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Wednesday April 8th 2020 0

Posted on April 08, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A new national study asserts that 7.3 Million people are Likely to lose health coverage by June 30. Also, The California Domestic Workers Coalition kick-off a statewide campaign to pass  the Health and Safety for All Workers Act , a bill to end the exclusion of domestic workers from CAL/OSHA. Vote and die in Wisconsin and Bernie Sanders end his campaign for president but not for social change.

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Monday April 6th 2020 0

Posted on April 06, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The hungry and the homeless fight for their lives in Santa Cruz. And poetry to help you endure the Pandemic. Well feature the awarding-winning poet, Carolyn Forche, reading from her powerful ew book of poems, In the Lateness of the World, the first in 17 yearswell also feature and in-depth conversation about her work and her life as a frontline human rights activist

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Friday April 3rd 2020 0

Posted on April 03, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The California Domestic Workers Coalition will introduce a new statewide campaign to pass legislation to  end the exclusion of domestic workers from CAL/OSHA.  Also, labor, community groups, and Grand Princess workers raise major safety demands After the death of a Filipino Grand Princess Crew-member. And why is the U.S. sending warships to the shores of Venezuela during a pandemic?

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Thursday April 2nd 2020 0

Posted on April 02, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Nurses in Western PA walk off the job after 42 test positive for COVID-19. Also, California Governor, Gavin Newsom, announces a statewide moratorium on water shutoffs for nonpayment in the midst of the deepening pandemic. And the election crimes bulletin returns with Greg Palast: Will Mail-in voting put millions of minority ballots at risk?

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Wednesday April 1st 2020 0

Posted on April 01, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We explore a key reason behind the lethal shortage of ventilators. Also, how do you protect yourself against the coronavirus without running water? we’ll look at the plight of farmworkers in the face of the Pandemic. And we’ll get an update on the Virus in the Gaza Strip

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Tuesday March 31st 2020 0

Posted on March 31, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Refugees facing death in ice jail. Food riots in Haiti in the midst of the pandemic. Also is the US about to go to war with Iran in the middle of the pandemic? We’ll feature special new service in Seattle dealing with the medical needs of Native Americans

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Monday March 30th 2020 0

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Puerto Rico in the crosshairs of the pandemic and US colonizers haven’t shown a scintilla of concern. Also, dying from the coronavirus because you do have the proper health insurance. Prisoners vulnerability in the face of the pandemic, and we look at the pandemic and the US boycotts of Venezuela

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Friday March 27th 2020 0

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Trump signs the 2 trillion dollar bailout bill. We’ll find out who gains/who loses. Also The Detention Watch Network leads a campaign  for release of immigrants in detention in the face of the pandemic. The fight to find housing for the homeless during the pandemic continues:And a comparison of Biden vs Sanders when it comes to reacting to the pandemic

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Thursday March 26th 2020 0

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We’ll have a report from Queens, that has now become ground zero for the Pandemic. Also, a court ruling strikes down Federal permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline in the midst of Pandemic. We’ll also look at healthcare for Native American in the face of the covid19 pandemic. And we’ll look into the looting of America by Boeing and offer 7 Rules for the Boeing bailout

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Wednesday March 25th 2020 0

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints:  Haiti in the crosshairs of the Coronavirus outbreak. Also, we’ll speak to the National Director of NDLON  about the plight of millions of  undocumented day laborers working and not working during the pandemic. Also, Pueblo Sin Fronteras denounces conditions at immigration jails in the US and demands freedom for all detained immigrants due to COVID-19. And we’ll speak to a Children’s Cancer doctor about her work in the west bank in the face ofthe pandemic

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Flashpoints 03-25-20

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    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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