on the country; we’ll feature a special report on the recent Israeli air strikes against Gaza; and we’ll have a special report from Dahr Jamail on the expanding cover up by the United States and BP of the worst oil disaster in modern history.

This is the video from which we played the audio during today’s Up Front.

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Guests:

Dahr Jamail, Independent Investigative Journalist

Bilal El-Amine, Flashpoints Correspondent in Lebanon

Nora Barrows-Friedman, Flashpoints Special Correspondent and journalist with Electronic Intifada and Truthout.

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Monday August 2nd, 2010 0

Posted on August 02, 2010 by Flashpoints

Cover of Censored 2011: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-10, by Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips

US corporate media downplays the Pentagon’s special commando assassination unit; also, a sneak preview of Censored 2011, Project Censored’s in-depth yearbook on the top 25 stories of 2010; and on a special up-front, we’ll hear a report on a recent hate crime attack in Arlington, Texas.

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Guests:

Robert Parry, Investigative Reporter and Editor of Consortium News.

Mickey Huff, Associate Professor of History and Director of Project Censored.

Peter Phillips, professor of sociology at Sonoma State University and President of the Media Freedom Foundation.

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Friday July 30th, 2010 0

Posted on July 30, 2010 by Flashpoints

Image from yesterday's protest in Phoenix

We’ll feature two of the leading voices in the movement against SB1070, who were both arrested yesterday in Phoenix; also, we’ll be joined by Evelyn Sanchez with a report on the widespread actions that took place in the Bay Area yesterday, especially in San Jose; we’ll speak with filmmaker and journalist Martin Rosetti about his arrest and the attempt by Phoenix authorities to restrain journalists; and we’ll have more sound from yesterday’s peaceful protest against SB1070 in Phoenix.

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Guests:

Tupac Enrique Acosta, Director of Tona Tierra, a social cultural center for indigenous and Spanish speaking communities

Salvador Reza, Director of Puente Arizona [interview canceled due to arrest]

Martin Rosetti, documentary Filmmaker, arrested yesterday in Phoenix

Evelyn Sanchez, Friday Co-Host and Special Correspondent

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Wednesday July 28th, 2010 0

Posted on July 28, 2010 by Flashpoints

[podcast]http://aud1.kpfa.org/data/20100728-Wed1700.mp3[/podcast]

Today's Press Conference in Phoenix in response to the SB1070  decision
Today’s Press Conference in Phoenix in response to the SB1070 decision, with Salvador Reza and Pablo Alvarado

We bring you special coverage of the beginnings of Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, live from Phoenix, Arizona; we’ll be speaking with three major Arizona organizers: Pablo Alvarado, of the National Director of the National Day Laborers Organizing Network, Tupac Enrique Acosta, Director of Tona Tierra, a social cultural center for indigenous and Spanish speaking communities, and Salvador Reza, Director of Puente Arizona; with them, we’ll go in depth on today’s judicial decision which gives a slight game-changer for SB1070, at least for the moment; we’ll also speak with some young Arizona activists who have been fighting the racist law for months.

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Guests:

Pablo Alvarado, National Director of the NDLON National Day Laborers Organizing Network

Tupac Enrique Acosta, Director of Tona Tierra, a social cultural center for indigenous and Spanish speaking communities

Salvador Reza, Director of Puente Arizona

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Friday July 9, 2010 0

Posted on July 09, 2010 by Flashpoints

[podcast]http://aud1.kpfa.org/data/20100709-Fri1700.mp3[/podcast]

We have a series of reports from last night’s post-verdict protests and rage from the streets of Oakland. We’ll present a collage from last night’s street action, and we’ll speak with Anita Johnson from Hard Knock Radio and Jesse Strauss from Flashpoints who were on the ground watching it all unfold. Also we’ll speak with Pablo Alvarado, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network with a response to Obama’s decision to contest the Arizona laws in the courts. And we’ll have Flashpoints en Espanol with Miguel Perez

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Guests:

Anita Johnson, Hard Knock Radio

Jesse Strauss, Flashpoints Special Projects Producer

Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Netwowrk

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Thursday, July 8th, 2010 3

Posted on July 08, 2010 by Flashpoints

[podcast]http://aud1.kpfa.org/data/20100708-Thu1700.mp3[/podcast]

Oscar Grant

The Flashpoints team will be joining the Hard Knock Radio team for joint coverage today.

We’ll devote today’s entire show to the Oscar Grant verdict, just
announced an hour ago; we’ll be joined by activists from the Bay Area, where Grant was murdered on New Year’s Day, 2009; we’ll also be joined by activists and community members near the courthouse in Los Angeles.

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