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Flashpoints - August 29, 2008 at 5:00pm
Victims of Hurricane Katrina brace for Hurricane Gustav, fearing the worst again, we feature a special report from Malik Rahim of Common Ground, from New Orleans; also, former Angola prisoner Robert King talks about the...

Flashpoints - August 22, 2008 at 5:00pm
Today on Flashpoints, JR and the Block Report follow up on the KPFA arrest and police beating of a graduate of the apprenticeship program; also, Peter Phillips reports on a new censorship series at Sonoma State University...

Flashpoints - August 21, 2008 at 5:00pm
We devote the entire show to a Black August special, produced by JR and the Block Report. We look back at Attica and the murder of George Jackson; but first, we'll hear eyewitness accounts of a police operation inside...

Flashpoints - August 20, 2008 at 5:00pm
Major Drug makers Pushing new drugs down the throats of consumers that have not been properly tested or proven to be effective: We feature a special Flashpoint's Report: And a tribute to the late poet, writer and political...

Flashpoints - August 19, 2008 at 5:00pm
Out Spoken Author, Historian and Media Critic, Dr. Michael Parenti, in a free-wheeling discussion of the pressing issues of our time: Also Jr and Block Report in an extended interview with the Filmmaker of Disappearing...

Flashpoints - August 18, 2008 at 5:00pm
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly talks to us during a break in her 450-mile peace walk from Chicago to St. Paul; also, a background report on the resignation of Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan; the death toll in Gaza...

Flashpoints - August 15, 2008 at 5:00pm
WE BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE SONOMA PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER IN SONOMA COUNTY CALIFORNIA.

Flashpoints - August 14, 2008 at 5:00pm
We continue our investigation into former attorney general Alberto Gonzales' criminal activities and potential war crimes; also, we have a special report on a breaking story in the case of Canadian rendition-torture victim...

Flashpoints - August 13, 2008 at 5:00pm
An analysis of the expanding war between Russia and Georgia as the United States vows to send aid to support the Georgian side of the conflict; also, Flashpoints' Beirut correspondent Bilal el-Amine responds...

Flashpoints - August 12, 2008 at 5:00pm
Protests to mark a year since Nationally-revered Haitian human rights activist Pierre-Lovinsky Antoine disappeared, we have special reports from protests taking place around the world, and we go to Port-au-Prince...

Flashpoints - August 11, 2008 at 5:00pm
Russian troops enter Georgia and raid several towns inside the country; also, an in-depth analysis of slave labor in China as the Olympics continue; and noted poet Naomi Shihab Nye remembers legendary Palestinian poet ...

Flashpoints - August 8, 2008 at 5:00pm
A special report on the new Zapatista International Caravan with an update from Chiapas; Also, A report from the U.S./Mexico border where the expanding militarization has turned the lives of indigenous people upside down...

Flashpoints - August 7, 2008 at 5:00pm
The City of Berkeley challenges China on Burma; Also, Cindy Sheehan fights an uphill battle to get on the Congressional ballot; JR and The Block Report interview Puerto Rican political prisoners; And, the week in review...

Flashpoints - August 6, 2008 at 5:00pm
Hundreds of Muslim protesters clash, for a second day, with government forces in Indian Administered Kashmir; Ali Abunimah reports on Israel's expanding crackdown on Gaza and the possibility of a new extreme right wing...

Flashpoints - August 5, 2008 at 5:00pm
Torture survivors and a former Abu-Ghraib interrogator denounce John McCain for his support of torture; Also, Injured workers testify about the collapse of Cal Osha and deregulation of workers compensation...

Flashpoints - August 4, 2008 at 5:00pm
We have a live report from Chiapas on an emerging coffee cooperative and continuing attacks on community broadcasters; Also, Flashpoints Special Correspondent Kevin Pina offers background on the new prime minister of Haiti...

Flashpoints - August 1, 2008 at 5:00pm
Presidential candidate Ralph Nader talks about immigrants rights and the militarization of the U.S/Mexico border; Also, a youth speak out by undocumented students; Plus, the Salvadorian Congress takes action in support ...

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