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Thursday February 22nd 2018 0

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Flashpoints

richard-wolff-in-berkeley-1Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature a brand new speech by radical economist and Pacifica Radio host, Richard Wolff.

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Wednesday February 21st 2018 0

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Flashpoints

Daniel-Ellsberg-in-Berkeley-NEW-VENUE.2018Today on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to legendary Pentagon Papers whistle blower, Daniel Ellsberg and his troubling new book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner.

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Tuesday February 20th 2018 0

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Flashpoints

P1020438Today on Flashpoints: We revisit the latest mass school shooting in Florida with a cose eye to the relationship between in school military training programs, and the upsurge in school shootings. Also, Oliver Stone remembers Robert Parry. And we’ll have a preview of Tomorrow’s live coverage as the supporters of the Comfort Women Memorial go head to head with the Japanese leadership

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Thursday February 15th 2018 0

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Flashpoints

Automatic_weapons_at_gun_range,_Las_VegasToday on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to yesterday’s mass shooting in Florida. We’ll speak with former FBI special agent and whistleblower, Colleen Rowley. Also, Indigenous author, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, about the shooting in the context of a newly released book of hers, Loaded: A Disarming History of The Second Amendment. And we’ll be joined by anti war/anti gun violence activist, David Swanson.

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Wednesday February 14th 2018 0

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Flashpoints

KDL-PortraitToday on Flashpoints: We feature an exclusive freewheeling interview with California Senate President Pro Tem, Kevin De Leon. Also, an encore boradcast of our mini documentary recorded at the recent Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award ceremony.

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Tuesday February 13th 2018 0

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Flashpoints

hqdefaultToday on Flashpoints: Who has the power to make war for America? Today we feature a mini teach in on the US war powers and the imperial presidency with author, activist Professor Francis Boyle. Also, Julian Assange faces a setback from a Britian court regarding his freedom and safety.

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Monday February 12th 2018 0

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Flashpoints

2000px-PyeongChang_2018_Winter_Olympics.svgToday on Flashpoints: Big time politics at the Winter Olympics. Also, will the congress and the president agree on humane immigration reform or will the dreamers remain Washington’s political football through the 2018 election cycle? And pushing back against ICE in San Francisco’s Mission District and remembering Police shooting victim, Alex Nieto.

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Thursday February 8th 2018 0

Posted on February 08, 2018 by Flashpoints

1200px-WMD_world_map.svgToday on Flashpoints: Unproven WMD claims in Syria raise concerns over US escalations in the region. And what is the role of the white helmets? Human rights or propaganda. Also, we’ll replay our recent interview with Arturo Rodriguez. And we’ll speak with Professor Avi Chomsky to geta broader policy look at what is driving Trump’s anti immigrant policies.

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Wednesday February 7th 2018 0

Posted on February 07, 2018 by Flashpoints

Marijuana-Cannabis-Weed-Bud-GramToday on Flashpoints: We continue our drumbeat reporting on the people’s resistance to the US supported stolen presidential election in Honduras. Also, we’ll feature an in depth report on the marijuana industry roll out. And we’ll remember Dennis Perrone, a leading pioneer in the medical marijuana movement who passed away at 72.

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Tuesday Febraruy 6th 2018 0

Posted on February 06, 2018 by Flashpoints

GregPalastToday on Flashpoints: Congresswoman, Jackie Spear, and best selling author Greg Palast, on the Russia gate frenzy. Also, Yale global justice fellow and former Wall Street economist, James Henry on the Stock Marekt fall and it’s significance. And we’ll feature a commentary from Miguel Gavilan-Molina.

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    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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