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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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Wednesday August 13th 2014 0

Posted on August 13, 2014 by Flashpoints

USIRToday on Flashpoints: We feature an interview from Iraq with an analysis and update of the situation on the ground. Then we ask the question, what is the relationship between the US role in Libya and the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Then we go to Gaza for an update of the situation there. Finally, we talk with an organizer of the an upcoming boycott to support Palestine at the port of Oakland.

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Tuesday August 12th 2014 0

Posted on August 12, 2014 by Flashpoints

JBAToday on Flashpoints: We go to a breaking news story in Haiti, where former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has reportedly been summoned before a court on corruption charges. Then we continue our coverage into the legacy of Richard Nixon, following the 40th anniversary of his resignation. Finally, we talk to one of the organizers of the Trail for Humanity, a 300 plus mile walk to call attention to the plight of immigrants.

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Monday August 11th 2014 0

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We talk with an alderman in St. Louis County, Missouri about protest following the recent killing of yet another young black man by police in this country, 18 year old Michael Brown. Next, we asked a question: Did the U.S. government really have to drop the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki 69 years ago? Then, with president Obama authorizing new bombing raids in Iraq and with Republicans calling for boots on the ground, it’s only fitting that we look at how much the war in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost. Finally, we go to London, England to talk about massive protests over the weekend supporting the Palestinian people and condemning Israel for “Operation: Protective Edge” in Gaza.

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Friday August 8th 2014 0

Posted on August 08, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We broadcast live from Barrios Unidos in Santa Cruz California. We’ll speak with Barriois Unidos founder, Nane Alehendro about his legendary anti-violence anti-gang work in prison and in communities all across California. We”ll be joined by California Assemblyman  Luis Alejo, just back from a trip to Central America. We”ll talk to him about the kids, coming into the country by the thousands, and the historic passage of the drivers license bill for undocumented worker and other living in the US. And we’ll be joined by Alex Sanchez of Homy Unidos

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