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Wednesday July 29th 2015 0

Posted on July 29, 2015 by Flashpoints

proToday on Flashpoints: The battle to turn back the clock on the dot com folks who are destroying San Francisco’s Latino Mission district. Also, the fight for affordable housing for brown people in the city of San Rosa, California. And, Bay Area residents hoping to score a knock out against big oil and fracking.

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Tuesday July 28th 2015 0

Posted on July 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

JBToday on Flashpoints: Portland activists continue their multi-day protest on land and sea to block Shell Oil’s ice breaking ship from heading out to the Arctic. Also, we remember the life and times of radical environmentalist and ‘Earth Firster’, Judi Bari.

 

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Monday July 27th 2015 0

Posted on July 27, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Endless war in the middle east. Turkey enters the fray and opens hostilities between the Turks and the PKK, We’ll take an in=depth look at the region with a noted expert in the field. Where is this US driven policy going and what’s next for the millions of Kurds in Iraq, Turkey and Iran. Also, attack on those fighting to have Vietnamese and Arabic taught in K-12 schools. Finally, Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada returns with their latest podcast on occupied Palestine.

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Thursday July 23rd 2015 0

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: A Palestinian dad fighting to get justice for slain 17 year old son, who was cut down by Israeli forces last May, during a West Bank protest in support of prison hunger strikers. Also, we follow up with our coverage on the battle against expanding US hegemony in the Philippines.

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Wednesday July 22nd 2015 0

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Flashpoints

flyToday on Flashpoints: The US Government continues to withhold information on the shoot down of Malaysia flight 17 over the Ukraine, killing 298 people a year ago. We’ll speak to former high-level CIA analyst, Ray McGovern about it. Also, an in depth update on the battle to make pot, legal, safe and affordable

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Tuesday July 21st 2015 0

Posted on July 21, 2015 by Flashpoints

cusaToday on Flashpoints: The government of Cuba opens up shop in Washington D.C. after a 50 year US CIA driver boycott. We’ll be joined by Gloria LeReva just back from D.C., where she was an invited guest for the Cuban government.  Also, an update on Haiti politics, and on the horrific ongoing nightmare of the expelling of tens of thousands of ethnic Haitians from the Dominican Republic, who have lived there their entire lives. And a victory by those fighting to keep the post office public and to keep some of the key land mark buildings owned by the PO in the hands of the people

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Monday July 20th 2015 0

Posted on July 20, 2015 by Flashpoints

LMToday on Flashpoints: A congresswoman in the Philippines is prevented from coming to the US, based on her outspoken work on political prisoners in her homeland. Also, a Jewish Voices for Peace member, Rabbi Lyn Gottlieb, remember the Israeli slaughter in Gaza, one year ago this week, that killed over 2100 Palestinians, mostly women and children.

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Thursday July 16th 2015 0

Posted on July 16, 2015 by Flashpoints

grToday on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to our recent coverage on Greece. We’ll start with a rebroadcast of our interview with noted radical filmmaker John Pilger on the last-minute betrayal of the Greek people by their own government. Then we’ll be joined by professor Harry Konstantinidis to talk about the impact of austerity on the people of Greece.  And finally we’ll hear from Greg Palast on the history and impact of the Euro on Greece and other countries

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Wednesday July 15th 2015 0

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Flashpoints

wackToday on Flashpoints: The entire US government and corporate press corp continue their silence on Israel’s renegade nuclear program. Also, should the Israeli Prime Minister be prosecuted for smuggling secret nuclear weapons related technology out of the US? And we take a personal look at the implications of the Iran deal for Iranians in the US and Iran

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Tuesday July 14th 2015 0

Posted on July 14, 2015 by Flashpoints

JPToday on Flashpoints: Celebrated journalist and filmmaker, John Pilger, on the last minute flip flop and betrayal of the Greek people, by their own government. Also, Wisconsin governor, Scott Walker, formally announces his bid for the White House on the republican ticket. And an in=depth update on the US expanding militancy in the Koreas and the China sea, known as the pacific pivot.

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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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