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Monday August 23rd, 2010 0

Posted on August 23, 2010 by Flashpoints

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Is Wikileaks founder the butt of a US disinformation campaign?; Rapper/musician Wyclef Jean forbidden from Running for President in Haiti; Rapper Immortal Technique on SB1070; and comedian-turned-political run out of the Democratic primary ticket by Schumer.
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Immortal Technique

Ray McGovern

Randy Credico

Kevin Pina

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Thursday August 5th, 2010 0

Posted on August 05, 2010 by Flashpoints


The Kent State Massacre, 1970

The Pentagon is calling for a crackdown on Wikileaks and a shutting down of the site; we’ll have an update on the Wikileaks story from a military perspective; also, we’ll have a special report on the Kent State Truth Tribunal, produced by Michael Moore, as the Tribunal prepares to take testimony from West Coast witnesses this weekend; we’ll also have a report on seven people who are still in jail on high bails after being arrested in the post Mehserle verdict actions in Oakland three weeks ago.

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Guests:

Michael Prysner, Iraq War Veteran now working with the ANSWER Coalition and March Forward

Emily Kunstler, Producer of the Kent State Truth Tribunal as well as ‘William Kunstler, Disturbing the Universe

Laurel Krause, Producer of the Kent State Truth Tribunal and Sister of Allison Krause, one of the victims of the 1970 National Guard attack on Kent State

POCC Minister of Information JR and the Block Report featuring Matt Garrity

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Monday August 2nd, 2010 0

Posted on August 02, 2010 by Flashpoints

Cover of Censored 2011: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-10, by Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips

US corporate media downplays the Pentagon’s special commando assassination unit; also, a sneak preview of Censored 2011, Project Censored’s in-depth yearbook on the top 25 stories of 2010; and on a special up-front, we’ll hear a report on a recent hate crime attack in Arlington, Texas.

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Guests:

Robert Parry, Investigative Reporter and Editor of Consortium News.

Mickey Huff, Associate Professor of History and Director of Project Censored.

Peter Phillips, professor of sociology at Sonoma State University and President of the Media Freedom Foundation.

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Thursday, June 17th 2010 0

Posted on June 17, 2010 by Flashpoints

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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

Heyman

Richard Becker

Labor community committee, in solidarity with the Palestinian people

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