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Tuesday August 22nd 2017 0

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Flashpoints

Robert-Greenwald-Filmmaker-630x310Today on Flashpoints, we feature interviews with filmmaker Robert Greenwald about his prescient 2009 film Rethink Afghanistan, we are also joined by Dr. Jake Diliberto who is the co-founder of Veterans for Rethinking Afghanistan. Then we take a look at the oxygen starved dead zones in our oceans with the world’s leading expert in the field Dr. Nancy Rabalais. The largest dead zone is in the Gulf of Mexico and now covers an area of nearly 9000 square miles. Finally, we feature special coverage by senior producer Miguel Gavilan Molina about the California Cannabis Banking Working Group chaired by California State Treasurer John Chang.

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Monday August 21st 2017 0

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Flashpoints

nGefAy4nToday on Flashpoints, we feature a discussion with Ajamu Baraka about American Exceptionalism and the failure of the Left to challenge US foreign policy, then we’re joined by Uncle Bobby Cephus for an update on the Love Not Blood campaign on behalf of the victims and survivors of police violence, next activist journalist Kiilu Nyasha joins us to honor the memory of George Jackson who was assassinated at San Quentin prison 46 years ago today. Finally, poet, essayist and novelist Ishmael Reed pays tribute to the legacy of Dick Gregory who passed away this weekend at the age of 84.

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Thursday August 17th 2017 0

Posted on August 17, 2017 by Flashpoints

GregPalastToday on Flashpoints: Kris Kobach and the uptown Klan: forcing the
prosecution for the Nazi beating of a black man last weekend. No peace
without justice in Palestine and Israel: Nora Barrows Freidman is back
with The Electronic Intifada.

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Wednesday August 16th 2017 0

Posted on August 16, 2017 by Flashpoints

KevinAlexanderToday on Flashpoints: We’ll take a look at Trumps false moral
equivalent with South Carolina based longtime civil rights organizer,
Kevin Alexander Gray. And we’ll feature an update on the Korea-US
stand-off with Flashpoints Special Correspondent, Kay Jay Noh

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Tuesday August 15th 2017 0

Posted on August 15, 2017 by Flashpoints

smoke_signals_rect-460x307Today on Flashpoints: We’re proud to present highlights from a hip-hop musical based on the groundbreaking book by Martin Lee, Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana.

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Monday August 14th 2017 0

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Flashpoints

599068dcfc7e93607e8b4567Today on Flashpoints: Two eye-witness accountants of white-supremacist
neo Nazi violence in Charlottesville this weekend, including the
brutal on-camera beating of a black man, in a public garage, where
cops park their cars. Also Ai-Jen Poo, Executive Director of the
National Domestic Workers Alliance speak out against the racist
violence and the upsurge of violent attacks against domestic workers
and day laborers: and Miguel Molina interviews California State
Treasurer, John Chaing, on the formation of a Cannabis Banking
structure

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Thursday August 10th 2017 0

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Flashpoints

ShorrockToday on Flashpoints: Is the US on the brink of an all out war with North Korea? We’ll devote the entire hour to an interview with journalist and Korean policy expert, Tim Shorrock.

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Tuesday August 8th 2017 0

Posted on August 08, 2017 by Flashpoints

220px-John_Pilger_in_August_2011Today on Flashpoints: The beconing of nuclear war: an interview with legendary award winning filmmaker, author and investigative reporter, John Pilger. And we’ll feature excerpts from a panel organized by Rootsaction.org, held today in Washington D.C, calling for the withdrawal of US military aircraft from Syrian airspace.

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Monday August 7th 2017 0

Posted on August 07, 2017 by Flashpoints

TruthdiggerCraigMurray_590Today on Flashpoints: A former British Ambassador calls for the freeing of Julian Assange and weighs in on “Russia Gate” madness. And a new short film, Locked In, about the plight of political prisoner refugees in Great Britain.

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Wednesday August 3rd 2017 0

Posted on August 02, 2017 by Flashpoints

goodman-ellsberg.-bernsteinToday on Flashpoints: Fighting against the cleansing of the Mexican American studies program in Arizona and across the country. Also, more excerpts of a conversation between whistleblowers Melvin Goodman and Daniel Ellsberg

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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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