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Thursday August 19th, 2010 0

Posted on August 19, 2010 by Flashpoints

The "Media Pornography" Described by Eva Golinger

We feature a major breaking story on the direct business connections between Trans Ocean and the legendary Burmese heroine trafficking family of Lo Sing Han and his son, Stephen Law; also, Eva Golinger reports from Venezuela on a story she is labeling mass “media pornography.”
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Thomas Maung Shwe, Reporter for Mizzima News Service speaking from Chiang Mai

Eva Golinger, Investigative News and author of the Chavez Code

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Thursday, February 4th, 2010 0

Posted on February 04, 2010 by Flashpoints

Walter Riley, Haiti Emergency Relief Fund

Walter Riley, Haiti Emergency Relief Fund

We continue our reporting from the earthquake zone in Haiti, where the death toll has now risen to over 200,000, with close to a million more Haitians homeless now and living in fear of the rainy season; also, we’ll speak with Eva Golinger in Caracas, Venezuela, about a recent US intelligence classification of Hugo Chavez as an anti-US leader; and poetry in a time of perpetual war, we speak with Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows about their new translation of Rilke.

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Kevin Pina

Walter Riley, Haiti Emergency Relief Fund

Eva Golinger

Joanna Macy and Anita Barrows, A Year With Rilke

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Monday, December 21st, 2009 0

Posted on December 22, 2009 by Flashpoints
 

Kevin in Haiti

Kevin in Haiti

In Haiti, Death Squads Take to the streets in Port au Prince with full impunity; also, Eva Golinger reports from Caracas on Drone Surveillance from Columbia, CIA infiltrations into Cuba, and the coup in Honduras; A leader of the Indigenous Environmental Network Speaks out at the end of the Global Summit, and the Knight report.

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Kevin Pina, Flashpoints special correspondent

Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network

Eva Golinger, author, The Chavez Code


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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 0

Posted on September 08, 2009 by Flashpoints
 

Illegal Israeli settlement colony construction in the occupied West Bank

Illegal Israeli settlement colony construction in the occupied West Bank

Venezuela and the United States nose-to-nose on regional and hemispheric policies, we’ll speak to the Consul General to San Francisco from Venezuela; also, continuing US-related atrocities in Afghanistan paint a dark picture for the future of that country; plus, the Israeli government starts issuing hundreds of new building permits in illegal settlement colonies in the West Bank as the “settlement freeze” becomes meaningless; a leading war resister decides to run for Congress on the Republican ticket; and a special edition of the Knight Report focuses on the expanding war in Afghanistan.

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Guests:

Martin Sanchez, Venezuelan Consul General for San Francisco

Tom Englehardt, TomDispatch

Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada

Tina Richard, Military Families Speak Out

Adam Kokesh, GI Resister and Congressional candidate

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Best of Flashpoints: Week of August 31, 2009 0

Posted on September 04, 2009 by Flashpoints

This week on the Best of Flashpoints, Continuing resistance to the coup on the ground in Honduras; Israeli snipers shoot at children in the occupied West Bank, killing a 15 year old Palestinian boy; the Knight Report with special analysis on Obama’s expanding war in Afghanistan; Reese Erlich on the Afghan elections and the widening drug trade; Eva Golinger talks about the regional move to close US bases in Latin America; plus, Ahmed Habib discusses the situation in US-occupied Iraq; and Catherine Austin Fitts delivers Community Business.

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 0

Posted on September 02, 2009 by Flashpoints

US National Debt

US National Debt

We’ll look at the Obama administration’s decision to expand its military presence in Colombia and a 12-Nation declaration to oppose the US in the region; also, Catherine Austin Fitts talks about the report from the Atlanta Fed that the unemployment rate is well over 18%; and the Knight Report.

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Eva Golinger, The Chavez Code

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

…check out the National Debt Clock!

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