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Thursday November 16th 2017 0

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Flashpoints

Haiti-colorful-bus-on-streetToday on Flashpoints: An update on Haiti with Senior Producer, Kevin Pina. A new piece from Aurora Levins Morales regular series, Letters From Earth.

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Monday November 13th 2017 0

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Flashpoints

2AyBiX8EToday on Flashpoints: Is the Lebanese PM coming or going: we’ll have an extended report from Beirut. Also, a UK attorney squares off against The British Crown Prosecution Service in a Freedom of Information Case brought by an Italian Journalist on Behalf of Julian Assange.

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Flashpoints 11-14-17

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Thursday November 9th 2017 0

Posted on November 09, 2017 by Flashpoints

Berta-caceres-en-vida-5-770x470Today on Flashpoints: Trump The US continues to back the Saudi escalation of starvation in Yemen. Also, we speak with the nephew of Berta Caceres about new information on her assassination. And finally an update on Puerto Rico which has experienced yet another power outage.

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Wednesday November 8th 2017 0

Posted on November 08, 2017 by Flashpoints

AS20171108003231_commToday on Flashpoints: Trump in Asia for quadrilateral talks with South Korea, Japan and China. Also, major protest in Catalonia today: we have a live report back from the ground, from inside the Free Catalonia Movement

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Flashpoints 11-08-17

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Tuesday November 7th 2017 0

Posted on November 07, 2017 by Flashpoints

profile_pic2Today on Flashpoints: Powerful words and a new poem from Award-Winning Puerto Rican poet, Martin Espada, on the racist US Government failure to come to the aid of the Puerto Rican people after the hurricane. Also, an autopsy of the Democratic Party in crisis with RootsAction.org founder, Norman Solomon. And a small victory for those fighting against the spraying of dangerous pesticides near public schools.

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Flashpoints 11-07-17

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Monday November 6th 2017 0

Posted on November 06, 2017 by Flashpoints

saad_hariri.jpg.size.custom.crop.893x650Today on Flashpoints: The Lebanese prime minister resigns in absentia from a hotel in Saudi Arabia amidst a massive shake-up in the Saudi Government. Also, well be joined by Palestinian human right leader, Dr. Mustafa Barghouti about the devastating effects of the Balfour Declaration, signed a hundred years ago this month. And the New York times and the New McCarthyism with Robert Parry.

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Best of Flashpoints November 3, 2017 0

Posted on November 03, 2017 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Best of Flashpoints, we bring you highlights from interviews with American Indian Movement co-founder Bill Means on the transition of the beloved warrior Dennis Banks and author and photojournalist activist David Bacon on his latest “The Workers Scorecard on NAFTA”.

Listen here:  http://audioport.org/index.php?op=program-info&program_id=127444&nav=&

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Thursday November 2, 2017 0

Posted on November 02, 2017 by Flashpoints
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Today on Flashpoints, an in-depth update on the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya People from Myanmar formerly known as Burma. We’ll be joined by human rights activist, Ko Myo Win and award-winning filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy, who has a new SHORT, HARD-HITTING documentary called SITTWE about the history and the plight of the Rohingya people. Also, thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest today marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, and the illegal annexation of Palestine. We’ll speak to the filmmaker of a new documentary on the life and times of former US Attorney General and human right attorney, Ramsey Clark.

Listen here: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=272116


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Wednesday November 1, 2017 0

Posted on November 01, 2017 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Today on Flashpoints we’ll speak to award winning Uzbeki documentarian Shahida Tulaganova-Yakub live from Britain and Live on the Fly’s Randy Credico live from New York City discussing yesterday’s terror attack in lower Manhattan. And author, freelance photojournalist and immigration activist David Bacon on his book, “The Right To Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration” on his latest piece, “The Workers Scorecard on NAFTA”.

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Commemorating the Life and Times of A.I.M. Activist Dennis Banks 0

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Flashpoints

gloria-and-banksToday on Flashpoints, we spend the entire hour remembering the life and times of Native American leader and AIM Founder Dennis J Banks. Well feature and in-depth interview with Bill Means, Banks’ co-founder of the American Indian Movement; well reminisce with his youngest sister Charlot Banks and well feature our Flashpoints interview with Dennis Banks from Last October. 

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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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