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Flashpoints - December 29, 2006 at 5:00pm
History of the People's Resistance Movements in Oaxaca; David Bacon; Flashpoints en Espanol with a year in review

Flashpoints - December 28, 2006 at 5:00pm
Ralph Nader; UN massacre in Cite Soleil, Haiti; the unraveling situation with Kevin Pina; a report from Oaxaca; and the Knight Report

Flashpoints - December 27, 2006 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - December 26, 2006 at 5:00pm
The United States military subpoenas a Flashpoints correspondent for her reporting on the case of Lieutenant Ehren Watada, the first commissioned US officer to publicly refuse deployment to Iraq, we'...

Flashpoints - December 25, 2006 at 5:00pm
We spend the hour inspired by legendary ecologist and author Vandana Shiva, as she discusses environmentalism, community and democracy at the grassroots level; and the poetry of Naomi Shihab Nye, ...

Flashpoints - December 22, 2006 at 5:00pm
The first in a series of interviews for the upcoming Western Workers' Labor Heritage festival, celebrating labor and working people's culture; We air portions of the film, Fidel, about the legendary ...

Flashpoints - December 21, 2006 at 5:00pm
Who benefits from the fomenting of civil war in Palestine? We get a full report with Ali Abunimah on the current US-led undermining of democracies across the Middle East; also, cultural anthropologist...

Flashpoints - December 20, 2006 at 5:00pm
Rami al-Meghari on the current situation in occupied Gaza; John Gibler reports from the streets of Oaxaca; the Knight Report

Flashpoints - December 19, 2006 at 5:00pm
Clashes in the Gaza strip; As'ad Abu-Khalil on US-Israeli undermining of Palestinian democracy; interview with JR and death row prisoner Kevin Cooper

Flashpoints - December 18, 2006 at 5:00pm
We air our entire interview with long-time war correspondent and award-winning author Robert Fisk, who discusses the repetition of history in the context of western imperialism in the Middle East, and...

Flashpoints - December 15, 2006 at 5:00pm
We come to you live from the New College of California in San Francisco's Mission District! We'll get an update from the streets of Mexico City with John Gibler, who will tell us why the streets of ...

Flashpoints - December 14, 2006 at 5:00pm
Part one of a freewheeling interview with long-time war correspondent and author Robert Fisk, he discusses the repetition of history in the context of western imperialism in the Middle East; also, the...

Flashpoints - December 13, 2006 at 5:00pm
One year ago this morning, the State of California murdered Stanley Tookie Williams. We re-broadcast an interview on Flashpoints with Williams just three days before his execution; plus, Moscow-based ...

Flashpoints - December 12, 2006 at 5:00pm
At least sixty Iraqis killed in Baghdad today as hundreds more die across the country, we'll talk with our special correspondent Dahr Jamail about the current unraveling in Iraq and specifically how ...

Flashpoints - December 11, 2006 at 5:00pm
US-supported Chilean coup leader and brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet dies on International Human Rights Day, we’ll speak with a Chilean journalist and a researcher at Human Rights Watch about ...

Flashpoints - December 8, 2006 at 5:00pm
A retrospective of the work covering three decades of Mumia Abu-Jamal, legendary political prisoner, Black Panther and revolutionary journalist. This weekend marks 25 years of his imprisonment. We&#...

Flashpoints - December 7, 2006 at 5:00pm
Israeli snipers shoot two Palestinian farmers in the northern Gaza strip, we’ll have an in-depth report from Gaza and news headlines from the West Bank; also, we speak with an AWOL soldier who is...

Flashpoints - December 6, 2006 at 5:00pm
A report from Mexico, where people’s resistance groups continue to face federal police repression; also, the Iraq Study Group publishes its findings, nearly guaranteeing indefinite US occupation ...

Flashpoints - December 5, 2006 at 5:00pm
An in-depth conversation with two human rights activists in Beirut about the ongoing civil resistance actions taking place in the city and throughout the country, as Israel and the United States ...

Flashpoints - December 4, 2006 at 5:00pm
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wins re-election in a landslide victory over the weekend, we'll speak with a reporter on the streets where people are still celebrating, in Caracas; also, we'll speak ...

Flashpoints - December 1, 2006 at 5:00pm
Today on Flashpoints, The streets of Mexico City are filled with opposition protests to the inauguration of Felipe Calderon as president, we’ll speak with John Gibler in the Zocalo; We’ll ...

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