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Tuesday August 19th 2014 0

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Flashpoints

RNToday on Flashpoints: We proudly present an encore broadcast of recent speech given by Ralph Nader in the Bay Area.

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Monday August 18th 2014 0

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We speak with a Palestinian freelance journalist about the prospects for an extension of the current ceasefire in Gaza. Then we follow the successful blockading an Israeli cargo   ship at the Port of Oakland. Next, we continue our coverage of the escalating campaign by the US- backed government in Haiti against former president Aristide. Then we look take a closer look at   reporter James Risen’s claim that president Obama Is the ‘Greatest Enemy To Press Freedom In A   Generation’. Finally, we feature a special report by our Executive policing tactics in New York City.

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Friday August 15th 2014 0

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Assembly member Manual Perez reports back on his recent trip to Central America. And, Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos, talks about the broader points on the influx of children of Central America.

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Thursday August 14th 2014 0

Posted on August 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

oilToday on Flashpoints: We feature an interview by executive producer, Dennis Bernstein, about big oil and US foreign policy in Iraq. We also feature an interview by Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada, about the destruction in Gaza. Finally, we continue our drumbeat coverage of our events in Haiti, with a reported arrest warrant being issued for former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

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Wednesday August 13th 2014 0

Posted on August 13, 2014 by Flashpoints

USIRToday on Flashpoints: We feature an interview from Iraq with an analysis and update of the situation on the ground. Then we ask the question, what is the relationship between the US role in Libya and the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Then we go to Gaza for an update of the situation there. Finally, we talk with an organizer of the an upcoming boycott to support Palestine at the port of Oakland.

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Tuesday August 12th 2014 0

Posted on August 12, 2014 by Flashpoints

JBAToday on Flashpoints: We go to a breaking news story in Haiti, where former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has reportedly been summoned before a court on corruption charges. Then we continue our coverage into the legacy of Richard Nixon, following the 40th anniversary of his resignation. Finally, we talk to one of the organizers of the Trail for Humanity, a 300 plus mile walk to call attention to the plight of immigrants.

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Monday August 11th 2014 0

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We talk with an alderman in St. Louis County, Missouri about protest following the recent killing of yet another young black man by police in this country, 18 year old Michael Brown. Next, we asked a question: Did the U.S. government really have to drop the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki 69 years ago? Then, with president Obama authorizing new bombing raids in Iraq and with Republicans calling for boots on the ground, it’s only fitting that we look at how much the war in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost. Finally, we go to London, England to talk about massive protests over the weekend supporting the Palestinian people and condemning Israel for “Operation: Protective Edge” in Gaza.

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Friday August 8th 2014 0

Posted on August 08, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We broadcast live from Barrios Unidos in Santa Cruz California. We’ll speak with Barriois Unidos founder, Nane Alehendro about his legendary anti-violence anti-gang work in prison and in communities all across California. We”ll be joined by California Assemblyman  Luis Alejo, just back from a trip to Central America. We”ll talk to him about the kids, coming into the country by the thousands, and the historic passage of the drivers license bill for undocumented worker and other living in the US. And we’ll be joined by Alex Sanchez of Homy Unidos

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Thursday August 7th 2014 0

Posted on August 07, 2014 by Flashpoints

SCToday on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to a speech from this year’s socialism conference held in Chicago. You’ll hear from Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah and journalist, blogger and activist Max Blumenthal.

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Wednesday August 6th 2014 0

Posted on August 06, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints:Remembering the bombing of Hiroshima and an update on Fukushima with Harvey Wasserman. Also, legendary criminal defense attorney Tony Serra, talks about the federal prosecution of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and his new autobiography about his defense of the Panthers, the Native American Movement and more.

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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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