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Wednesday April 23rd 2014 0

Posted on April 23, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Indigenous tribes living under occupation at the US Mexico Border. Also, a look at US counterinsurgency in southern Ukraine. Are Russian Troops Really Massing for an invasion? And The Battle for Justice for Andy Lopez continue in the streets of Santa Rosa.

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Tuesday April 22nd 2014 0

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

ED2Today on Flashpoints: Earth-Day 2014. We will have a new report from the United Nations says that climate change can be solved by the radical implementation of alternative energy sources. Also a look a Chernobyl 28 years after the nuclear reactor meltdown. And six months to the day since young Andy Lopez was gunned down by a seasoned sheriff’s trainer, and the community is still demanding justice

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Monday April 21st 2014 0

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

MKPFAToday on Flashpoints we proudly rebroadcast a speech given recently by theoretical physicist and Pacifica Radio host Dr. Michio Kaku entitled “The Future Of The Mind”. This took place in Berkeley on February 28th at the First Congressional Church of Berkeley

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Thursday April 17th 2014 0

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

RKToday on Flashpoints: The battle for justice in Palestine; we feature an interview with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abumimah, on his new book about the battle for the liberation of Palestine. And for the rest of the hour we remember the life and legacy of Robert Knight, who passed away yesterday.

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Wednesday April 16th 2014 0

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: Brute force and the use of torture in in the US Public school system. Also, tracking white supremacists in the wake of the recent killings in Kansas City. And we’ll feature out weekly report from the Electronic Intifada, hosted by Nora Barrows Friedman

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Tuesday April 15th 2014 0

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we continue the celebration of the 65th birthday of KPFA with a classic speech given by June Jordan and an excerpt of a recent speech given by Dr. Michio Kaku.

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Monday April 14th 2014 0

Posted on April 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on a special edition of Flashpoints. we celebrate 65 years of KPFS/Pacifica Radio, with a powerful and prescient speech by the late great Gore Vidal, recorded in 1994. Gore Vidal was speaking at a benefit for KPFA and the Middle East Children’s Alliance. The host for the evening was Barbara Lubin.

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Thursday April 10th 2014 0

Posted on April 10, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: 64 years after Edward R Murrow’s “Harvest of Shame” broadcast, and farmworkers and their families are still devastated by racist policies, under an African American President. We’ll examine the multiple impacts of NAFTA, including the forcing of tens of thousands of migrants living in Mexico, into endless daily and weekly commutes into the US for subsistence wages. And for National Poetry Month, a poem by Palestinian American Poet, Naomi Shihab Nye

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Wednesday April 9th 2014 0

Posted on April 09, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints:We’ll take an in-depth look at US supported war crimes by Rwanda in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also, private equity firms take over the rental housing market and partner with big banks in the creation of “rental-backed Securities”. Also, a new list of endangered rivers released today by the conservation group, American Rivers

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Tuesday April 8th 2014 0

Posted on April 08, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Was Turkish intelligence behind the use of Sarine gas in Syria? Also, we’ll feature an in-depth interview with Kathy Kelly on the battle against the expanding use of killer drones at home and abroad. And Mark Karlin, editor of Buzz Flash at Truth Out, joins us for a look at the impact global warming in the windy city.

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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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