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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 2

Posted on June 15, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Oil Splashing through Waves in the Gulf

We’ll get a report from our correspondent Larry Everest in the Gulf; we’ll learn about a secret global trade agreement which could change the internet and make it easier for governments to stop whistle blowers; and we’ll be joined by special correspondent Nora Barrow-Friedman speaking about Israel trying to sell nuclear weapons to South Africa during the Apartheid government.

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Guests:

Corey Doctorow, Author and Blogger

Gwen Hinze, International Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation. Learn more about today’s story here.

Larry Everest, Journalist in the Gulf, reporting on BP’s Gusher

Nora Barrows-Friedman, Flashpoints Special Correspondent and Independent Journalist

Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Author of The Unspoken Allience: Israel’s Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa

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Monday, June 14th, 2010 0

Posted on June 14, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

We feature exclusive eye-witness testimony of last Monday’s border patrol killing of an unarmed 14 year old Mexican boy; we’ll hear how border patrol and local authorities dispersed dozens of eye-witnesses instead of taking their statement; also, in a major victory for the First Amendment, anti-torture activists, including Kathy Kelly, were found not guilty today by a judge in a Federal Court in Washington, DC; and Obama tours the Gulf as BP’s gusher continues to destroy large chunks of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Guests:

Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence

Linda St. Martin

Bobbie McDow, eye-witness to last week’s border killing

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Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 1

Posted on June 03, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

BP's Gulf Gusher Oil Spill

A survivor of the Israeli commando attack on the main boat of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla contradicts all of Israel’s claims about their bloody attack; also, we’ll speak to our special correspondent Nora Barrows-Friedman about the implications of the recent attack, and we’ll hear an excerpt of a debate between Jeremy Scahill and former New York City Mayor Ed Koch; also, we’ll speak to Antonia Juhasz about her recent tour on the Gulf arrest for criminal trespassing at a Chevron plant; and on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts we’ll talk about the impending devastation of the BP under-water gusher; and our new daily feature follows: Up Front with Jesse Strauss.

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Guests:

Catherine Austin Fitts, of the Solari Network and our weekly segment Community Business

Antonia Juhasz

Nora Barrows-Friedman, Flashpoints correspondent and independent journalist

JR and the Block Report

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Friday, May 28th 2010 0

Posted on May 28, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Nora Barrows-Friedman in Palestine

Today on Flashpoints, we’ll hear from Enrique Marones, founder of the Border Angels, who is about to leave for Arizona from Chicano Park in San Diego; we’ll also speak to indigenous ecologist and deep environmentalist Tupac Enrique Acosta about the major protest planned against the new racist laws in Arizona, and we’ll get an indigenous view of the BP man-made oil volcano; and we’ll speak to a longtime fisherwoman and resident of the Gulf about national actions planned against BP; and we’ll bid Nora Barrows-Friedman a fond farewell from Flashpoints.


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Guests:

Diane Wilson, Texas Shrimperwoman and Activist

Enrique Marones, Founder of Border Angels

Tupac Enrique Acosta, Indigenous Activist with Tona Tierra

Ahmed Habib, Journalist and Spoken Word Artist

Nora Barrows-Friedman

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Thursday, May 27th, 2010 0

Posted on May 27, 2010 by Flashpoints
 
Riki Ott

Riki Ott

We speak with leading marine toxicologist Riki Ott about the BP oil gusher and its ongoing devastation; also, self-proclaimed zionists threaten a local activist and attack his outdoor business on Telegraph avenue in Berkeley; and we send Nora Barrows Friedman on her next ventures with lots of love and wishes of luck as she transitions away from Flashpoints.

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Guests:

Riki Ott, Author, former fisherwoman and marine toxicologist

Russell Bates, Berkeley activist and local businessman

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Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 0

Posted on May 26, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

According to several leading scientists, if BP’s plan fails to plug its as-yet uncontrollable offshore oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, the hole in the ocean could be pumping vast quantities of thick, brown crude for months and even years to come; we’ll speak to our special correspondent on the scene and shrimperwoman, mom and local activist Kindra Arnesen; also, on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, we’ll report on how the key major Wall Street bandits are now suing each other and casting blame outside their own corporate headquarters; and sounds from the film The Yes Men Fix the World.

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Guests:

Larry Everest

Kindra Arnesen

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Sounds from the film The Yes Men Fix the World (Affiliates only)

Ed Rosenthal

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Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 0

Posted on May 25, 2010 by Flashpoints
oil hits marshes

Oil hits marshes

We’ll have a report from the Gulf of Mexico, where at this hour local residents are confronting officials from BP at a town meeting; also, we’ll have a special report on how staffers, tasked with overseeing the oil industry, were accepting bribes and payoffs; also, we’ll be joined by Greg Palast to talk about the oil and the potential collapses of the Greek, Thai, and Spanish economies.

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Guests:

Larry Everest, journalist

Diane Wilson, shrimperwoman and activist

Greg Palast, investigative journalist

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Monday, May 24th, 2010 0

Posted on May 24, 2010 by Flashpoints
 
Judi Bari

Judi Bari

We’ll continue our expanded reporting on what appears to be one of the worst environmental accidents in history; also, we’ll hear from the late Judi Barri on the 20th anniversary of the Oakland bombing of Judi and Darryl Cherney.
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Larry Everest

Kindra Arnesson

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010 0

Posted on May 20, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Norman Finkelstein

Norman Finkelstein - American Radical

BP oil smothers the shores of Louisiana’s coastline today, confirming people’s worst fears in this unprecedented oil spill that scientists say equals an Exxon Valdez-size spill every three days; we’ll speak to shrimper and local activist Kindra Arnesen; we’ll also hear from our special correspondent on the coast Larry Everest; we’ll have our regular weekly edition of Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, who will report on the devastating impact the Wall Street meltdown has had on Calpirg, the largest pension fund in the country; and we broadcast excerpts of American Radical, a documentary film about historian and scholar Norman Finkelstein.

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Guests:

Kindra Arnesen, shrimper and local activist

Larry Everest, historian and author

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

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Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 0

Posted on May 19, 2010 by Flashpoints

Aiyanna Jones

Aiyanna Jones

Judi Bari

Judi Bari

We honor the spirit of Earth First founder and radical union organizer Judi Bari, on the 20th anniversary of the car bombing that ultimately cost her her life; we’ll hear a Flashpoints interview with Judi, done right after she left the hospital from the bombing, and we’ll hear the voices of some of those who worked closely with her; and we’ll devote the show to the memory of Aiyanna Jones, the 7 year old girl who was bombed and then shot in the head by Detroit police on Sunday.

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Guests:

Amanda Bellerby, producer

Dennis Cunningham, lead attorney

Ben Rosenfeld, attorney

Karen Pickett, Earth First! And Coalition for Headwaters

Alicia Littletree – paralegal and friend of Judi Bari

Ramona Africa – MOVE

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