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Flashpoints - March 31, 2008 at 5:00pm
Voices from War: a conscientious veteran who refused to load his gun in Iraq speaks out; also, Flashpoints special correspondent John Gibler reports on Mexico and free trade; and the Knight Report.

Flashpoints - March 28, 2008 at 5:00pm
Juan Jose Gutierriez talks about a national day of action in Washington DC to call for the rights of immigrants and their families; also, we'll hear about planned celebrations for Cesar Chavez weekend; headlines from the ...

Flashpoints - March 27, 2008 at 5:00pm
Special correspondent Dahr Jamail talks about the phenomenal upsurge in violence in US-occupied Iraq; also, Mumia abu-Jamal loses a major appeal in the courts, JR and the Block Report speaks with Pam Africa about what that...

Flashpoints - March 26, 2008 at 5:00pm
Former CIA official and antiwar resister Ray McGovern talks about the media as cheerleaders for the war; also, we speak with Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess about the US-Israeli decision to send 700 Palestinian security...

Flashpoints - March 25, 2008 at 5:00pm
Independent of London correspondent Patrick Cockburn reports on the Cheney visit to Baghdad and the 5 year old occupatio; former Marine Corps Sergeant Adam Kokesh and Jeremy Scahill, author of Blackwater: The Rise of the ...

Flashpoints - March 24, 2008 at 5:00pm
We talk to the father of an Iraq war vet who took his own life after severe PTSD, amongst reports that 120 vets are committing suicide a week; a victim of Penny Pritzker's Superior Bank speaks out; also, Kristen Ess ...

Flashpoints - March 21, 2008 at 5:00pm
Father Louis Vitale reflects with us on his decision to get arrested at Fort Huachuca, out of a five-month jail term and re-arrested at Livermore Laboratories ...

Flashpoints - March 20, 2008 at 5:00pm
Special correspondent Dahr Jamail takes a troubling look at the impact of depleted uranium, white phosphorus and other illegal weapons are having on the people of Iraq; Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess continues her ...

Flashpoints - March 19, 2008 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - March 18, 2008 at 5:00pm
Activists mobilize from coast to coast on the fifth anniversary of the illegal war and occupation in Iraq; also, former US Army Privates who testified at the recent Winter Soldier investigation talk about the free-fire ...

Flashpoints - March 17, 2008 at 5:00pm
Former Wall Street banker Catherine Austin Fitts talks about the tanking of Bear Stearns and its multiple impacts on the US economy; also, we'll feature an excerpt from the Winter Soldier 2008 investigations ...

Flashpoints - March 13, 2008 at 5:00pm
Israeli military death squads assassinate several Palestinians in Bethlehem, Kristen Ess reports from the ground; also, local national and international activists take on Chevron for its environmental destruction; Pierre ...

Flashpoints - March 12, 2008 at 5:00pm
We look at displaced persons as a result of the Iraq War and the Failure of the US government to respond to Katrina. We talk to the president of the hip hop caucus about Iraq five years into the war and get an on the ground..

Flashpoints - March 11, 2008 at 5:00pm
Presidential Hopeful Cynthia McKinny. Also a look at Iraq 5 years after the Bush Administration lied the country into a war there... The head of US forces in the Middle East resigns in contraversy. And The Block Report.

Flashpoints - March 10, 2008 at 5:00pm
The feds expand their terrorist dragnet against radical environmental justice activists, we'll talk about the case of Briana Waters; also, Kristen Ess reports on the expanding war against Palestinians, using the so-called ...

Flashpoints - March 7, 2008 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - March 6, 2008 at 5:00pm
We catch up with Jimbo Simmons on the Longest Walk; we'll be joined by Native American leader Tony Gonzales to talk about the walk and the battle to keep D-Q University, a radical indigenous college, alive ...

Flashpoints - March 5, 2008 at 5:00pm
Brattelboro, Vermont officials empower local police to arrest Bush and Cheney on war crimes; Greg Palast talks about his time with the new President of Ecuador and the current hostilities happening in the region ...

Flashpoints - March 4, 2008 at 5:00pm
We'll feature an in-depth report of Vanity Fair's expose that documents the US-led contra operation to purge democracy in occupied Palestine; plus, Kristen Ess reports from the West Bank on Condoleezza Rice's visit and ...

Flashpoints - March 3, 2008 at 5:00pm
Israelis kill or wound over 400 people in the last six days in Gaza, we'll feature a series of special reports from Gaza and the West Bank, including an update on an expanding medical emergency there; we'll also speak ...

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