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Thursday January 18th 2018 0

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Flashpoints

John_Pilger_in_August_2011Today on Flashpoints: We continue our collaboration with Randy Credicos “Live on the Fly: Countdown to Freedom: Julian Assange Season Two”. Well be joined by Emmy award winning filmmaker John Pilger in Australia. Pilgers substantial works and invaluable archives have now been acquired by the British Library: And well be Joined by NSA whistleblower, Thomas Drake, to talk about the expanding dangers of warrantless wiretaps.

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Wednesday January 17th 2018 0

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Flashpoints

artworks-000280360892-jmzjis-t500x500Today on Flashpoints: We present a one hour special podcast from The Electronic Intifada with host, Nora Barrows-Friedman.

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Tuesday January 16th 2018 0

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Flashpoints

Vijay PrashadToday on Flashpoints: We’ll speak with Professor Vijay Prashad, about the ongoing brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people from Myanmar, and the deadly role Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is playing in facilitating the Genocide. Also, we’ll feature an update on the faltering Russia Gate scandal. And we’ll replay our interview with Pierre LaBossier of the Haiti Action Network about Trumps racist remarks last week

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Thursday January 11th 2018 0

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Flashpoints

indexToday on Flashpoints: We continue our collaboration with Randy Credico and Live on The Fly: Julian Assange Countdown to Freedom. We’ll have breaking news on the decision by Ecuador to grant nationality to Julian Assange. We’ll speak to Italian investigative journalist, Sefania Maurizi, a close working associate with Julian Assange and with Former FBI whistle blower Colleen Rowley about the Assange case and the negative implications by the House of Rep’s decision to extend the NSA’a warrantless surveillance program

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Wednesday January 10th 2018 0

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Flashpoints

Official portrait Jonathan McElhaneyToday on Flashpoints: Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, threatens to go after the pro-pot states. We’ll speak to a leading advocate for the safe legal use of cannabis about the feds crackdown. Also, we’ll continue our discussion about the history of US Relations with El Salvador that lead to the passage of Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoreans. And we’ll speak about the importance of DACA and TPS with an activist who works with undocumented youth and their families.

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Tuesday January 9th 2018 0

Posted on January 09, 2018 by Flashpoints

El-Salvador-cropped_edited-1-1000x667Today on Flashpoints: The Trump Administration abruptly ends temporary protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans now living in the US. We’ll talk about the implications with a former official of the Salvadorian government, who guided the initial legislation through congress in in the 1990’s, and with Salvadorian Exile, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network. And we’ll speak with Greg Palast about the demise of the Koback/Trump voter fraud

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Monday January 8th 2018 0

Posted on January 08, 2018 by Flashpoints

Kim-Jong-Un-attack-Trump-US-world-war-north-koreaToday on Flashpoints: Korea in the crossroads and maybe a step back from nuclear war. Also, Israelgate fired up by Fire And Fury. And, is Jared Kushner owned and operated by Israeli corporate investors? Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada joins us to talk about it.

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Thursday January 4th 2018 0

Posted on January 04, 2018 by Flashpoints

107628392Today on Flashpoints: Julian Assange: Countdown to Freedom, season 2. We continue our  collaboration between Live on the Fly with Randy Credico and Flashpoints.
On the show today we’ll be Joined by Social activist, Christine Assange, Julian Assange’s proud and militant mom. Mrs. Assange will join us live from,Australia. And we’ll also be joined by Former CIA Whistle Blower, John Kiriakou.

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Wednesday January 3rd 2018 0

Posted on January 03, 2018 by Flashpoints

Donald_Trump_(24877259689)Today on Flashpoints: Trump unloads on Pakistan, while the Chinese expand their business and extend friendship to the Pakistanis. Also, Kathy Kelly laments the expanding brutal Saudi-US War Yemen and the onslaught of famine there. And, David Bacon reports on the environmental nightmare of disappearing Salton Sea and the ongoing suffering it is causing.

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Tuesday January 2nd 2018 0

Posted on January 02, 2018 by Flashpoints

maxresdefaultToday on Flashpoints: We feature an encore broadcast of our recent interview with former NSA Whistle Blower, William Binney, who zeros in on the realities of “Russia Gate”. Later, we play our most recent interview with Randy Credico, who’s still  under attack by congress for a series of show he produced and hosted on Pacifica Radio in New York, WBAI about Julian Assange.

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