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Thursday January 12th 2017 0

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Flashpoints

Melvin-GoodmanToday on Flashpoints: Melvin Goodman talking about his new book “Whistleblower at the CIA. We’ll also interview whistleblower John Kirakou on a national movement lead by Rootsaction to release the 7k page CIA report on torture.

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Wednesday January 11th 2016 0

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Flashpoints

54224-trump-expected-to-tap-exxon-s-tillerson-for-state-even-as-russia-ties-rToday on Flashpoints: Exon-Mobile chief heading for top job at the
state department? An in-depth look at the possibilities of a setting
up a public bank in California to deal with the massive new cash flow
from the marijuana industry. And an encore broadcast of a fight the
power commentary by  Flashpoints senior producer, Miguel Gavilan

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Tuesday January 10th 2017 0

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Flashpoints

sessionstrump101Today on Flashpoints:  Lifetime racist and anti-civil rights activist, Senator Jefferson Sessions III, headed for the justice department? What does that really mean for justice in America? Also, millions of undocumented workers gearing up for life in the age of Trump. And we’ll be joined by investigative journalist, Gareth Porter, to talk about his latest article “Pushing for a New Lucrative Cold War”.

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Monday January 9th 2017 0

Posted on January 09, 2017 by Flashpoints

word-image-35Today on Flashpoints: Deep background on the so-called hacking of US elections by Russia. Also, undocumented immigrants  brace for Trump. And living in a nuclear world with Trumps finger on the big red button

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Wednesday January 4th 2016 0

Posted on January 04, 2017 by Flashpoints

obamacare14Today on Flashpoints: The war against alternative information. Also
Obamacare under fire and what would it mean to have a single payer
alternative. And we’ll talk to a long term civil rights activist and
to fighting back in the age of Trump

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Thursday December 29th 2016 0

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Flashpoints

fplogo1_400x400Today on Flashpoints: The US expels 35 Russian diplomats as punishment for alleged interference in last month’s election. The US lame duck president Obama, gives the Ruskys 72 hours to get out of dodge. Also we’ll have an update on Haiti with Senior Producer Kevin Pina. And we’ll rebroadcast our recent interview with Ali Abunimah.

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Wednesday December 28th 2016 0

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Flashpoints

ralph-nader-in-berkeleynew-addressToday on Flashpoints: We spend the entire hour with legendary consumer activist, Ralph Nader. In this recent speech given in Berkeley
California, Nader draws from a lifetime of experience waging David vs.
Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States

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Tuesday December 27th 2016 0

Posted on December 27, 2016 by Flashpoints

dt-common-streams-streamserverToday on Flashpoints: We feature an core broadcast of highlights from the Cannabis Cash and Public Banking Conference in Santa Rosa, California. We’ll feature interviews and speeches from this event.


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Wednesday December 21st 2016 0

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Flashpoints

norman-solomonToday on Flashpoints: An extended dialogue with media activist and
RootsAction co-founder Norman Solomon on the phony vlame Putin
movement, being fostered by the Clinton Democrats. Also we’ll feature the Latest installment of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows Friedman

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Tuesday December 20th 2016 0

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Flashpoints

haitians_voting_in_the_2006_electionsToday on Flashpoints: Haiti in turmoil once again as her people fight for democracy against an attempt to transform it into a corrupt narco state through fraudulent elections. We talk with Jeb Sprague, author of the book “Paramilitarism And The Assault on Democracy in Haiti”, about the election of military chieftain, drug baron and DEA fugitive, Guy Philippe to Haiti’s senate. Then we are joined by Maud Jean-Michel of Radio Timoun in Haiti and Haitian political analyst, Frantz Jerome to talk about the accused money launderer, Jovenel Moise and tens of thousands of pro-democracy protestors demanding to overturn his fraudulent election to Haiti’s presidency. Finally we present an encore broadcast of an interview Executive Producer, Dennis Bernstein did with indie Canadian Journalist, Eva Bartlett, just back from Aleppo.

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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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