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Flashpoints - February 27, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - February 26, 2009 at 5:00pm
Internationally-renowned Middle East reporter Robert Fisk talks about Afghanistan, Iraq and the recent attacks in Gaza and the way in which the Western press continues to fail in covering these stories; also, dozens of organizations release a statement urging Attorney General Eric Holder ...

Flashpoints - February 25, 2009 at 5:00pm
We feature a special in-depth interview with Dr. Mads Gilbert, who treated victims of Israel's DIME bomb attacks in Gaza last month; Catherine Austin Fitts and Greg Palast will kick around the stimulus and bailout packages; also, Rene Saucedo reports on a national action taking place this weekend...

Flashpoints - February 24, 2009 at 5:00pm
Hollywood Actors and US Hegemony In Central Africa...

Flashpoints - February 23, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - February 20, 2009 at 5:00pm
We continue our reporting on Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his expanding racist attacks on undocumented workers and their families in Arizona; also, an update on the private immigration detention dungeon in Pecos, Texas; we take a legal look at the attacks happening against undocumented workers...

Flashpoints - February 19, 2009 at 5:00pm
NYU students seize their student center and call on their University to stop doing business with war profiteers and military occupiers; also, former radical student activists from the 1960s, Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dorhn, founders of the Weather Underground, talk about their plans to build...

Flashpoints - February 18, 2009 at 5:00pm
We take an in-depth look at the stimulus and bailout package as Obama takes his economic roadshow to Phoenix; first, we speak with our regular Wednesday guest for Community Business, Catherine Austin Fitts, and then we are joined by the author of the best-selling book Inside Job: The Looting of...

Flashpoints - February 17, 2009 at 5:00pm
US-made Israeli warplanes strike the Southern Gaza strip, we have an update from Gaza City; also, Marjorie Cohn makes the case against rendition by the Obama administration; and Amanda Bellerby with Mike Roselle for an in-depth look at the recent devastating massive coal ash spill in Tennessee.

Flashpoints - February 16, 2009 at 5:00pm
We present a Stolen Lives speak-out in the wake of the cold-blooded police murder of 22 year-old Oscar Grant and on the anniversary of the police murder of Anita Gay; we speak to Anita Gay's sister; you hear the voice of Justine Wahnee, the sister of Andrew Moppin, a 20 year old Commanche native...

Flashpoints - February 12, 2009 at 5:00pm
Dahr Jamail continues his reports from Iraq, today reporting on the toxification of the Tigris river; also, Hampshire college in Massachusetts becomes the first US educational institution to divest from companies that do business with Israeli occupiers...

Flashpoints - February 11, 2009 at 5:00pm
US lawmakers reach an initial deal over Obama's stimulus package, joining us to talk about who gets the real good deal is Catherine Austin Fitts, on a special edition of Community Business; also, US banking executives cop a plea before Congress; and we hear excerpts of the film Black Diamonds...

Flashpoints - February 10, 2009 at 5:00pm
We have a special report on the elections in Israel, but no matter who the victor is, Palestinians brace for more bloodshed and oppression; also, excerpts from the hard-hitting primer documentary on the Israeli dispossession of Palestine, Occupation 101.

Flashpoints - February 9, 2009 at 5:00pm
We feature a recent talk by John Gibler on his brand-new book, Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt; and JR updates the story of killer Oakland BART cop Johannes Mesherle who was set free on bail.

Flashpoints - February 6, 2009 at 5:00pm
Phoenix's sheriff builds a chain-gang tent camp for undocumented workers in Arizona; also, Arnoldo Garcia reports on a private deathouse prison in Pecos, Texas, for immigrants; we have a special report about the killing of 29 year old Brown Beret Annette Garcia...

Flashpoints - February 5, 2009 at 5:00pm
An Israeli anarchist discusses the importance of direct action and solidarity with Palestinians; also, Ruckus Society and Earth First! founder Mike Roselle talks about the largest industrial disaster in US history, the TVA coal ash spill in Tennessee, 100 times bigger than the Exxon Valdez disaster.

Flashpoints - February 4, 2009 at 5:00pm
We present part two of our three-part series, The Savaging of the Gaza Strip: A 21st Century War Crime; and we are joined by Barbara Lubin, executive director of the Middle East Children's Alliance, who just returned from Gaza.

Flashpoints - February 3, 2009 at 5:00pm
The Palestinian Authority recognizes the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, which paves the way for war crimes tribunals against Israel: we'll speak to the attorney who helped draft the authorization for the investigation; also, Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation...

Flashpoints - February 2, 2009 at 5:00pm
Award-winning independent journalist and Flashpoints correspondent Dahr Jamail reports from US-occupied Baghdad, where basic civilian infrastructure remains in ruins and deepening political divisions create internal strife; also, Israeli warplanes strike Gaza several times in the last 48 hours...

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