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Wedensday October 29th 2014 0

Posted on October 30, 2014 by Flashpoints

voteToday on Flashpoints: Jim Crow returns as millions of minority voters are threatened by an electoral purge. Greg Palast breaks the story on Crosscheck. Also, 40 years of resistance to federal relocation continues at the four corners, as Dinch elders hold the line

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Tuesday October 28th 2014 0

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Flashpoints

GW2Today on Flashpoints: We present Giants of Journalism: a newly discovered rare 1997 recording of Reporters Gary Webb, Robert Parry, and Pete Brewton talking about the dangers and the pitfalls of recording on covert actions by US intelligence agencies with Flashpoints/host/producer Dennis Bernstein

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Flashpoints 10-28-14

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Monday October 27th 2014 0

Posted on October 27, 2014 by Flashpoints

43Today on Flashpoints: A special report from Mexico City on the kidnap/torture—killing of some 43 Mexican student activists by members of a major drug cartel, apparently linked to the government. And we’ll feature our regular weekly report from the electronic intifada hosted by Nora Barrows Friedman

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Thursday October 23rd 2014 0

Posted on October 23, 2014 by Flashpoints

NNToday on Flashpoints: The nuclear university and U.S. power in the Pacific: U.C. Berkeley’s role in the new nuclear arms race. Also, the role of the Korea’s in what is being labeled as the U.S. Strategic Pivot. Is The shooting in Canada’s parliament yesterday being used to ramp up the western war against ISIS

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Tuesday October 21st 2014 0

Posted on October 21, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We continue our coverage of the Obama Administration’s prosecution of New York Times investigative reporter, James Risen, and we will also explore the wider dangers of the the US Government crack down on free speech and the first amendment. Also a legal scholar and noted people’s attorney rises to the defnse of Gary Webb, under attack again by the Washington Post

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Wednesday October 15th 2014 0

Posted on October 15, 2014 by Flashpoints

GW1Today on Flashpoints: A breaking story out of Arizona, where the 9th court of appeals struck down prop 100, which denied bail to thousands of undocumented immigrants. And part three of Flashpoints multipart tribute to Pulitizer Prize winning reporter, Gary Webb.

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Tuesday October 14th 2014 0

Posted on October 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: New York Times journalist, James Risen, caught in DOJ’s cross hairs. Also, a new speech by Flashpoints regular contributor, and former high level CIA analyst, Ray McGovern. And we’ll be joined by Mickey Huff of Project Censored to talk about Project Censored’s new year book for 2015

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Monday October 13th 2014 0

Posted on October 13, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday we speak with former Flashpoints producer and current host/producer of the Electronic Intifada podcast, Nora Barrows-Friedman, about her book In Our Power: US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine . And later we’ll speak with author Nick Schou who’s 2006 book Kill The Messenger, based on the life of the late great journalist Gary Webb, will be released as a feature film, in theaters now.

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Thursday October 9th 2014 0

Posted on October 09, 2014 by Flashpoints

GWToday on Flashpoints: Kill the messenger. Hollywood takes on the Gary Webb story and the CIA Contra drug connection. We speak with the author of the book the film is based on, and later we’ll feature a speech by Webb himself and Robert Parry


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Wednesday October 8th 2014 0

Posted on October 08, 2014 by Flashpoints

mumiaToday on Flashpoints: Syria up in flames as Kurds protest all over Turkey, at least 11 dead. Also, we’ll hear the voice and words of Mumia Abu-Jamal from his commencement speech given recently to Goddard University graduate students.


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Flashpoints 10-08-14

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    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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