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Thursday June 21st 2018 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We report from Sacramento California, where the resistance is strong to Donald Trump. We spend most of the hour hearing highlights of a press conference and speaking with key leaders in this state. Also an encore broadcast of our recent interview with Code Pink founder, Medea Benjamin.  

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Wednesday June 20th 2018 0

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Deep background on the US policies that have lead to the current crisis in immigration and migration at the US/Mexico border. Also Israel escalates its harassment of anti-Zionist anti-apartheid activists. Well examine the proposed anti-semitism awareness act being considered by congress now: And well replay yesterdays interview with Amy Juan on the attempted murder of a member of the Tohono Oodham tribe whose reservation is located on both sides of the US/Mexico border in Arizona 

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Tuesday June 19th 2018 0

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Noted author and editor, Vijay Prashad on Kashmir and the assassination of his colleage, the noted editor and courageous Journalist, Shujaat Bukhari. Also well feature a special report on a Border Patrol agent who ran down on purpose a member of the Tohono Odham Tribe whose land straddles both sides of the US Mexico border. And well feature a commentary by noted radical author, Michael Parenti 

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Monday June 18th 2018 0

Posted on June 18, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Nurses plan to march on ICE to protest the brutal splitting of families and the mass incarceration of undocumented children. Also, Greg Palast and a distinguished crew of vote protection activists threaten to sue Ohio and Kansas to prevent a massive purge of eligible voters. Food givers at Food not Bombs facing stepped up Harassment in Central California. And an international protest in support of Julian Assange planned for Tuesday 

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Wednesday June 13th 2018 0

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Flashpoints
Today on Flashpoints: We celebrate the work of  Professor & author Sunaina Maira. First we’ll feature a recent interview with her from The Electronic Intifada podcast, with host, Nora Barrows-Friedman. Then, we’ll feature an excerpt of a talk she gave a few months ago in The Bay Area for her latest book “Boycott! The Academy and Justice For Palestine”.
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Tuesday June 12th 2018 0

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We spend the entire hour on the meeting today between Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un.

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Monday June 11th 2018 0

Posted on June 11, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Well feature two reports on protests against ICEs brutal treatment of undocumented asylum seekers near the US Mexico Border in San Diego. Also, a noted anti-nuclear activist chides the cold-war democrats for trying to throw cold water on the US North Korea summit 

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Thursday June 7th 2018 0

Posted on June 07, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Kathy Kelly reports back from Afghanistan. Also, Code Pink founder, Medea Benjamin, talks about her new book on Iran and about the new pro-torture director of Central Intelligence. And we’ll have an update on the CannibIs roll out in California

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Wednesday June 6th 2018 0

Posted on June 06, 2018 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: State Senator and former California Senate Pro Tem, Kevin De Leon, emerges as incumbent Senator Dianne Feinstein’s leading competitor in the race for the Senate. We’ll play an extended interview Flashpoints conducted with De Leon in the weeks leading up to yesterday’s primary. And we’ll feature the latest edition of the Electronic Intifada podcast with Nora Barrows Friedman.

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Tuesday June 5th 2018 0

Posted on June 05, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an updateon the plan for a summit between the US and North Korea, which appear to be a go. The people of Venezuela elect Muduro and sustain the new Bolivarian Revolution, forged by the policies of the ever irrepressible, Hugo Chavez. We’ll speak to Roger D Harris, an election observer in Venezuela for both of Maduro’s elections. And, Trump shunned by the Philadelphia Eagles, cancels their White House visit.

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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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