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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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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 1

Posted on June 22, 2010 by Flashpoints

 

US Social Forum started today in Detroit

An activist report from the Gulf on the expanding BP disaster: we’ll get an in-depth report on the growing civilian casualties in the Afpak War, as the US Commander there tenders his resignation; and we’ll have a report on how the mainstream press demonized a military whistle-blower instead of supporting and  welcoming his courage; and Jesse Strauss reports in Up front from  the second US Social Forum.

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Guests:

Elizabeth Cook, Louisiana native and environmental activist (the website she mentioned was http://www.gulfemergencysummit.org/)

Kathy Kelly

Robert Parry, Award-winning investigative reporter

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Palestinian community activist

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Richard Becker

Labor community committee, in solidarity with the Palestinian people

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Thursday, June 17th 2010 0

Posted on June 17, 2010 by Flashpoints

 

PFC Bradley Manning, alleged leaker of 260,000 classified US Military documents

FBI whistle-blower and one of Time Magazine’s People of the Year, Coleen Rowley, speaks out about the attacks on Wikileaks and compares their importance to the Pentagon Papers; also, activists in the San Francisco Bay Area reach out to dock workers in an attempt to prevent the unloading of Israeli cargo, in support of the divestment movement against Apartheid Israel; and Food Not Bombs activists face arrest for passing out food to hungry people; and we’ll have a report from the poor people’s march from New Orleans to Detroit.

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Guests:

Coleen Rowley, FBI Whistle-blower and one of Time Magazine’s People of the Year

Eyad Kishawi, Palestinian community activist

Richard Becker, organizer with the International ANSWER Coalition

Steve Zeltzer, union activist

Michael, Food Not Bombs activist in Concord

Cheri Honkala, national organizer for the Poor Peoples Economic and Human Rights Campaign

Shamako Noble, coordinator of the Hip Hop Congress and on the March to Fulfill the Dream

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Palestinian community activist

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Richard Becker

Labor community committee, in solidarity with the Palestinian people

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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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