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Thursday August 28th 2014 0

Posted on August 28, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We look a the choices facing Obama administration as the situation continues to unravel in Syria. Then we explore the benefits of tax inversion therapy, for consumers and the economy. We follow that with a closer look at a recent judgment against a Tokyo power company, and a suicide following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Finally we finish up with our continuing discussion with activists and independent journalists, about the situation in Gaza.

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Wednesday August 27th 2014 0

Posted on August 27, 2014 by Flashpoints

JAToday on Flashpoints: We have an in-depth discussion on Haiti and the attempts to implicate former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a corruption scandal. Then we feature our regular segment by Nora Barrows-Friedman and The Electronic Intifada on occupied Palestine.

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Tuesday August 26th 2014 0

Posted on August 26, 2014 by Flashpoints

CFToday on Flashpoints: We return to Gaza as talks continue for a lasting ceasefire agreement with Israel. Then we have an in-depth conversation with Yvonne Ridley who was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001 and who has take up the cause of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a neuroscientist and former student of Noam Chomsky, sentenced to 86 years in a maximum state prison in Texas. It’s the strange tale of a miscarriage of justice prosecuted in the name of protecting America from terrorism.

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Monday August 25th 2014 0

Posted on August 25, 2014 by Flashpoints

ANToday on Flashpoints: Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein and contributing Producer Sabrina Jacobs, speak with leaders and community activists from San Francisco’s Mission District and the Bay Area, who participated in last Friday’s march and rally for Alex Nieto, a young Latino man who was shot to death by San Francisco Police. This march was created in solidarity with the African-American community of Ferguson,  MO, over the shooting of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown and victims of unwarranted police brutality and death.

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Thursday August 21st 2014 0

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: We feature an exclusive interview with Ira Kurzban, legal council for former Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Then we have an in-depth conversation with Henry A. Giroux, about his book, “The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America’s Disimagination Machine. Finally, as the world confronts the breakout of hostilities and war around the planet, Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein talks with radical Buddhists about the prospects for peace.

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Wednesday August 20th 2014 0

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We speak with a Liberian woman whose husband was recently struck with the Ebola virus, amid concern about a potential case in Sacramento, California. Then we follow the expansion of a successful blockade action against an Israeli cargo ship at the Port of Oakland, to now include seaports in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington. Next, we catch up with the Trail  For Humanity, calling attention to the plight of immigrant children and we also go to an ongoing fast, on their behalf at the San Francisco Federal building. Then we look a the case of Nestora Salgado, a naturalized US citizen being held in a maximum security prison in Mexico. Finally, as Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson in St. Louis County MO, we look at some startling facts about the realities confronting black youth in the United States.

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Tuesday August 19th 2014 0

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Flashpoints

RNToday on Flashpoints: We proudly present an encore broadcast of recent speech given by Ralph Nader in the Bay Area.

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Monday August 18th 2014 0

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We speak with a Palestinian freelance journalist about the prospects for an extension of the current ceasefire in Gaza. Then we follow the successful blockading an Israeli cargo   ship at the Port of Oakland. Next, we continue our coverage of the escalating campaign by the US- backed government in Haiti against former president Aristide. Then we look take a closer look at   reporter James Risen’s claim that president Obama Is the ‘Greatest Enemy To Press Freedom In A   Generation’. Finally, we feature a special report by our Executive policing tactics in New York City.

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Friday August 15th 2014 0

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Assembly member Manual Perez reports back on his recent trip to Central America. And, Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos, talks about the broader points on the influx of children of Central America.

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Thursday August 14th 2014 0

Posted on August 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

oilToday on Flashpoints: We feature an interview by executive producer, Dennis Bernstein, about big oil and US foreign policy in Iraq. We also feature an interview by Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada, about the destruction in Gaza. Finally, we continue our drumbeat coverage of our events in Haiti, with a reported arrest warrant being issued for former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

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    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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