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Monday June 27th 2016 0

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Flashpoints

Obergefell_v._Hodges_Decision_Announced_at_the_Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States,_June_26,_2015Today on Flashpoints: In a landmark decision, the US Supreme Court strikes down the draconian Texas abortion laws. We’ll speak to one of the key leaders of the opposition to the lower court decision. Also, Bob Parry joins us to look at why the Brits voted the EU out. And Hillary flip flops on her opposition to the TPP.

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Wednesday June 22nd 2016 0

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Flashpoints

_90029277_033594010-1Today on Flashpoints: We continue our frontline coverage with a
special report from Oaxaca where the protests continue and the
situation remains tense. Also, we’ll have a report from a protest at the
Mexican consulate in San Francisco, We’ll feature our regular weekly
Election Crimes Bulletin with investigative reporter, Greg Palast. And
U.S. airstrikes on Syrian government troops, would be both dangerous
and illegal, asserts legal scholar, Marjorie Cohn.

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Flashpoints Presents: Election Protection Section w/ Greg Palast Ep. 9 0

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Flashpoints

vote-for-moneyThe Flashpoints Election Protection
Section co-hosted by Best Selling Author and Investigative Reporter, Greg Palast. .

Episode 9. Click the play icon below to listen to this episode.

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Flashpoints Election Protection Bulletin Ep 9

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Tuesday June 21st 2016 0

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Flashpoints

taliban-2B3Today on Flashpoints: We continue our drumbeat coverage of the the
killing of at least nine teachers in Mexico. We’ll have an extended human rights report on the killings and reactions across the country. And we’ll
feature an in depth discussion with Roots Action Founder, Norman
Solomon, who is on his way to Philadelphia as a pledged Delegate for
Bernie Sanders

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Monday June 20th 2016 0

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Flashpoints

A demonstration against the murder of the student teachers [PhotToday on Flashpoints: Mexican police murder 9-15 protesting teachers
and their supporters in Oaxaca, Mexico. We’ll have a special report
from the ground and we’ll hear how people in San Francisco’s Mission
District are reacting. Alsom remembering the Rana Plaza fire in
Bangladesh, 3 years ago, that killed over 1,100 people and wounded two
thousand more

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Thursday June 16th 2016 0

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Flashpoints

berta-caceresToday on Flashpoints: The violence against the indigenous communities
of Honduras continues unabated. Also, a federal raid on a Sonoma
County California medical cannabis dispensary, that specializes in
non-pschoactive cannabis for very ill patients. It’s reported that several people are facing federal charges and payroll for a hundred workers seized by the feds. And Roots Action launches a global petition to protect Edward Snowden from US prosecution and other forms of violence.

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Wednesday June 15th 2016 0

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Flashpoints

1280px-Camp_Delta,_Guantanamo_Bay,_CubaToday on Flashpoints:  After nine years, a little known Guantanamo prisoner is finally given a limited chance to please his case.Teachers on strike in Chapias! We’ll feature a live report from the ground. Also at this hour protesters in front of city hall speaking out about
the disregarding of no party preference votes across the state.  We’ll
feature our weekly Election Fraud Bulletin

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Flashpoints Presents: Election Protection Section w/ Greg Palast Ep. 8 0

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Flashpoints

UK_Polling_Booth_2011The Flashpoints Election Protection
Section co-hosted by Best Selling Author and Investigative Reporter, Greg Palast. .

Episode 8. Click the play icon below to listen to this episode.

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Flashpoints Election Protection Bulletin Ep 8

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Tuesday June 14th 2016 0

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Flashpoints

hqdefaultToday on Flashpoints: Why is the Orlando shooter branded as a Muslim
Instead of a Homophobe? Also, Professor Vijay Prashad talks about the
confused declarations of support by the shooter: which group did he
really support: Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda, or the Islamic State: could it be
all three

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Monday June 13th 2016 0

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Flashpoints

maxresdefaultToday on Flashpoints: The attack in Florida and  look at how NPR rewrites history. Also, some thoughts on where the Sanders campaign goes from here and how it gets there. And we’ll have a rebroadcast of our interview with one of the most famous and influential Chicano satirist of his generation.

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  • Musicians!!

    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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