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Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 0

Posted on September 15, 2009 by Flashpoints

Anthrax War - Dead Silence

Anthrax War - Dead Silence

Anthrax Wars: the provocative new film about the untold story of the 2001 US anthrax attacks and the dark secrets of the shadowy world of modern-day germ weapons research; we’ll also feature the book, Dead Silence, by the same filmmakers of Anthrax War.

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Guests:

Eric Nadler, author and filmmaker, Anthrax War and Dead Silence

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 0

Posted on September 10, 2009 by Flashpoints

Canadas Outsourced War for Iraqs Oil Riches

Canada's Outsourced War for Iraq's Oil Riches

We continue our focus on the resistance to expanding mountaintop removal in Appalachia, we’ll speak to Mike Roselle of Climate Ground Zero; also, an in-depth investigation into Canada’s role in the occupation and colonial-privatization of Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine; ongoing Israeli settler attacks in the occupied West Bank, we’ll have news headlines from Palestine; Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; and a commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Guests:

Mike Roselle, Climate Ground Zero (also check out I Love Mountains)

Anthony Fenton, investigative journalist

International Middle East Media Center

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Mumia Abu Jamal

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Best of Flashpoints – Week of Aug. 24-28, 2009 0

Posted on August 28, 2009 by Flashpoints

This week on the Best of Flashpoints, Jordan Flaherty and Malik Rahim, activists and journalists in New Orleans, reflect on the 4th year since hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and the continued inaction and injustice perpetrated by the Federal Government; also, Native American leaders prepare to reclaim Mt. Rushmore and other sacred sites across the country; Ali Abunimah talks about the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza and Obama’s policies in Palestine; plus, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the potential to jail Bush administration officials for torture and kidnapping; and the Knight Report returns from exile.

To listen: Click here for link to Radio4All website, then click on the red arrow at bottom of that page.

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Friday, August 28th, 2009 0

Posted on August 28, 2009 by Flashpoints

[podcast]http://aud1.kpfa.org/data/20090828-Fri1700.mp3[/podcast]Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of AIM (via CSULB)

Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of AIM (via CSULB)

In the wake of the denial of parole to Native American spiritual leader Leonard Peltier, and an ongoing action to retake Mt. Rushmore, we celebrate the life and remember the history of genocide against Native Americans; a special look at the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Young Lords in East Harlem in New York City; and headlines from the students at Project Censored.

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Guests:

Jaisal Noor, reporter with Indypendent NYC Newspaper and Free Speech Radio News

Students at Project Censored

Clyde Bellecourt (introduced by Tony Gonzales), AIM co-founder

Recorded in July 2008 at the San Francisco SomArts Cultural Center, at AIM 40th Anniversary Exhibit

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 0

Posted on August 26, 2009 by Flashpoints

New Orleans, August 2005

New Orleans, August 2005

The first in a series of special reports on New Orleans, four years after it was demolished by hurricane Katrina; also, former high-level CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the potential to jail Bush administration officials for torture and kidnapping; plus, on our regular segment, Community Business, we’ll look at the ongoing corporate bailout and the disappearance of tens of thousands of jobs every month; and the Knight Report.

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Guests:

Jordan Flaherty, editor, Left Turn Magazine; journalist and New Orleans activist – most recent article here

Ray McGovern, former high-level CIA analyst – most recent article on torture here

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

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