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Friday, February 27, 2004

  • HAITI IN CRISIS: Democracy Now! / Pacifica Radio Special on the Haiti Crisis

    On Sunday night Democracy Now! and Pacifica Radio will broadcast a two-hour special national broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. on the departure of President Aristide, the involvement of the US government, and the latest reports on the ground in Haiti. Join Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and Flashpoints’ Dennis Bernstein.

  • SPECIAL BROADCAST: Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide Speaks From The National Palace in Port Au Prince


    Democracy Now! aired a special show Friday afternoon on the latest from Haiti where opposition groups with ties to the U.S. are preparing to invade the capital city of Port Au Prince. We spoke with Haitian First Lady Mildred Aristide, independent reporter Kevin Pina in Haiti, U.S. Reps. John Conyers (D-MI) and Maxine Waters (D-CA) and attorney Michael Ratner.

  • Blair Offers No Denial To UN Spying Allegations


    British Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday refused to confirm or deny the accusation by former British Cabinet member Clare Short that British intelligence agents spied on UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in the run up to the Iraq war. [includes transcript]

  • A Debate on Electronic Voting: A Tool To Improve Elections or Rig Elections?


    With days to go before Super Tuesday, Electronic voting critic Bev Harris, author of Black Box Voting, debates the head of Common Cause Georgia, Bill Bozarth, on whether electronic voting could threaten the future of democracy. [includes transcript]

  • Haiti Capital Braces For Attack


    Port-au-Prince is on edge with flaming barricades up across the city and armed masked men patrolling the streets as the Haitian capital braces for an assault by armed gangs opposed to President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. We go to Haiti to hear a report from the streets of Port-au-Prince.