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Monday September 29th 2014 0

Posted on September 30, 2014 by Flashpoints

KTMToday on Flashpoints: With the upcoming biopic of the late great investigative reporter Gary Webb, set to be released on October 10th, we discuss Webb’s life and legacy with Robert Parry. Later, we play excerpts of the documentary film, “Spies of Mississippi”.

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Thursday September 25th 2014 0

Posted on September 29, 2014 by Flashpoints

lymToday on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to the battle against Lyme disease, the raging epidemic that the US medical establishment does not want to recognize. We’ll dig into the Flashpoints archives for key interviews from our past broadcasts on this crucial and under covered issue.

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Wednesday September 24th 2014 0

Posted on September 24, 2014 by Flashpoints

warToday on Flashpoints: War in Syria! The US and ISIS partners in overthrowing the Assad government. Also, a special report from the United Nations as Obama chair and the security council today pushing his expanding war in the Middle East. And a long time peace activist and member of the Raging Grannies get arrested in front of the White House, resisting Obama’s latest war.

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Tuesday September 23rd 2014 0

Posted on September 23, 2014 by Flashpoints

OB1Today on Flashpoints: The US commander and chief illegally bombs Syria, as the US and Syria become partners in the war against ISIS. We’ll talk to celebrated peace activist Kathy Kelly, and we’ll speak to organizers for the anti-war protest that took place in front of the White House this morning

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Monday September 22nd 2014 0

Posted on September 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

WSToday on Flashpoints: Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network on global warming and communities of color. Also American Indian Movment founder, Bill Means on A.I.M New York, fighting global warming and Native American land royalties. And sounds from occupation Wall Street protesting against big businesses role in climate change.

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Friday September 19th 2014 0

Posted on September 19, 2014 by Flashpoints

TAToday on Flashpoints: An Interview with MaCarther Genius Award Winner Ai Jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Also we’ll have a series of reports from the TRUST ACT State-wide strategy conference. And we’ll have a report-back from Members of the American Indian Movement at the UN to Strengthen and upgrade The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Thursday September 18th 2014 0

Posted on September 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: An in-depth look at the escalating involvement of the US war in Iraq. Some Scottish history behind today’s vote for or against independence for Scotland. Also CNA and the United Nurses speak out against Casino Medicine and the potential Closure of a key hospital in Richmond

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Wednesday September 17th 2014 0

Posted on September 17, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We’ll have a live report and a mini documentary recorded by Flashpoints special correspondent, Matthew McHale, on the cross country train headed for the Global People’s Climate rally in New York this weekend. Also we continue our multi-part investigation series on Lyme disease. We’ll have a report back from an action today that took place in front of the New York Times building, in which Lyme patients called for more media coverage of their troubling plight

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Tuesday September 16th 2014 0

Posted on September 17, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: A report on the upcoming people’s climate rally’s in New York and San Francisco. Also we continue our multi-part investigative series on Lyme disease, an infectious disease that many are comparing to the AIDS epidemic. We’ll talk to Lyme activist and psychologist, Dr Jessica Bernstein, about her own debilitating struggle with the disease, and about the demonstration happening tomorrow in front of the New York Times, in which Lyme patients will be uniting to call for more media coverage of their troubling plight. And, war and more war: We’ll be talking to media activist and anti-warrior Norman Solomon, about an event he and Dan Ellserg will be a part of later this week.

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Monday September 15th 2014 0

Posted on September 15, 2014 by Flashpoints

lymToday on Flashpoints: We continue our groundbreaking investigation into the Lyme disease epidemic, with a hard hitting three part series about the failure of government agencies to address this health crisis, the widespread under reporting of the epidemic and a new kind of activism that’s emerging from sick patients who have been crippled by the disease. Also, we’ll be joined by Barbara Lubin of the Middle East Children’s Alliance, for an update on Gaza and information on an upcoming event.

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    We're searching for great new music produced by independent musicians and members of our global audience, so that we can be as non-corporate and copyright-free as possible. All genres -- from blues to electronica to world beats -- welcome!

    We like smart, political and well-produced music -- and are especially in search of possible new theme instrumentals. Please send it to Flashpoints, c/o KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, or email your Mp3s at flashpointsproducer@gmail.com with full descriptions and credits.



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