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Thursday December 18th 2014 0

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

mbToday on Flashpoints: Deep background on Allan Gross, the US A.I.D worker released yesterday in the prisoner exchange for the remaining imprisoned members of the Cuban Five. Also a fierce new speech by Max Blumenthal on the accelerated ethnic cleansing of Palestine, by the expanding Jewish state

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Wednesday December 17th 2014 0

Posted on December 17, 2014 by Flashpoints

USCAToday on Flashpoints: US officials prepare to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. We’ll hear about the prisoner swap that paved the way for today’s historic announcement. And we’ll discuss the multiple implications of this historic decision by Obama to reopen the US embassy in Havana.

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Tuesday December 16th 2014 0

Posted on December 16, 2014 by Flashpoints

RFToday on Flashpoints: The violent occupation and ethic cleansing of Palestine continues unabated. We’ll feature a brand new speech by Richard Falk, former UN special rappatour for human rights in Palestine. And Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada with their weekly podcast on occupied Palestine.

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Monday December 15th 2014 0

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Huge militant protest in Haiti. Producer Kevin Pina will be in to explain what’s going on the ground. Also, anti-police violence protestors take it to police headquarters in downtown Oakland

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Thursday December 11th 2014 0

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Flashpoints

CSToday on Flashpoints: Have undercover cops been inciting random acts of violence at recent marches against police brutality in Oakland and Berkeley? We’ll speak to the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild of the Bay Area for a report. And we feature extended excerpts of a recent speech by the legendary musician, Carlos Santana, who talks about his new autobiography, The Universal Tone.

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Wednesday December 10th 2014 0

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Flashpoints

RMCToday on Flashpoints: A former high level CIA analyst, Ray McGovern, talks about the release of the senate torture report. Also, Norman Solomon, just back from an international whistle blower conference in London. And protests in Berkeley & Oakland continue for a fifth day.

 

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Tuesday December 9th 2014 0

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: The senate releases it’s long awaited report on CIA brutal and ruthless torture. We’ll speak with Professor Richard Falk, former UN specialist on human rights and about his latest book. We’ll also discuss last night’s protests in Berkeley. Later on we’ll feature an excerpt of a talk with music legend Carlos Santana

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Thursday December 4th 2014 0

Posted on December 04, 2014 by Flashpoints

af1Today on Flashpoints: The president of the United Farm Workers meets with Obama and speaks out on immigration reform and police violence against undocumented workers. Also, a Southern California Assembly Woman takes the President of Mexico to task on the disappearance of the 43 students in Mexico. And later we speak with the newly minted poet Laureate of LA

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Wednesday December 3rd 2014 0

Posted on December 04, 2014 by Flashpoints

EGToday on Flashpoints: No indictment from a New York City grand jury on the illegal police choke hold murder of Eric Garner, filmed in real time as it happened. Also, black activists outraged at Obama’s commission on ways to demilitarize local police. Ramsey is known for leading repeated bloody and abusive crackdowns on protestors when he was Washington D.C’s chief a decade ago. And we’ll get a report on what activists are doing in the capital to restrain a growing pandemic of police violence.

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Tuesday December 2nd 2014 0

Posted on December 02, 2014 by Flashpoints

feToday on Flashpoints: Ferguson and beyond: Where to we go from here? We’ll be joined in studio by long time human rights activist, Walter Riley, who has been fighting against racist police brutality and violence for most of his life. Also joining us for the hour is Andrea Pritchard, founder of and long time member of Berkeley Cop Watch.  And from new york City, will be joined by Randy Credico, who has been on the cutting age of the anti-stop and frisk policies, that have been brutalizing brown and black people in new york for well over a decade.

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  • Musicians!!

    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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