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Friday February 27th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

uscuToday on Flashpoints:  We’ll spend the entire hour talking about the future of US/Cuban relations and we’ll feature an update on Venezuela w/Gloria La Riva.

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Thursday February 26th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

OBToday on Flashpoints:  Obama vetoes the tar sands pipeline but continues his cheer leading for fracking and related oil infrastructure adventures. Also, we have a visit with longtime peace activist and attorney for the poor, Osha Newman. And, we’ll speak to Tony Diaz on the fight against the banning of books and ethnic studies in Arizona and Texas.

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Wednesday February 25th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints:  The real American exceptionalism and its roots in Nazi Germany and the Third Reich cheerleader, Carl Schmitt. Also, the national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operation everywhere. And, Miguel Gavilan Molina takes on Sean Penn’s blatant racism at the Academy Awards.

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Tuesday February 24th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

debtToday on Flashpoints: Rolling Jubilee erases over $13 million of student debt as 15 former students of Corinthian colleges launch the first ever student debt strike. We’ll talk to the debt strikers and the organizers. Also, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People. And, new revelations about earthquake dangers shake the future of California’s Diablo Canyon nukes.

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Monday February 23rd 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

MXToday on Flashpoints: Remembering Malcolm X, fifty years after his assassination. Also, American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.

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Thursday February 19th 2015 0

Posted on February 19, 2015 by Flashpoints

RCToday on Flashpoints: Netanyahu prepares to address the US Congress on March 3rd, right before Israel’s elections, in a bid to sink the US’s nuclear deal with Iran. Also a researcher has won the release of a decades-old defense department report detailing the U.S. government’s extensive help to Israel in that nation’s development of a nuclear bomb. And Israel s Supreme Court exempts the Israeli defense ministry from liability for actions by its forces. The parents of Rachael Corrie, who was run over by a US made Israeli bulldozer/tank, speaks out against the decision.

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Wednesday February 18th 2015 0

Posted on February 18, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We take a closer look at the recent spate of violent attacks against Muslims in several communities across the United States. Then, we try to understand what impact of the election of the leftist Syriza party in Greece may have on our economy. Next, we take a look at increasing occurrences of self-immolation by Buddhist monks in Tibet. Finally, we feature an update on Haiti with Pierre Labossiere of the Haiti Action Committee.

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Tuesday February 17th 2015 0

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: A Federal Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama’s executive action on immigration. Also, a report back from the Black Women’s Lives Matter Caravan to free Marissa. Also, a report on the latest toxic oil train derailment and fire storm. And the good fight against unnecessary and racist school testing

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Thursday February 12th 2015 0

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Obama leading the charge into endless war in the middle east. And The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy: A new investigative work and new lecture by professor Peter Dale Scott

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Monday February 9th 2015 0

Posted on February 10, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Bankers who are too big to fail and too big to jail: we’ll examine the implications of a whistle blowers revelations on how HSBC, the second largest bank in the world, was deeply engaged in criminal activity but never criminally prosecuted. Also Netanyahu’s plans for ethnic cleansing continue a pace in Palestine. We’ll here the violent, illegal and deadly details, as the Israeli Prime Minister prepares to address the US congress on March 3rd, right before Israel national elections

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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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