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October 22nd 2018 0

Posted on October 22, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Over 7000 Central American migrants resumed their treck north toward El Norte, Outraged at suggestion by Trump that they are terrorist: Many expressed outrage that the caravan is being used for political ends by Trump: Also Mitch McConnell’s plan to shred and gut Social Security: And, Deadly ware in the Occupied Gaza Strip, destroying the minds and bodies of children.

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Friday October 19th 0

Posted on October 19, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: An update on the massive refugee caravan now stalled at the Guatemala Mexican border: Trump is threatening to call out the troops. Also: Indigenous communities in the U.S. fighting for their right to vote in the face of a new decision by the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling. And women march on the Pentagon…

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Flashpoints 10-19-18

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Thursday October 18th 0

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Flashpoints

Released just hours ago, a new report- “Democratic Autopsy: One Year Later”- is rating the progress and the failings of the democratic party during the last year… and how far the party would need to go to be worthy of it’s name.

On Flashpoints today- Most of the authors of that independent report will talk about it’s key findings and potential implications for the future of progressive politics and grassroots activism in this country…
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Wednesday October 17th 0

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: A New Supreme court decision undermines Native American voter-rights in the Dakotas. Also Trump threatens to cut off aid to Hondorus and Guatemala if officials in those countries don’t stop a caravan of 1,500 refugees heading for the U.S. And we’ll feature the latest edition of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows Friedman.

 

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Tuesday October 16th 2018 0

Posted on October 16, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Black Voters Matter blocked from taking rural based Georgia senors to vote. Also, eight people arrested for blocking the gates of a giant Monsanto/Bayer plant near Sacramento. And, the Trump administration stalls a court ordered ban on brain harming pesticides.  

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Flashpoints 10-16-18

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Monday October 15th 2018 0

Posted on October 15, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Black Voters Matter blocked from taking rural based Georgia senors to vote. Also, King Salam tells Trump he didn’t kidnap and kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Pompeo dispatched to investigate. We’ll also take a deep look at the deadly relationship between the US and the Saudis that have lead to endless acts of war and mass murder.

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Thursday October 11th 2018 0

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Deep background on the Saudi lobby in the US which has been growing in leaps and bounds. Also, writer and photographer, David Bacon, makes the case that migration is a form of fighting back. And, a brand new edition of the Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin!

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Wednesday October 10th 2018 0

Posted on October 10, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The US stock market plummets 800 points. We’ll try and figure out what that means for Wall Street and Main Street. Also, Asad Abu Khalil, The Angry Arab, on the alleged Saudi kidnap and apparent murder of one of it’s outspoken critics. And, we feature an in-depth look at Israel, the number 1 global nuclear renegade.

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Tuesday October 9th 2018 0

Posted on October 09, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We present an encore broadcast of our most recent Flashpoints: Election Crimes Bulletin, with Greg Palast. Later, we’ll play an excerpt of his film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

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Monday October 8th 2018 0

Posted on October 08, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Highlights from this year’s Sunrise Ceremony from Alcatraz Island, for Indigenous People’s Day.

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Flashpoints 10-08-18

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