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Thursday July 2nd 2015 0

Posted on July 02, 2015 by Flashpoints

FP\Today on Flashpoints: We bring you an update on Cuba. Also, we’ll feature an exclusive report on the mass chaos and violence at the border between Haiti and the Dominican republic, as the DR continues to force some 250,000 long time residents of Haitian decent out of the country. Also California Governor, Jerry Brown gives the go ahead to corporate polluters to frack the hell out of California

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Wednesday July 1st 2015 0

Posted on July 01, 2015 by Flashpoints

greeToday on Flashpoints: Germany and the EU tightening the screws on millions of Greek citizens and the only leftist government in Europe. Also, the US colony of Puerto Rico facing bankruptcy with a whopping $72 billion dollar debt. And our regular weekly broadcast from the electronic intifada with Nora Barrow Friedman

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Tuesday June 30th 2015 0

Posted on June 30, 2015 by Flashpoints

mhpToday on Flashpoints: Supreme court stays full implementation of draconian anti-poor, anti-abortion law, but the threat against a woman’s right to choose remains under extreme attack in Texas, and from one end of this country to the other. We’ll meet some young folks who are on the front lines, and were arrested in Texas fighting against this anti-woman oppression. And we’ll feature an excerpt from our interview last night with the long-time anti-death penalty advocate Michael Kroll

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Monday June 29th 2015 0

Posted on June 29, 2015 by Flashpoints

usaToday on Flashpoints: The supreme court says yes to gay marriage and yes to more tortured state-sponsored lethal executions. We’ll have in depth background reports on both decisions. also a report on on how Obama ignored a surge of right wing extremism the opened the door to the Charleston killer

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Flashpoints 06-29-15

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Thursday June 25th 2015 0

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Flashpoints

SCToday on Flashpoints: The Supreme Court upholds key aspects of the affordable care act. We’ll speak to a medical doctor about the decision, and also get a report from Wisconsin where Governor, Scott Walker has vowed to stonewall Obama care no matter what the supreme court orders. We’ll also hear from the largest national nurses association on the Obama care decision. And we feature our weekly broadcast of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows Friedman

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Flashpoints 06-25-15

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Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 15 0

Posted on June 24, 2015 by Flashpoints

PEFlashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens.  Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015.

This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale

Episode 15 (Aired June 24th 2015)
The Future: Hopes & Concerns

What most concerns you about the future of public education in the U.S., and what makes you most hopeful?  We conclude with a collage of responses to this question from many of the interviewees in this series.


In order of appearance: Chela Delgado, Darrick Smith, Monique Morris, Kevin Kumashiro, Milton Reynolds, Diane Ravitch, Leroy Little Bear, Molly Raynor, Donte Clark, Fannie Rushing, Alex Mejia, Jessica Huang, Bill Ayers, Rick Ayers, Rose Von Thater-Braan, Jesse Sharkey, Rachelle Rogers-Ard, Jesse Hagopian, Norma Gonzalez, Jeremiah Jeffries

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Education Series: Episode 15

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Wednesday June 24th 2015 0

Posted on June 24, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints:We’ll have a live report from San Francisco on a protest against the forced repatriation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. Also, the concluding segment of our 15 part special, “The Battle for Public Education in the 21st Century”. And we’ll introduce you to the producer of the education series, Ken Yale

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Tuesday June 23rd 2015 0

Posted on June 23, 2015 by Flashpoints

tppToday on Flashpoints: How the TPP and free trade are destroying the global south, and forcing millions to migrate. Also, communities standing up against racist violence in the wake of the South Carolina church shooting. Then, a major victory in Oregon for the movement against out of control school testing. And we feature an encore broadcast of The Biggz Beat, on gay marriage as a distraction to other key issues facing the gay community.

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Monday June 22nd 2015 0

Posted on June 22, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an in depth discussion on the abject racism that is still pervasive in US society at large, as witnessed most recently by the white supremacist mass murder in South Carolina. The largest national organization of unionized nurses comes down four-square against the TPP. And Having a say as to whether your child is vaccinated or not. We’ll hear from a medical doctor who is on the front line of the issue

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Thursday June 18th 2015 0

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: A white racist gunman opens fire at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, murdering nine people as they prayed. Also the new cold war heats up between the US and Russia. We’ll speak to an arms control expert and a nun who was just freed after serving two years for hammering on and pouring her blood on nuclear war heads.  And The Biggz Beat returns with a hard look at gay marriage as a foil for some of the deeper problems confronting the LGBT community.

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Flashpoints 06-19-15

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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 with full descriptions and credits.

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