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Flashpoints - April 30, 2008 at 5:00pm
We air the hour-long pilot program, If You Love This Planet, hosted by Dr. Helen Caldicott, author, anti-nuclear physician and activist; she explores environmental crises, the state of climate change and nuclear weapons...

Flashpoints - April 29, 2008 at 5:00pm
We get an on the ground report from Gaza City, where Israeli attacks continue despite Hamas' offer of a ceasefire; plus activists lose a lawsuit against the EPA for post 9/11 health disasters; JR and the Block Report .

Flashpoints - April 28, 2008 at 5:00pm
Israeli attacks kill seven Palestinians in Gaza, including a mother and her four children, who were sitting around the breakfast table this morning when a missile landed on their home, we'll have an on the ground report ...

Flashpoints - April 25, 2008 at 5:00pm
Blackwater mercenaries try and force their way into San Diego for the second time in a year; also, three cops walk in a brutal 2006 New York City killing of an unarmed young man the night before his wedding...

Flashpoints - April 24, 2008 at 5:00pm
World-renowned pediatrician and anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott talks about her new, national radio show.

Flashpoints - April 23, 2008 at 5:00pm
A special report on the decision by West Coast dockworkers to stop work on May 1st, to express their opposition to the Iraq war...

Flashpoints - April 22, 2008 at 5:00pm
United Nations troops violently attack a Haitian market after one UN soldier is killed; also, a conscientious objector of the Iraq war takes his story into an Oakland high school; and the occupied Gaza strip faces...

Flashpoints - April 21, 2008 at 5:00pm
Iraq Veterans bring a landmark lawsuit against the VA for failing to provide proper mental health care to returning vets...

Flashpoints - April 18, 2008 at 5:00pm
We broadcast live from the Sonoma Peace and Justice Center in Santa Rosa!

Flashpoints - April 17, 2008 at 5:00pm
We'll feature an update on the international call for action to free Mumia Abu-Jamal; We'll have an exclusive interview with the Angola 3, who were moved after 36 years of solitary confinement into general maximum security...

Flashpoints - April 16, 2008 at 5:00pm
Food riots and grassroots struggle continues in Haiti; Also, we'll have a global perspective on the massive struggle to feed the world's hungry; Plus, a Palestinian rights activist is held in solitary confinement in ...

Flashpoints - April 15, 2008 at 5:00pm
Iconic singer songwriter Ani DiFranco speaks with Nora Barrows-Friedman on her evolution as a musician, life as mother, and her community in New Orleans; Plus, our Palestine bureau chief Kristen Ess reports on ...

Flashpoints - April 14, 2008 at 5:00pm
Body of War, a new documentary by Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro, we'll be joined in studio by the filmmakers; Also, Nora Barrows-Friedman reports from the Wheels of Justice bus tour.

Flashpoints - April 11, 2008 at 5:00pm
State violence in Mexico against women activists and journalists; Also, Miguel Perez reports on a takeover in the Mexican Congress in protest of the privatization of oil; and Headlines en Espanol.

Flashpoints - April 10, 2008 at 5:00pm
For the third day thousands of Haitians protest the rise in food and fuel prices and call for the return of Jean Bertrand Aristide; Also, Kristen Ess reports as many as a million Palestinians facing hunger as UN food ...

Flashpoints - April 9, 2008 at 5:00pm
Israeli occupation forces kill ten Palestinians in Gaza, and kidnap 50 in the West Bank in a series of expanded raids; also, a second generation of depleted uranium, white phosphorus and other advanced US weaponry ...

Flashpoints - April 8, 2008 at 5:00pm
Thousands of Haitians rush the Presidential palace and are dispersed by UN forces firing teargas and rubber bullets; also, Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess interviews a major political leader in the West Bank about the ...

Flashpoints - April 7, 2008 at 5:00pm
Death Row political prisoner and journalist Mumia Abu Jamal, in his own words, talks about the status of his case for the first time since the most recent ruling from the 3rd Circuit Court which recently denied his appeal...

Flashpoints - April 4, 2008 at 5:00pm
We welcome back Francisco Herrera and broadcast live from the San Francisco Day Labor Program with co-host Rene Saucedo! We'll be focusing on recent ICE raids in the Bay Area; Rene will report back from a recent conference...

Flashpoints - April 3, 2008 at 5:00pm
More rape allegations surface against Halliburton-KBR in US-occupied Iraq; also, excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King's moving speech on April 30, 1967, Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam, and we talk about his vision ...

Flashpoints - April 2, 2008 at 5:00pm
Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess continues reporting on Land Day and one woman's story about losing her home in 1948 when Zionist militias began to purge Palestinians from their land; also, UC Berkeley Law professor John...

Flashpoints - April 1, 2008 at 5:00pm
Palestine Bureau Chief Kristen Ess reports on Israeli military shoot-to-kill orders on nonviolent protesters; also, a riveting documentary on the commemoration of Land Day in occupied Palestine, to bring attention to the ...

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