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Flashpoints - March 31, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - March 30, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - March 27, 2009 at 5:00pm
A radical political analysis of US foreign policy towards Mexico; also, we hear a report on a national conference that focuses on organizing day laborers to battle for immigration reform; Francisco Herrera reports on a benefit concert, raising funds to close the School of the Americas...

Flashpoints - March 26, 2009 at 5:00pm
We broadcast an entire hour of a speech given by editor and co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, Ali Abunimah, who talks about the future for Palestine after the Gaza attacks, and why and how the international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against the state of Israel...

Flashpoints - March 25, 2009 at 5:00pm
John Ross confronts the hype around drug wars and Mexico; also, a look at the dangers of nuclear reactors, 30 years after the meltdown at Three Mile Island; a commentary on the growing tensions between police and civilians; and Common Ground founder Malik Rahim talks about the violence of poverty...

Flashpoints - March 24, 2009 at 5:00pm
Treasury Secretary Geitner leads the American public into a toxic waste-dump of worthless paper, risking the entire economy to bail out Wall Street, we speak to Catherine Austin Fitts and analyze the Treasury plan on Community Business; also, Founder of the Electronic Intifada Ali Abunimah in the Fl

Flashpoints - March 23, 2009 at 5:00pm
We have a report on the spill of the Exxon Valdez, 20 years after it devastated William Sound and destroyed indigenous life and culture; also, an update on Obama's response to the economy and the Wall Street meltdown; we are joined in the studio with the founder of Common Ground Relief, Malik Rahim,

Flashpoints - March 20, 2009 at 5:00pm
We present an in-depth special on the historic victory last Sunday of the FMLN in El Salvador, we speak to a special deputy in the government, and our own Pedro Reyes, whose long journey to becoming a teacher and radio producer started in El Salvador.

Flashpoints - March 19, 2009 at 5:00pm
On the 6th anniversary of the war and occupation of Iraq, Flashpoints will feature a mini-speak out by youth against the war who will be part of a major national protest over the weekend; also, Palestinian legislator and physician Dr. Mustafa Barghouti comments on the expansion of Israeli settler...

Flashpoints - March 18, 2009 at 5:00pm
AIG boss cops a plea before Congress, we discuss the continuing AIG bailout and the bonuses on Community Business this week with Catherine Austin Fitts; also, the SEIU and a national coalition organize ten thousand union workers across the country in an action to protest...

Flashpoints - March 17, 2009 at 5:00pm
An Iraq veteran and leader of the anti-war movement tells Flashpoints why he went AWOL and why he's about to march on the Pentagon; also, the cold-blooded murder of Oscar Grant, a new in-depth investigation into what happened January 1st, 2009...

Flashpoints - March 16, 2009 at 5:00pm
A report on the RNC 8, a group of antiwar activists and anarchists facing major terrorism charges for their peaceful resistance at the Republican Convention; also, Israeli occupation troops shoot and injure three young Palestinians today in the West Bank...

Flashpoints - March 13, 2009 at 5:00pm
Richard Montoya, co-founder and director of Culture Clash, speaks to us about the new level of race and class in LA, resisting checkpoints within the city, and standing up against Homeland Security; also, a special report on pink-slip Friday: the massive layoffs of teachers in California...

Flashpoints - March 12, 2009 at 5:00pm
Catherine Austin Fitts takes a look at Bernie Madoff, the permanent war economy and new revelations about a Bush administration executive assassination ring; also, former high-level CIA analyst Ray McGovern speaks out against AIPAC and its attack against Chas Freeman...

Flashpoints - March 11, 2009 at 5:00pm
Israel continues to bomb the southern Gaza strip while conducting mass arrests in the West Bank, we get reports from both areas of Palestine; also, according to a new study, over 1.5 million children are homeless in America and the situation is only getting worse...

Flashpoints - March 10, 2009 at 5:00pm
We spend the hour with United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Dr. Richard Falk, with an in-depth discussion on the role of international human rights organizations in the prosecution of Israeli officials for war crimes...

Flashpoints - March 9, 2009 at 5:00pm
We'll have an in-depth update on the situation in Haiti, on the 5th anniversary of the US coup there, Flashpoints special correspondent Kevin Pina will report on the current situation on the ground and Obama's policy toward the poverty-stricken country...

Flashpoints - March 6, 2009 at 5:00pm
We re-broadcast our 40-minute collage recorded last Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona, where thousands of undocumented workers and their supporters gathered to protest the racist policies of Sheriff Joe Arpaio; and Flashpoints en Espanol.

Flashpoints - March 5, 2009 at 5:00pm
We re-broadcast our February Stolen Lives Speak-out in the wake of the police murder of 22 year old Oscar Grant; you'll hear the voices of family members of victims of police killings telling their stories.

Flashpoints - March 4, 2009 at 5:00pm
A new report by the Oakland Institute challenges Western-led plans for a genetically-engineered revolution in African agriculture; plus, on Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts, we take a look at why Barack Obama has become an investment advisor, urging Americans to invest in the stock...

Flashpoints - March 3, 2009 at 5:00pm
We report on the donor's conference in Egypt, where Hillary Clinton doesn't miss a beat continuing the Bush policy for Palestine, as Israel prepares to double its settler population in the occupied West Bank; also, National Lawyer's Guild President Marjorie Cohn comments on newly-released justice...

Flashpoints - March 2, 2009 at 5:00pm
Protesting the racist and brutal policies of Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Phoenix, Arizona, we feature an in-depth report on Saturday's march against the Sheriff, including interviews with local indigenous leaders and Zach de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine who addressed the workers at the end of...

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