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Tuesday August 14th 2018 0

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Paul Manafort. Kingpin or Peon in the world of off shore banking and criminality. We’ll take a board look at the shady business of off shore shell games and criminality. Also, what are the implications and those who are being wounded every day by the misuse of pesticides? We’ll speak with Dr. Ann Lopez about this. 

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Monday August 13th 2018 0

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Newly released secret documents show CIA director, Gina Haspel, had direct knowledge of US torture operations, which were withheld and covered up during her recent confirmation hearings. Also, the history and update on the solvency of Social Security, signed into law by FDR, 82 years ago. And we continue our drumbeat coverage of Central American families, still separated and suffering from Trump’s racist family destruction program.  

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Thursday August 9th 2018 0

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we ask the question, whats really behind Facebook corporations recent moves to censor content on their social media platform? Then we talk with a representative of the media group Venezuela Analysis whose Facebook page was taken down earlier this morning. We discuss what triggered their censorship on Facebook as well as the current situation in Venezuela. Finally, we talk with an historian about the human tragedy and lingering fears since the largest mass killings in the history of humanity 73 years ago with nuclear attacks on the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan.

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Wednesday August 8th 2018 0

Posted on August 08, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, Donald Trump’s Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission, the very same Ajit Pai who forced repeal of Net Neutrality down our throats, has been caught…now wait for it….he’s been caught lying to the public. Then we take a closer look at the situation facing Julian Assange and the possibility of a US attempt to prosecute him for espionage. We end with a recent speech delivered in Julian Assange’s native Australia by journalist and filmmaker John Pilger.

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Tuesday August 7th 2018 0

Posted on August 07, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we continue our coverage of Haiti where the appointment of new Prime Minister following an uprising in the capital last month is being met with more resistance and scepticism. Then we have an update on the arrest and deportations by Israel of international activists in the Gaza bound Freedom Flotilla. Finally, we talk with one the scientists who authored a recent report on climate change. Can humanity survive the effects now unleashed and cited in this startling new report?

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Monday August 6th 2018 0

Posted on August 06, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We play an encore broadcast of our recent interview with  Multi award winning poet, Martin Espada, on the murder of Chilean folks singer, Victor Jara, and reading from his new collection, “Vivas to Those Who Have Failed” Later in the show, we feature an excerpt of an interview from our live show this past Friday with award winning Filmmaker, John Pilger and Live on The Fly host, Randy Credico, as part of our ongoing “Assange: Countdown to Freedom” series. 

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Thursday August 2nd 2018 0

Posted on August 02, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an in-depth update on Trump’s kidnapping policies, as we continue to ask where are the children and where are their parents and when will they be reunited?

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Wednesday August 1st 2018 0

Posted on August 01, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: An exclusive interview with Pablo Alvarado, who has been called the Cesar Chavez of the Day Labor Movement. Alvarado is about to embark on a cross country caravan for freedom. The caravan will be lead by people who have temporary protected status, based on credible human rights claims. We’ll also feature excerpts of the new documentary, When Banana Ruled.

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Tuesday July 31st 2018 0

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Multi award winning poet, Martin Espada, on the murder of Chilean folks singer, Victor Jara, and reading from his new collection, “Vivas to Those Who Have Failed”.

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Monday July 30th 2018 0

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, the Israeli government attacks and captures a boat belonging to a peace flotilla bound for Palestine. Activists are calling it a military attack and kidnapping, which are both unlawful under the international Convention of the Law of Sea.Then we continue our drumbeat coverage of Trump’s enforcement of immigration law and the plight of families caught in his net.

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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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