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Friday Feb26th 2021 0

Posted on February 26, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on show: A brand new report from the Oakland institute calls on Biden to put an end to the H-2A worker program that has created a captive labor force, a hairline above modern day slavery. Also the Senate confirmation hearing for Deb Haaland, nominated to become the first Native American interior secretary, morphed this week into a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels. And Kathy Kelly joins us to talk about a fast for justice and Biden bombing of war-shredded Syria

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Thursday February 25th 2021 0

Posted on February 25, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on show: Courageous anti-police-violence activists in Colorado facing major charges for holding the cops accountable. And the immigration nightmare continues for those seeking asylum and shelter during the storm

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Wednesday February 24th 2021 0

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on show: Apartheid and ethnic cleansing during a pandemic; Israel plows ahead immunizing Jews at one of the highest percentage rates in the World, but refusing to vaccinate those living in occupied Palestine.. Also fighting for a robust ethnic studies program in California Pubic Schools that includes Arab ethnic studies. And Roots Action co-founder, Norman Solomon responds to the stalled nomination of Neera Tanden for director of th Office of management and budget

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Tuesday February 23rd 2021 0

Posted on February 23, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on show…we speak to the national organizer for NDLON(National Day Laborer Organizing Network), And KPFA Poetry Shepherd, Jack Foley, remembers Lawrence Ferlinghetti who passed away yesterday

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Monday February 22nd 2021 0

Posted on February 22, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: We remember Sister Dianna Ortiz, the courageous peace worker, who devoted her life in the fight for human rights and the poor, and who was kidnapped, tortured and raped in Guatemala by US trained and supported death squads.

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Thursday February 18th 2021 0

Posted on February 18, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: A powerful new short Documentary “One Eleven Taylor” that show’s extreme neglect and an attempted cover-up of a covid outbreak at the GEO GROUP’s-half-way house in the San Francisco’s poverty-wracked Tenderloin District. We’ll speak with the San Francisco’s Public Defender about the situation and about new mini-doc, that strongly supports resident claims of brutalities at one-eleven; We’ll also speak to 48 Hills Editor, Tim Redmond who has been investigating the claims of abuse at ONE-ELEVEN–and with Attorney Richard Tan, who represents Malik Washington, a resident at one eleven, and the New Editor of the San Francisco Bayview.

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Wednesday February 17th 2021 0

Posted on February 17, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: We feature a brand new lecture by Palestinian Journalist/author/activist Rashid Khalidi based on his brand new book “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine”

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Tuesday February 16th 2021 0

Posted on February 16, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Greg Palast with deep background on the capital siege. AlsoM mass murder of immigrants in Mexico

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Friday February 12th 2021 0

Posted on February 12, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: we once again feature FlashForward a regular new roundtable segment where my guests recap and discuss major issues of the week with an eye towards what it means for progressive politics and organizing for change. My guests today are Farah Juste, a well-known activist in the Haitian diaspora who fought for many years alongside Father Gerard Jean-Juste. Also joining us to talk about Haiti today is radio journalist Maud Jean-Michel and Flashpoints political analyst Frantz Jerome

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Thursday Feb 11th 2021 0

Posted on February 11, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Biden chats it up with Chinese leaders. Defending Oak Flat, which Apache people have described as a sacred site and their version of Mount Sinai. Also our new weekly collaboration/ the Flashpoints Bayview Report with the San Francsico Bayview national Black Newspaper

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    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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