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Wednesday December 7th 2022 0

Posted on December 07, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The ultra right wing Supreme Court considers whether to adopt the “independent state legislature theory”, which could give state lawmakers unchecked power over federal elections. Critics such as Harvey Wasserman assert this could be a fast path to the end of our American Democracy: Harvey also joins us for an update on Nuclear insanity, California style: And we share a rebroadcast from our new series with Ma Sherry Glaser, who joins us every other week to endow us with a segment of her latest literary creation. Mama’s 1st pocket Chicktionary: Taking the Dick out of the Dictionary.

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Friday December 2nd 2022 0

Posted on December 02, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Fighting for justice at the US/Mexico border. Also our weekly Election Crimes Bulletin Returns with Greg Palast. He’s back in Georgia today keeping a close eye on the ongoing crucial race for Senate. We’ll take a look over Greg’s shoulder at what’s going on at ground zero. And we close the week with Ma Sherry Glaser, who joins us every other Friday to endow us with a segment of her latest literary creation. Mama’s 1st pocket Chicktionary

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Thursday December 1st 2022 0

Posted on December 01, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: Is the U.S. pouring gasoline on the Ukraine fire and risking armagedon? We’ll feature an extended conversation with distinguished International law scholar and emeritus professor, at Princeton Richard Falk, former UN Rapporteur for the Occupied Territories.  Also we’ll talk to the filmmakers of a new documentary, He Had Wings, about  street artist Ronnie Goodman and his work with Hospitality House and the poor and unhoused in San Francisco’s troubled Tenderloin District

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Wednesday November 30th 2022 0

Posted on November 30, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The US vs China: Is the US looking for another war? Also, Filipinos celebrate Andres Bonifacio Day, by upholding the revolutionary history of Philippines and combating Marcos. And fighting for the rights of day laborers as NDLON, the National Day-Laborer Organizing Network takes to the streets in defense of labor rights

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November 29th 2022 0

Posted on November 29, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: An in-depth look at the ongoing revolution by the courageous young women rebelling in Iran. Also, Code Pink co founder, Medea Benjamin talks about her brand new book War In Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict. We’ll talk to Medea about the ongoing multiple dangers that the expanding war poses and why it’s important to end it now.  We’ll also ask Medea a question or two about the ongoing struggle in Iran/about which she knows a great deal.

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Monday November 28th 2022 0

Posted on November 28, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The Election Crimes Bulletin returns with Greg Palast, today keeping a close eye on the ongoing crucial race for Senate in Georgia. Also, the ongoing potential for a hellish nuke meltdown/explosion in the European war zone. At home, pro-nuke madness by the democrats paves the way for another massive nuclear meltdown. Finally, Elon Musk’s establishment retrench and How “Freedom of Speech, but not Freedom of Reach” targets the freedom to hear

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Wednesday November 23rd 2022 0

Posted on November 23, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The federal trial of Stewart Rhodes, founder of  the extreme right-wing group, Oath Keepers goes to the jury. Will the group’s founder end up in a jail cell for his attempt to overthrow the last presidential election in collaboration with Donald J Trump? Rhodes is facing charges including sedition. Also an update on US plans to send troops to Haiti, after US policy turns the resource rich country into a failed state. We’ll also talk to Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry about feeding the hungry on Thanksgiving, and Miguel Gavilan Molina joins us for a preview of KPFA/s special coverage of the Sunrise Ceremony on The Rock.

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Tuesday November 22nd 2022 0

Posted on November 22, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Professor Karl Grossman on The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s licensing of dangerous experimental Nuclear powerplants. Also the ongoing dangers of nukes in the war zone. And Senator Lynsey Graham finally testifies before an Atlanta Jury investigating influence peddling by the Trump administration  in the 2020 presidential elections. Greg Palast, our one- man voter protection squad reports on this breaking news

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Friday November 18th 2022 0

Posted on November 18, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: FTX’S 32 billion dollar wipeout, fast capitalism and how to restrain criminal bankers from sucking what’s left out of the bank accounts of the middle and working class. Also on The Election Crimes Bulletin,  Raphael Warnock’s campaign is in court today asking the court to allow early weekend voting in Georgia’s Senate runoff election. Greg Palast is on it:

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Thursday November 17th 2022 0

Posted on November 17, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Should the AP be out of the administration source for their fake and faulty news story that the Russians, targeting Poland, nearly misleading the world into a direct conflagration between Russia, Nato and the US. Also, fighting the toxic tides caused by the US military in Hawaii:  And Title 42 remains in Place, despite a federal court order

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