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Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 0

Posted on August 18, 2009 by Flashpoints

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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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