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Thursday January 3rd 2013 0

Posted on January 03, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we discuss the current status of the Afghanistan War. Then, we focus on two Acts recently signed in to law by President Obama that affect our civil liberties. Next, we talk about global Nuclear Power Plants. And finally, we continue our coverage of Haiti and the protests developing in response to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s summons for a hearing today by the government prosecutor’s office.

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Flashpoints 01-03-13

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Wednesday January 2nd 2013 0

Posted on January 03, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we take a look at the use of torture by the Central Intelligence Agency as portrayed in the recent film “Zero Dark Thirty.” Next we focus on the effects of the recent deal made between the Obama administration and Congress to avert what is now famously know as THE FISCAL CLIFF. And finally, we return to our coverage of Haiti with news that former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has been summoned for a hearing tomorrow by the government prosecutor’s office.

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Flashpoints 01-02-13

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Tuesday January 1st 2013 0

Posted on January 02, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We have a New Years day special, focusing on the 209th anniversary of the independence on the nation of Haiti.

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Tuesday October 30th 2012 0

Posted on October 30, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll have an update on Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact on Haiti. Also, Robert Knight reports on Sandy from New York.

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Wednesday August 22nd 2012 0

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, We look at the case of Chavis Carter who is alleged by police in Jonesboro, Arkansas to have committed suicide while handcuffed in the back of a police cruiser. Then we return to the situation in Syria with another report direct from Damascus. Next we get an update on how president Michel Martelly of Haiti is stacking the deck in his favor for upcoming US sponsored elections. Then we talk with a member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe about their Winter 2012 production of A Christmas Carol.

For more information on the SF Mime Troupe log onto http://www.sfmt.org/index.php

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Monday August 13th 2012 0

Posted on August 13, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we return to the escalating situation in Syria with a report by our special correspondent in Damascus. Next we take a longer view of the 2012 elections hype by focusing on the issue of campaign financing and disclosure. Today, we also pay tribute to Haitian activist Lovinsky Pierre Antoine who was kidnapped and disappeared five years ago in Haiti. Finally, we also feature our regular segment with Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada.

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Thursday July 5th 2012 0

Posted on July 06, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, in the wake of what the media is calling vandalism by occupy Oakland protesters last night. We speak with one of occupy Oakland’s own to get their version of events in the state of the movement. Next we go to Peru where clashes between demonstrators and police during protests against a US mining company have left more than 5 people dead. We then talk with Arnie Gunderson about the conclusions of an investigation by the Japanese government of the Fukushima nuclear melt down. Finally we go to Haiti where the government is forcibly evicting residents of poor communities and bulldozing their homes with little or no notice.

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Flashpoints 07-05-12

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Monday July 2nd 2012 0

Posted on July 02, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we talk to our special correspondent Alejandro Reyes about the presidential elections in Mexico that have brought back the party that ruled that country for 71 years through corruption and the backing of the military. Next we take an in depth look at recent changes to Haiti’s constitution that many fear will make it illegal just to own a book written by Karl Marx or to publicly criticize their president. Finally we join the 20th annual Pastors for Peace caravan, bound for Cuba after border agents seized thier humanitarian aid as they crossed from Canada to the United States.

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Flashpoints 07-02-12

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Thursday June 7th 2012 0

Posted on June 07, 2012 by Flashpoints

Bringing the Battlefield to the Border, The Wild World of Border Security: Also we’ll have our weekly report from on Palestine with Nora Barrows Friedman and the Eelectronic Intifada. And we’ll have Kevin Pina on with an update on Haiti.

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Flashpoints 06-07-12

 

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Thursday April 5 2012 0

Posted on April 10, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: A breaking Story of corruption and Subervision at the Highest level of the U.S. Supported Haitian Government: and an update on the UN-Triggered Colera Epidemic: Also who will the new jobs bill really benefit and why: And we continue our drumbeat coverage on the Foreclosure Pandemic.
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