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Monday March 30th 2020 0

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Puerto Rico in the crosshairs of the pandemic and US colonizers haven’t shown a scintilla of concern. Also, dying from the coronavirus because you do have the proper health insurance. Prisoners vulnerability in the face of the pandemic, and we look at the pandemic and the US boycotts of Venezuela

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Friday March 27th 2020 0

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Trump signs the 2 trillion dollar bailout bill. We’ll find out who gains/who loses. Also The Detention Watch Network leads a campaign  for release of immigrants in detention in the face of the pandemic. The fight to find housing for the homeless during the pandemic continues:And a comparison of Biden vs Sanders when it comes to reacting to the pandemic

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Thursday March 26th 2020 0

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We’ll have a report from Queens, that has now become ground zero for the Pandemic. Also, a court ruling strikes down Federal permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline in the midst of Pandemic. We’ll also look at healthcare for Native American in the face of the covid19 pandemic. And we’ll look into the looting of America by Boeing and offer 7 Rules for the Boeing bailout

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Wednesday March 25th 2020 0

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints:  Haiti in the crosshairs of the Coronavirus outbreak. Also, we’ll speak to the National Director of NDLON  about the plight of millions of  undocumented day laborers working and not working during the pandemic. Also, Pueblo Sin Fronteras denounces conditions at immigration jails in the US and demands freedom for all detained immigrants due to COVID-19. And we’ll speak to a Children’s Cancer doctor about her work in the west bank in the face ofthe pandemic

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Tuesday March 24th 2020 0

Posted on March 24, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, The ACLU, and several other legal rights groups sued ICE today on behalf of immigrants being held and who are at high risk for serious illness or death in the event of COVID-19 infection. Also Trump racism and the cornavirus. And we’ll take a deep look at the economic stimulus package moving through congress

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Monday March 23rd 2020 0

Posted on March 23, 2020 by Flashpoints

 

Today on the Show: Fighting the pandemic in the illegally occupied Gaza Strip. We’ll have a medical doctor’s view of the struggle there. Also, we’ll be joined by Rev. Debra Lee and hear about the struggle to release undocumented people locked in unsanitary Jails in California. And we’ll conclude with a look at the racism of the Trump Administration in dealing with the pandemic

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Friday March 20th 2020 0

Posted on March 20, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show, Genocide and the pandemic; the plight of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Myanmar. Also, in Santa Cruz California, the homeless  fighting for a place to live indoors in the middle of the Pandemic. And will the current proposed bailout of the airlines and other major corporations lead to another economic boom for the coproations

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Thursday March 19th 2020 0

Posted on March 19, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the show: Seattle in the jaws of the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ll speak to a medical expert about the multiple challenges of the burgeoning crisis. No masks, and shortage of life and death supplies: also chaos and mass suffering at the US Mexico border now facing a complete shutdown. And will look at what’s happening in San Francisco mission district, as the Latino community is heavily hit by lay-offs, racism and a lack of adequate medical care.

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Wednesday March 18th 2020 0

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Well get an update on the coronavirus from a Nobel laureate who worked with the WHO and the UN. Also well speak with a San Francisco Board Supervisor on how the shelter in place order is working for the elderly and those with special needs.  

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Tuesday March 17th 2020 0

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the show:Undocumented workers and San Francisco’s shelter in place order. Also Public Citizen calls for congress to make testing and treatment for the coronavirus free, using South Korea’s highly effective testing program as a model. Also are Santa Cruz officials falling to deal with the Homeless population properly and How U.S. ‘maximum pressure’ policy severely undermines Iranian efforts to cope with the ravages of The Coronavirus. 

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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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