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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, 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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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 0

Posted on July 14, 2010 by Flashpoints


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Today on Flashpoints: Suing BP for the Truth. We’ll speak to a New Orleans Based Social Policy Attorney about his law suits against the Oil Giant, on behalf of a half-dozen regional and national environmental groups. Also, we’ll continue our special Haiti coverage with an update from our special correspondent on the ground, as well look at how current history continues to undermine the democratic future of the country
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Guests:

Joel Waltzer: Social Policy Attorney

Ansel Herz: www.mediahacker.org

Maryse Narcisse

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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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