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Wednesday September 9th 2020 0

Posted on September 09, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Crackdowns and expulsions of Chinese academics and others as a part of Trump’s racist campaign to blame the Chinese for the US’s profound failure to deal effectively with the virus. Also Desert One, a new documentary about the failed attempt to rescue the US Hostages taken by Iran: And San Francisco’s  Mission District facing hard times in the age of covid.

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Tuesday September 8th 2020 0

Posted on September 08, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The estate of Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez presses ahead with a 19 million dollar lawsuit against the Tucson Police Department, as a result of the brutal in-custody death of Ingram-Lopez:  Also Activists in San Francisco’s East Bay continue their hunger strike against police brutality and a newly hired killer cop. 

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Friday September 4th 2020 0

Posted on September 04, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A Tucson, bag over the head, police killing just like the one in Rochester: A long time Tucson human rights activists speaks out about the police in-custody kill of a young Latino dad, and continuing attempts by Police chief Chris Magus/formerly from Richmond, to silence community outrage about the police violence. Also activists in San Francisco’s East Bay speak out and hunger strike to call attention to violent cops.

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September 3rd 2020 0

Posted on September 03, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The Election Crimes Bulletin returns with Greg Palast. On the crimes bulletin today, The ACLU of Georgia releases the Palast investigative fund report. The state likely removed nearly 200,000 citizens from the voter rolls who never moved. This ongoing battle could decide the 2020 election. Also Biden in Kenosha, while the swing-state of Wisconsin hangs in the balance: we’ll get a special report about an upsurge in support for progressive candidates, and much more

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Wednesday September 2nd 2020 0

Posted on September 02, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Fighting wage theft against America’s most vulnerable workers. We’ll feature a troubling new report from Rutgers Center for Innovation in Workers Organizations. And we’ll report on a virtual rally that was held to create a “San Francisco Domestic Work Dignity Council” to bring together domestic workers, employers, and others to improve standards in the domestic work industry. And we rebroadcast our recent interview on Beirut after the massive explosion that laid waste to large chunks of the port and the city

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Tuesday September 1st 2020 0

Posted on September 01, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Farmworkers on the Frontlines, caught between the fires and covid19. We’ll speak to UFW President Teresa Romano: Also fighting pesticide exposures in Monterey California: And the US war on China and chinese interests continues unabated

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Monday August 31st 2020 0

Posted on August 31, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Flashpoints Chris Ott, Executive Director of the ACLU of Wisconsin tells us why the internationally celebrated legal rights group has called for the immediate resignation of  both Kenosha Sheriff, David Beth and Police Chief Daniel Miskinis. Also a local activist catches Sheriff Beth in a Big Lie. We’ll feature a report from our special correspondent in Portland in the aftermath of the protest and clashes over the weekend that included gunfire and the killing of an apparent right wing trump supporter: and we’ll also be joined by Kevin Alexander, long time civil rights activist, former adviser to Jesse Jackson and noted author of Killing Trayvons: An anthology of American Violence.

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Friday August 28th 2020 0

Posted on August 28, 2020 by Flashpoints

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Today on FlasshpointsL A LIVE special edition of The Election Crimes Bulletin, with best selling author and investigative reporter, Greg Palast.

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Wednesday August 26th 2020 0

Posted on August 26, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A 17 year old white supremacist is arrested today and is being held on murder charges by authorities in Illinois. Several videos that have gone viral, not only show the real time murders but show police apparently encouraging the armed 17 year old, to take action. We’ll also have an in-depth report from Beirut three weeks after the massive exploding that killed and wounded over six thosand people, and displaced tens of thousands more..

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Tuesday August 25th 2020 0

Posted on August 25, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The Family, and attorneys for 29 year old Jacob Blake–shot in the back by police 7 times at close range in front of his three children–speak out: Also the fight to save the US Post Office in time for the 2020 elections.

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    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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