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Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 1

Posted on April 28, 2010 by Flashpoints

Ahmed Deeb before he bled to death from the Israeli-fired explosive bullet which severed his femoral artery. (Photo credit: Max Ajl)

Ahmed Deeb before he bled to death from the Israeli-fired explosive bullet which severed his femoral artery. (Photo credit: Max Ajl)

Israeli occupation forces shoot and kill an unarmed Palestinian protester inside the Gaza Strip, the 9th protester to be shot in less than a month, we’ll have a full report from journalist and activist Eva Bartlett in Gaza; also, Sonoma County in Northern California poised to pass an unprecedented vote in support of immigrant rights and civil rights, we’ll speak to Evelina Molina on the Sonoma Human Rights Commission on what this means in the context of accelerated federal anti-immigration policies; plus, we discuss Goldman Sachs and the state of corporate plundering of the American people on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; and Dr. Helen Caldicott delivers a riveting speech on nuclear energy, nuclear power, and nuclear danger.

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Eva Bartlett, ISM activist and journalist

Evelina Molina, Sonoma County Human Rights Commission and Flashpoints producer

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

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Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 0

Posted on April 13, 2010 by Flashpoints

Jeff Biggers: Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

Jeff Biggers: Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

We’ll take a look at how civilian killings in Afghanistan are paid for by war taxes; plus, we’ll have a pre-tax day edition of Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; also, an update from West Virginian on an investigation into the Massey coal mine disaster that killed 29 workers last week; and we’ll continue to follow the work of Canadian filmmaker and minister Kevin Annett in his quest for justice, as he attempts to hold the Pope and the Canadian church accountable for the child molestation scandals and the genocide against indigenous communities all across Canada.

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Guests:

Dave Lindorff, author and investigative reporter

Kevin Annett, radical minister and filmmaker

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Jeff Biggers, author

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Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 0

Posted on April 01, 2010 by Flashpoints

Separation wall in the Israeli-occupied West-Bank

Separation wall in the Israeli-occupied West-Bank


A special report from Senior Producer Nora Barrows-Friedman, just back from occupied Palestine; we’ll also have a report on the media’s pro-Israel slant on Jerusalem; plus, this week on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, we’ll take a look at prisons for profit and who’s getting rich off of them; and JR and the Block Report interview KPFA producer Nadra Foster who speaks out publicly for the first time about her police beating in the basement of KPFA a year and a half ago.

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Guests:
Nora Barrows-Friedman, Flashpoints Senior Producer
Henry Norr, Bay Area activist
Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network
Nadra Foster, former KPFA producer

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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 0

Posted on March 25, 2010 by Flashpoints

The Will To Resist by Dar Jamail

The Will To Resist by Dar Jamail


Today on Flashpoints, special correspondent Dahr Jamail remembers the new forgotten war in Iraq. Also, a revered priest from El Salvador reports on a recent visit to neighboring Honduras where post-coup violence continues to take its toll. And we’ll have our regular weekly segment on community business with Catherine Austin-Fitts.

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Guests:
Dahr Jamail
Father Andres Tamayo
Catherine Austin-Fitts

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 0

Posted on February 24, 2010 by Flashpoints

Financial Coup d'etat

Financial Coup d'etat


Today on a special edition of Flashpoints, we’ll spend an entire hour w/Catherine Austin-Fitts. Catherine will review what she means by a financial coup d’etat, the latest scandals surrounding Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and what you can do to fight back in your communities against tapeworm economics.

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Guests:
Catherine Austin-Fitts

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 0

Posted on February 10, 2010 by Flashpoints

(Photo: The U.S. Army; Edited: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t)

(Photo: The U.S. Army; Edited: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t)

Kevin Pina reports on growing diseases and brutality against Haitians by UN peacekeepers; also, we’ll speak with a nurse who just returned from Haiti; plus, Nora Barrows-Friedman reports on a massive joint weapons stockpiling deal between the US and Israel; Barbara Lubin will be in to talk about new projects by the Middle East Children’s Alliance; and our weekly segment, Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts.

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Guests:

Kevin Pina

Joanna Berrigan

Nora Barrows-Friedman – read Truthout article here

Barbara Lubin, Middle East Children’s Alliance

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 0

Posted on February 03, 2010 by Flashpoints

Mohammed Khatib

Mohammed Khatib

We continue our reporting from the earthquake zone in Haiti with Kevin Pina and Laura Flynn of the Aristide Foundation; also, Israel intensifies its arrests and attacks against nonviolent Palestinian peace activists, we’ll talk to Mohammed Khatib of the Popular Committee Against the Wall, who was just released from five days in detention; and on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, we look at Secretary Treasurer Geithner’s claiming credit for the disastrous bailout.

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Guests:

Mohammed Khatib, Popular Committee Against the Wall in Bil’in

Kevin Pina

Laura Flynn, Aristide Foundation

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

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Thursday, January 28th, 2010 0

Posted on January 28, 2010 by Flashpoints

Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove

Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove

Kevin Pina reports from Port-au-Prince on the growing needs of Haitians and the secondary wave of death and suffering resulting from a lack of speedy distribution of essential medicines and foods; also, we continue to remember Howard Zinn with his longtime friend and co-author, Anthony Arnove; plus, we’ll continue our discussion of the bailout and the President’s speech on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; and the Block Report investigates a travesty of justice for a pair of sisters serving heavy jail sentences for no proven crime.

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Guests:

Kevin Pina

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Anthony Arnove, editor, co-author of Voices of a People’s History of the United States with Howard Zinn

JR and the Block Report

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 0

Posted on January 27, 2010 by Flashpoints

Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn

We’ll remember legendary radical historian Howard Zinn, who passed away earlier today in Santa Monica at age 87; also, Kevin Pina continues his on-the-ground reporting from Port-au-Prince, as hundreds of thousands of Haitians still search for proper food, water, shelter and medical care; and on another edition of Community Business, Catherine Austin Fitts addresses the bailout and the hearings taking place in Washington DC.

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Guests:
Kevin Pina

Catherine Austin Fitts,  Solari Network

Barbara Lubin, Middle East Children’s Alliance

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Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 0

Posted on January 06, 2010 by Flashpoints

In Cairo, protesting is dangerous to ones health. Plainclothes government thugs clash with demonstrators protesting Israels assault on Gaza. (Photo © 2009 Mohamed Boraie)

In Cairo, plainclothes government thugs clash with demonstrators protesting Israel's assault on Gaza. (Photo © 2009 Mohamed Boraie)

Sam Husseini reports from Amman, Jordan, on ten days of protests in Cairo; also, Catherine Austin Fitts returns with Community Business, we’ll take a look at the year that just passed and what’s up ahead economically; and Flashpoints special correspondent Kevin Pina, just back from Haiti, joins us in the studio for an update.

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Guests:

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Kevin Pina, FP Special Correspondent

Sam Husseini, Institute for Public Accuracy

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