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Friday January 22nd 2021 0

Posted on January 22, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today n the Show: Biden unfolds economic recovery plan: how will it affect domestic and other undocumented workers who contine to do some of the most hazardous work as Emergency Workers: Also We’ll feature the latest edition of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows Friedman

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Wednesday January 20th 2021 0

Posted on January 20, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: An in depth interview with longtime peace activist Kathy Kelly. Also, growing concerns that the Biden Administration will pick up where Trump left off on bashing China in the US pursuit of total control over the Pacific Rim. And a major victory for Food Not Bombs in Santa Cruz.

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Tuesday January 19th 2021 0

Posted on January 19, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We discuss Biden’s biggest challenge after the Pandemic, radical immigration reform. And putting a check on police power, defending civil rights and defunding the cops in the age of right-wing terror.

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Friday January 15th 2021 0

Posted on January 15, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Greg Palast Reports that the White House was warned their March was Illegal. Trump’s Call to march broke organizer’s promise to DC police. Also, Palast associate, Zack Roberts joins us and has been tracking the extreme right since Charlottesville. And on the latest edition of FOOD FIGHT with Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry, we’ll take a local and national look at hunger and houselessness during the festering pandemic. We’ll also be joined for the segment by Alicia Kuhl president of the National Homeless Union.

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Thursday January 14th 2021 0

Posted on January 14, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Undocumented families call on Biden to issue a moratorium that puts an end to detentions and deportations. Also more on the battle to free Malik Washington, the newly minted editor of the San Francisco Bayview National Black Newspaper, from a Geo group Half-way house invested with covid 19. It  A law suit is on the way

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Wednesday January 13th 2021 0

Posted on January 13, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: 24 million Yemenis at catastrophic humanitarian risk following new U.S. terrorist designations of Ansar Allah, according to The International Rescue Committee. Also Donald Trump impeached for the second time in thirteen months. We’ll speak to Harvey Wasserman Who just published the piece, “Hey MAGA Marchers: Where Was Trump As You Died?” And we will also open the phones to get your thoughts on the days historic events.

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Tuesday January 12th 2021 0

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The new editor of the San Francisco Bayview newspaper, and a contributor to Flashpoints, censored and locked down for talking to the press about the cover-up of a covid outbreak in a GEO group-half-way house in the San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. Also in San Francisco, the people’s battle against the covid outbreak continues in the Mission District. And award winning Latino poet, Martin Espada, reflects on Trump’s visit to the border wall today, even as his right-wing racist shock troops continue to threaten a repeat performance of last wednesday’s attack on the Capitol in state capitols all across the country

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Monday January 11th 2021 0

Posted on January 11, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The Failed Fascist Coup and the Futility of “Reconciliation.

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Friday January 8th 2021 0

Posted on January 08, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints a breaking story from out of Atlanta that ties the extreme right to the republican party in Georgia and to the violence in Washington D.C.: And we are excited to feature a regular new segment airing every other Friday called FlashForward hosted by senior producer Kevin Pina. It’s a roundtable format where Kevin and his guests recap and discuss the major issues of the week with an eye towards what it means for progressive politics and organizing for change. Kevin’s guests on today’s show are the founder of the Black Alliance for Peace, Ajamu Baraka, Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin and civil rights lawyer and activist Shahid Buttar.

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Thursday January 7th 2021 0

Posted on January 07, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A distinguished law professor calls for the removal of Donald Trump after his cult horde mob ransack congress. Also, on our weekly collaboration with the San Francisco Bayview, we continue to monitor the implications of COVID19 behind bars, and the prisoner uprisings in response. And a brand new film documents the life and times of the late and great journalist, Robert Fisk, who passed away this past October.

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