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Posted on June 22, 2010 by Flashpoints

[podcast]http://aud1.kpfa.org/data/20100622-Tue1700.mp3[/podcast]

US Social Forum started today in Detroit

An activist report from the Gulf on the expanding BP disaster: we’ll get an in-depth report on the growing civilian casualties in the Afpak War, as the US Commander there tenders his resignation; and we’ll have a report on how the mainstream press demonized a military whistle-blower instead of supporting andĀ  welcoming his courage; and Jesse Strauss reports in Up front fromĀ  the second US Social Forum.

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Guests:

Elizabeth Cook, Louisiana native and environmental activist (the website she mentioned was http://www.gulfemergencysummit.org/)

Kathy Kelly

Robert Parry, Award-winning investigative reporter

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Palestinian community activist

Heyman

Richard Becker

Labor community committee, in solidarity with the Palestinian people

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