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Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 0

Posted on April 06, 2010 by Flashpoints

Palestinian children, Israeli detention policies

Palestinian children, Israeli detention policies

Maoist rebels attack and kill more than 70 policemen in central India after the government unleashes a campaign to seize land and hunt down the group’s leaders, we’ll re-broadcast excerpts of an interview with legendary Indian essayist and novelist Arundhati Roy, who talks about the struggle in context; and we’ll re-play a Flashpoints investigation into expanding lethal Israeli attacks against Palestinian children.

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Guests:

Arundhati Roy, essayist, novelist

Nora Barrows-Friedman on assignment in the West Bank

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Friday, March 26th, 2010 0

Posted on March 29, 2010 by Flashpoints
 


This week on the Best of Flashpoints, we speak with investigative journalist Alan Nairn on the run in Indonesia. Nairn just broke a major story on the killings of civil activists in Indonesia by the military. Also, Arundhati Roy speaks about her visits w/the Maoist rebels in central India as well as legendary enviornmental activist Mike Roselle and we’ll hear a report on the expanding militarization of the U.S./Mexico border and it’s lethal impact on migrant workers.

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 0

Posted on March 25, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Angana Chatterji

Angana Chatterji


Today on Flashpoints, we’ll speak to legendary radical environmental activist Mike Roselle about his on-going struggle to end the devastating mining practice of mountain-top removal in the Coal River Mountain Range. Also, We’ll speak to Angana Chatterji about a crucial benefit with Arundhati Roy to support The International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice In Indian-Administered Kashmir; and we’ll get a live report from Miguel Gavilan Molina on a march and rally for immigrants rights taking place in San Francisco.

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Guests:
Miguel Gavilan Molina, Producer, Flashpoints en Espanol
Mike Roselle, Co-founder, EarthFirst
Angana Chatterji, anthropologist and feminist historian

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Monday, March 22nd, 2010 0

Posted on March 25, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy


The rain has started to fall with hundreds of thousands of Haitians in need of basic food, shelter, and medical care. We’ll feature a special report on the ground in Haiti and talk about the policies that are now being carried out by former Presidents Bush and Clinton. Also, we’ll speak to Arundhati Roy about the expanding war in Afghanistan, the Maoist in central India and about her new book Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers.

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Guests:
Kevin Pina, Flashpoints Special Correspondent
Arundhati Roy, Author and activist

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Best of Flashpoints – Week of Nov. 2-6, 2009 0

Posted on November 06, 2009 by Flashpoints

This week on the best of Flashpoints, internationally-renowned author and essayist Arundhati Roy talks about her new book, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers; also, an in-depth look at the national health care crisis, as single-payer becomes an endangered idea; Andy Bichlbaum of the corporate prankster activist group the Yes Men talks about the power of nonviolent creative civil disobedience against multinational companies, along with Antonia Juhasz of Global Exchange; and Jewish-American poet Josh Healey discusses why he was disinvited to the J-Street conference in Washington after they learned about his pro-justice views on Palestine.

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Thursday, November 5th, 2009 0

Posted on November 05, 2009 by Flashpoints

Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy

An in-depth interview with internationally-renowned author and activist Arundhati Roy, Roy is the author of a brand-new book, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers. She speaks about the new book and the deterioration of real democracy around the world; also, we get an update on the case of Mumia Abu Jamal; and the Knight Report.

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Guests:

Arundhati Roy, Award-winning novelist and essayist

Jeff Mackler, Director, National Campaign to Free Mumia Abu Jamal

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