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Thursday April 30th 2020 0

Posted on April 30, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Teresa Romero, President of the United Farm Workers talks about the  multiple struggles the farmworkers face as the covid19 death tolls breaks 62 thousand with over a million testing positive for the killer virus. Also, immigrants and their allies caravan to Sacramento CA to pressure lawmakers for COVID 19 safety nets. Later, we’ll feature  our regular segment, Food fight

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Wednesday April 29th 2020 0

Posted on April 29, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Undocumented Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, speaks out on how undocumented immigrants are being left out of the recovery.  Also Missouri pork plant workers sue pork giant Smithfield Foods for failing to protect them from the Coronavirus infections. We’ll get an update on the treatment of undocumented day laborers. And activists turn up the heat in their push to release prisoners from Santa Rita jail, in Alameda Country California to avoid an major outbreak of Covid19

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Tuesday April 28th 2020 0

Posted on April 28, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Billionaire Bonanza 2020! Wealth windfalls, tumbling taxes, and the pandemic profiteers. Also w’ell get a medical  update on the battle against covid19. Where we are now, and what we didn’t know 3 months ago about the Novel Cororna virus. And, are  police discriminating against people of color during the pandemic

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Monday April 27th 2020 0

Posted on April 27, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A former San Francisco Superior-Court Judge speaks out about the upsurge in China bashing in response to covid19. Also, more n the struggle for the rights of the day laboroers in the age of the pandemic. And more outrageous racism from the Secretary of Education.

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Friday April 24th 2020 0

Posted on April 24, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Did this virus come from a lab? Maybe not, says investigative reporter, Sam Husseini, in a new article in Salon.com, but it exposes the threat of a bio-warfare arms race. Also, dying to vote. We’ll have a special report from Wisconsin, on the growing number of voters who claim they are positive for COVID19, as a result of state court and Supreme court actions to force the vote in the middle of a pandemic. Also, right wing pro-gun protesters hitting the streets against stay in home orders.

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Friday April 23rd 2020 0

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show:A pandemic breakdown in the global economy. Also, a sobering look at the environment, dangerous nukes, and fracking. And the bailout of the airline industry so they can crisscross with empty planes. And an update on feeding the houseless with Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs.

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Wednesday April 22nd 2020 0

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Feeding the folks who do the hardest work in this country, but will see none of the aid from the pandemic bailout. Also our weekly Election Crimes Bulletin with Greg Palast. And treasured Bay Area poet, Jack Foley, joins us for a mini reading for National Poetry Month.

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Flashpoints 04-22-20

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Tuesday April 21st 2020 0

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We take a look at what’s inside the latest recovery bill. Also, Trump is trying to block recipients from getting their fair share under the full cares act. And an update from Standing Rock, with Chase Iron Eyes,

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Monday April 20th 2020 0

Posted on April 20, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Navajos devastated by the pandemic with more and more dying in isolation at home with little help on the way. Also Haitians lied to and abandoned by their government. And refugees and undocumented people go on life and death hunger strike at the Otay Mesa Ice jail in Southern Cal

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Friday April 17th 2020 0

Posted on April 17, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The Threat of the U.S. Government Driven Biowarfare Arms Race.
This Pandemic may or may not have come out of a lab, but there’s a good chance the next one will. Also, we’ll have a report about how federal agencies are doing little about the rise in anti-Asian hate, in response to the pandemic. And the Election Crimes bulletin returns: How Donald Trump stole the 2020 presidential election in 2018,’

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Flashpoints 04-17-20

 

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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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