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Commemorating the Life and Times of A.I.M. Activist Dennis Banks 0

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Flashpoints

gloria-and-banksToday on Flashpoints, we spend the entire hour remembering the life and times of Native American leader and AIM Founder Dennis J Banks. Well feature and in-depth interview with Bill Means, Banks’ co-founder of the American Indian Movement; well reminisce with his youngest sister Charlot Banks and well feature our Flashpoints interview with Dennis Banks from Last October. 

Listen here:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=272114

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Monday October 30, 2017 0

Posted on October 30, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we’ll get an update from attorney and land rights activist Judith Berkan on the present plight of Puerto Rico.  US Army veteran Ricardo Ortiz who was a patient at the VA hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico who warns that “…American troops are not there to aid the people of Puerto Rico…”.  And author Sarah Adler-Milstein on her latest book about a sewing factory in the Dominican Republic that actually pays its workers a living wage.

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Best of Flashpoints October 27, 2017 0

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Emmy Award Winning documentarian John Pilger on Hilary Clinton’s recent visit to Australia and National Day Laborers Organizing Network Executive Director Pablo Alvarado on the day laborers that will be faced w/the clean up from the wildfires of Santa Rosa, CA.

Listen here:  http://audioport.org/index.php?op=program-info&program_id=127108&nav=&

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 0

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, We’ll speak to Pablo Alvarado of NDLON about the expanded battle to assure worker rights for undocumented people who will be doing the crucial work of rebuilding Northern California in the face of massive destruction left by the wildfires: also we hear about a new UNDOCUFUND  to support undocumented workers who lost everything they had including their homes; And we’ll get an update on the case of Political Prisoner and noted journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal.

Listen here:  http://audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=1107

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Wednesday October 25, 2017 0

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Today on Flashpoints, an extended interview with California Senate Senator Kevin De Leon who announced this week he would run against incumbent US Senator Diane Fienstein. Also, how toxic smoke threatens California’s cannabis crop and could become a public health nightmare. And Flashpoints Senior Producer Kevin Pina reports on mass protests that are rocking Haiti.

Listen here:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=271631

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Tuesday October 24, 2017 0

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Today on Flashpoints, a speak out and call in on homelessness. Well speak to members of the And Then The Came For The Homeless encampment in Berkeley, CA. Well get a report back on todays legal ruling from artist, attorney, activist Osha Newman. And well speak to front line activist Susie Garner and Robin. Well hear from Food Not Bombs founder Keith McHenry about attacks on food givers and the homeless in Santa Cruz, CA and much more.

Listen here:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=271630

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Monday October 23, 2017 0

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Flashpoints

1332149_300x300Today on Flashpoints: Emmy-Award WINNING FILMMAKER, John Pilger takes exception to the characterization of Julian Assange as quote “Putin’s bitch”: And we rebroadcast a special report-back on free and fair elections in Venezuela.

Listen here:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=live

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Best of Flashpoints October 20, 2017 0

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Flashpoints

Welcome to the Best of Flashpoints for the week of 10/20/2017, I’m Sabrina Jacobs in for Mike Biggz.  On today’s show, Dennis speaks to Judith Berkan an attorney, land rights activist and long-time resident of Puerto Rico on disconnect between the relief efforts and the suffering residents.  And, a rebroadcast of the live reporting from fire-devastated Santa Rosa, CA on Wednesday which features interviews with Santa Rosa board of Supervisor Judy Combs and 4th district Sonoma County Supervisor James Gore on the tragedy and relief efforts.

Listen at:  https://kpfa.org/program/flashpoints/

 

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 0

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Flashpoints

Image result for puerto rico hurricaneToday on Flashpoints: a special report-back on free and fair elections in Venezuela and what comes next for the country that Trump would like to invade: And we’ll feature and in-depth update on the situation in Puerto Rico as the Governor of the US colony meets with Trump in Washington D.C. today.

Listen here:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=271164

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 0

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: We continue our live broadcast from the Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa.  We’ll be joined by Santa Rosa City Councilwoman Julie Combs and more.

https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=271162

 

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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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