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Thursday July 24th 2014 0

Posted on July 24, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Israel bombs a UN school, killing at least 15 and wounding over 200 hundred, bringing the Palestinian death toll to over eight hundred, one-quarter of the killed are children. We’ll feature a series of front-line reports on the mass murder of innocents in Gaza today and yesterday. Also, we’ll delve into the terrible impact the killing is having on Palestinians who live in the Bay Area, where one family lost thirty members in an Israeli bombing raid this week. We’ll also here from radical Jews who support the Palestinian right to return. We’ll speak to an international law expert on the UN high command considering Israel’s actions as a potential genocide, and get the details of another major protest coming up on Saturday

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Wednesday July 23rd 2014 0

Posted on July 23, 2014 by Flashpoints

bomToday on Flashpoints:  We continue our drumbeat coverage of Israel’s ongoing slaughter in Gaza, as the death toll quickly approached 700, with at least 168 children among the dead, cut down in their beds and cribs and while fleeing for their lives. Also Los Angles city council men Gil Sedillo starts a week long hunger fast to call attention to the plight of thousands of children fleeing violence in Central America. And Miguel Gavilan Molina reports on Monday’s rally and kick off of the Trail for Humanity’s march and pilgrimage to the US/Mexican border and detention centers along the way to protest the treatment of the kids coming over the border

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Tuesday July 22nd 2014 0

Posted on July 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: The death from Israel’s slaughter in Gaza tops six hundred, including 150 children. We’ll feature a frontline report on the latest Israeli attack on a school and a hospital surgery ward that killed two nurses and two patients. We’ll also be joined by Professor Richard Falk, former UN rappatour for Human Rights in Israel and the Palestinian terrortories. Pedro Reyes of KPFA and the Mission Cultral center joins us to talk about the kids coming over the border,as he did some twenty years ago.

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Monday July 21st 2014 0

Posted on July 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

protestToday on Flashpoints: Israel continues to slaughter innocents in the Gaza Strip, as the Palestinian death toll reaches well over 500 hundred, with a majority of the dead, women and children. We’ll feature a pair frontline reports from the Gaza strip, including with a doctor working furiously to save lives as supplies dwindle and the bombs continue to fall. Also, we’ll feature an extended report on yesterday’s rally and protest march in San Francisco against Israel’s savage war against innocents. And, we present an encore of the latest commentary from Biggz Beat, taking a look at gay white men appropriating black female culture

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Friday July 18th 2014 0

Posted on July 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Blood spilling on the Gaza strip, as the Israelis kill house to house. The death doll for Palestinians now include over 275, with 2200 wounded, and 64 children among.  We’ll speak to internationally renown human right medical doctor, Mads Gilbert, outside the operating room in Gaza: Also: More background on Israeli occuption. And we’ll speak with nationally respected Latino Activist Nativo Lopez about the thousands of kids coming over the border from violence-wracked central America

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Thursday July 17th 2014 0

Posted on July 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Israeli’s conduct another massive assault on Gaza, killing three more children. 237 Gazans dead, 1,770 injured and counting. We’ll have a report from the ground and  more extended coverage. Also, a growing nu,ber of desperate poor people being denied water in Detroit. We’ll have an update on Jeju Island. And The Biggz Beat returns with a response to the negative firestorm surrounding gay white men appropriating black female culture.

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Wednesday July 16th 2014 0

Posted on July 16, 2014 by Flashpoints

kidsToday on Flashpoints: Israeli gunboats shell a public beach in the Gaza strip and kill four children playing soccer on the sand. Also, a bold peace proposal being floated by Hamas. We’ll speak to the Head of the National Day Labor Organizing Network about the kids from Central America being used as a political football to speed up the deportation rate. And a rebroadcast of our interview with undocumented Pulitzer winning reporter, Jose Antonio Vargas, who was arrested yesterday in McAllen, Texas

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Tuesday July 15th 2014 0

Posted on July 15, 2014 by Flashpoints

isToday on Flashpoints: The Israeli/Egyptian cease fire fake out, and the real politics behind the latest US supported Israeli civilian slaughter/war in Gaza. Meanwhile, the death toll of Palestinians hovers around the 200 hundred mark, with 1450 wounded, and dozens of children among the dead. And the bombs keep falling on innocents. We’ll feature an in depth discussion with Vijay Prashad, who just returned from the region, on the current situation. Also more on the corporate medias pro-Israeli reporting that portrays Palestinian deaths as Israelis. And a Navaho leader, running for president of the Navaho Nation, want to grant exile to Central American Kids on Indian lands

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Monday July 14th 2014 0

Posted on July 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Israelis fire warning missiles at a Gaza city geriatric hospital, sending staff and patients into a life threatening panic. Meanwhile, the death toll of Palestinians nears the 200 hundred mark, with 1400 wounded, and 34 children among the dead.  Also, we speak to an international law scholar about Israel’s commission of potential crimes against humanity. And more on the kids coming in from Central America, fleeing for their lives

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Friday July 11th 2014 0

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Flashpoints

bombToday on Flashpoints: Massive Israeli air assaults continue against the occupied Gaza Strip. The death toll is over a hundred, including at least 22 children. Also, Nora Barrows-Friedman and The Electronic Intifada returns with their weekly podcast. And the battle for justice for Andy Lopez continues.

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