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Thursday August 12th, 2010 0

Posted on August 12, 2010 by Flashpoints


Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, who was Kidnapped and Dissapeared in Haiti August 12th, 2007

We mark the three year anniversary of the kidnapping and disappearance of Hatian human rights activist Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine; also, oil giant BP back in the news as they lose a 50 million dollar lawsuit for the explosion at their refineries in Texas; we feature an in-depth interview with Efia Nwangaza, the Founding Director of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement for Self Determination on her presentation to the United Nations of human rights violations regarding the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program of the 1960′s and 70′s as well ; and on an expanded Up Front we’ll take a look at the federal judges decision today to reject a stay on last week’s Proposition 8 ruling.
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Guests:

Dahr Jamail, Investigative Reporter Focusing on the Gulf and Friend of Flashpoints

Anzel Herz, Investigative Reporter in Haiti

Wadner Pierre, Investigative Reporter in Haiti

Brian Concannon, Director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Robert Roth

Efia Nwangaza, Founding Director of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement for Self Determination. Links to the documents discussed: POLITICAL REPRESSION – POLITICAL PRISONERS; and POLITICAL REPRESSION: CONTINUUM OF DOMESTIC REPRESSION

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Wednesday August 4th, 2010 0

Posted on August 04, 2010 by Flashpoints

Wyclef Jean Announced his Candidacy for President of Haiti

EPA whistle-blower Hugh Kauffman out front again, blowing the whistle on the Obama Administration and on his own higher-ups at the EPA; also, a federal judge throws out Proposition 8, the constitutional ban on gay marriage, but a long-time gay rights activist advises caution in the midst of celebration; we’ll have a special report from Kevin Pina on the decision by anti-Aristide rapper Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haiti; and we’ll feature our regular weekly segment of Community Business with Catherine Austin-Fitts.

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Guests:

Hugh Kaufman, EPA Whistle-Blower currently working inside the agency

Leland Traiman, Activist in the GLBTQ Community

Catherine Austin-Fitts, Solari Editor and Community Business Contributor

Brian Concannon, Director, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Andre Joseph

Wadner Pierre, Haitian Journalist in Haiti

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