The terrorist attacks on the USA changed the world and the way we see ourselves in it. Some of those changes are discussed in a Flashpoint program taped soon after the event. Many of the predictions here have come true, but not all. Panelists include Steph McDonald, Charles Hoag, Nikki Muradian and Alfred Snider.
Monday, October 22, 2007
Sunday, October 7, 2007
Flashpoint #351 Coalition of the Billing (2007) from Alfred Snider on Vimeo.
This program discusses the rise of private security firms, such as Blackwater, in contracts with the USA government to provide security services in Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations. Panelists included Samuel Ricker, Joseph Torda and Alfred Snider. Recorded 6 October 2007.
We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care. Panelists include: and Alfred Snider.
Flashpoint is a regular program of issues and ideas sponsored by the Lawrence Debate Union at the University of Vermont. http://debate.uvm.edu/debateblog/LDU/
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Flashpoint programs in archive can be found on this ftp site labeled with show number and title (0390showtitle).
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Raw archive of debate videos for download
Saturday, October 6, 2007
A discussion of whether the human rights situation in China, Sudan and/or Burma will or should influence the 2008 Olympics to be held in China. Panelists include Samuel Ricker, Joseph Torda and Alfred Snider. Taped on 6 October 2007.