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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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Monday March 16th 2020 0

Posted on March 16, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on FlashpointsL We’ll examine how Bernie and Biden say they would respond to the pandemic. Also, we’ll take a look at how the Native American community is dealing with Coronavirus, given the deeply compromised medical care on most reservations. Also, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announces a public health order  that the city’s residents remain in place, with the  exception being for essential needs only, yet fails to suspend parking regulations that will force those of us at high risk to risk our lives to move out cars to avoid towing and violation,

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Thursday March 12th 2020 0

Posted on March 12, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll have an update on the Coronavirus pandemic with Dr James G. Kahn, Emeritus professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Also Bernie and biden respond to trump’s failure to deal effectively with the viral pandemic. And we’ll feature our regular Segment FOOD/FIGHT on homelessness and hunger in America with Keith McHenry.

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Wednesday March 11th 2020 0

Posted on March 11, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The US supreme Court upholds Trump’s deadly “Stay in Mexico” asylum Policy, further jeopardizing thousands of Central Americans fleeing the death squads and highly vulnerable to the current viral pandemic. Also, Cuba providing crucial life-saving medicines in China’s quest to deal with the massive Corona-virus outbreak rocking that country from border to border. And we’ll finish with a report on how Medicare for All would have been much better suited to deal with the current viral pandemic in the US.

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Tuesday March 10th 2020 0

Posted on March 10, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We honor the life and legacy of Nicaraguan poet, visionary and activist, Ernesto Cardenal, who passed away on March 1st of this year.

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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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