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Monday, April 26th, 2010 0

Posted on April 26, 2010 by Flashpoints

A Palestinian teenager sits outside a protest tent in Silwan, next to a site where Israeli settlers are excavating a tunnel. (Jonathan Cook, Electronic Intifada)

A Palestinian teenager sits outside a protest tent in Silwan, next to a site where Israeli settlers are excavating a tunnel. (Jonathan Cook, Electronic Intifada)

Rene Saucedo of the San Francisco Day Labor Center reports back from City Hall on a day of protest against Arizona’s racist, anti-immigrant legislation SB 1070; also, Israel plans to build more illegal settlement colonies in occupied East Jerusalem as Palestinians face violent repression by settlers and Israeli forces; we’ll have an in-depth discussion on the state of emergency facing Haitians three months after the devastating earthquake as relief and food runs out; and commentaries by death row journalist Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Guests:

Rene Saucedo, Director, SF Day Labor Center

Zakaria Odeh, Director, Civic Coalition to Defend Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ryan Ikeda, filmmaker and high school teacher

Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner, journalist

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Monday, January 25th, 2010 0

Posted on January 25, 2010 by Flashpoints

Corporate Courting

Corporate Courting

Kevin Pina reports live from Port-au-Prince on the ongoing suffering in Haiti and the decision by the US government to put military security before saving lives; also, Greg Palast talks about the recent Supreme Court decision that empowers corporations to fully control the electoral process; and we continue our discussion on the politics of food.

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Guests:

Kevin Pina

Pierre Labossiere, Haiti Action Committee

Greg Palast, investigative reporter, author and filmmaker

Anuradha Mittal, Oakland Institute

Lilian Autler, Grassroots International

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Thursday, January 7th, 2010 1

Posted on January 07, 2010 by Flashpoints

Food Security / Anuradha Mittal

Food Security / Anuradha Mittal

Internationally-renowned expert on trade and development Anuradha Mittal talks about the politics of food and has a good deal to say about what’s happening between African farmers and the so-called Green Revolution; also, we rebroadcast an interview with legendary South African poet and leading anti-apartheid activist Dennis Brutus, who passed away December 26th.

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Guests:

Anuradha Mittal, Founder/Executive Director of the Oakland Institute

Dennis Brutus, legendary South African poet/freedom fighter (passed away December 26th, 2009)FPLOGO1

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