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Wednesday July 30th 2014 0

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday we devote the entire hour to a pair of powerful speeches given recently at the Left Forum, which took place in early June at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. You’ll hear from legendary activists and freedom fighters, Harry Belafonte & Angela Davis.

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Tuesday July 29th 2014 0

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Flashpoints

AMToday on Flashpoints: Israel conducts another massive bombing of the Gaza Strip, and blows up the main power station, jeopardizing the source of water for over 1.2 million Palestinians, including almost 300 children, and over 14,000 thousand wounded. Also, we’ll be joined by Barbara Lubin of the Middle East Children’s Alliance to take about the struggle for clean water for the children of Gaza

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Monday July 28th 2014 0

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Flashpoints

RTAToday on Flashpoints: We feature audio from a powerful documentary film “Roadmap to Apartheid”, narrated by Alice Walker

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Friday July 25th 2014 0

Posted on July 25, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Israel guns down 3 Palestinian protesters in the west bank, as they continue to bomb and kill civilians in Gaza. Also, another major protest against the Gaza killing fields coming up on Saturday in San Francisco. We’ll get the details. On the refugee immigrant front, we’ll speak with leading Chicano/Latino activist, Nativo Lopez: and Border Angels founder and former Major League Executive, Enrique Morones about the the treatment of the kids coming up from Central America

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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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    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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