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Flashpoints - December 31, 2007 at 5:00pm
We take a look back at our top stories, in part one of our New Years special featuring the best of Flashpoints in 2007.

Flashpoints - December 28, 2007 at 5:00pm
As the U.S. Border Patrol fires gas cannisters at Mexican citizens in Tijuana, Mexico; Plus, we speak with Bill Means on the decision by the Lakota Nation to declare independence from the United States.

Flashpoints - December 27, 2007 at 5:00pm
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto assassinated as the country falls further into political collapse; Plus, Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza.

Flashpoints - December 26, 2007 at 5:00pm
Israeli forces continue to kidnap, arrest, attack, and shoot Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza strip during Christmas celebrations; also, JR and the Block Report feature an update on police terrorism in Chicago.

Flashpoints - December 25, 2007 at 5:00pm
Ilan Pappe, Israeli historian and author of the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, in a speech on the history and ongoing reality of Israel's colonization program.

Flashpoints - December 24, 2007 at 5:00pm
Acclaimed author Naomi Klein in conversation with filmmaker Robert Greenwald.

Flashpoints - December 21, 2007 at 5:00pm
A new report documents severe human rights abuses by the US border patrol; the 9th circuit court denies death row prisoner Kevin Cooper his appeal; and the abduction of human rights activist Lovinsky Pierre Antoine.

Flashpoints - December 20, 2007 at 5:00pm
Police attack protesters in New Orleans; Israel invades the Gaza strip, killing at least seven Palestinians; US patrol agents fire tear gas at Mexican families homes.

Flashpoints - December 19, 2007 at 5:00pm
Immigration agents raid an Oakland Elementary School; the Block Report speak with a member of the San Francisco 8; Activist Nation takes a look at torture paid for by American tax dollars.

Flashpoints - December 18, 2007 at 5:00pm
The UN plans to extend its mandate in Iraq for another year; Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess reports on the Israeli killings in Gaza; Plus, Kevin Pina, on the ground in Haiti, escorts freed political prisoner Rene Sivil.

Flashpoints - December 17, 2007 at 5:00pm
Kevin Pina back on the ground in Haiti; Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess reports from the West Bank; Democratic Republic of the Congo leaders, continue to ignore the use of rape as a weapon of war.

Flashpoints - December 14, 2007 at 5:00pm
Education rights activist and author Jonathan Kozol talks about the school system and education.

Flashpoints - December 13, 2007 at 5:00pm
The Bush Administration and HUD send bulldozers to New Orleans

Flashpoints - December 12, 2007 at 5:00pm
Dr. Mona Al-Farra inside occupied Gaza; Blackwater defeated in Southern California

Flashpoints - December 11, 2007 at 5:00pm
Israeli tanks, bulldozers, helicopters and US-made F16s invade the occupied Gaza strip.

Flashpoints - December 10, 2007 at 5:00pm
Several stories from across the country of civil rights under attack.

Flashpoints - December 7, 2007 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - December 6, 2007 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - December 5, 2007 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - December 4, 2007 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - December 3, 2007 at 5:00pm

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