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Thursday June 4th 2020 0

Posted on June 04, 2020 by Flashpoints

On today’s show: Ahmaud Aubrey’s killers go to court a midst the allegations of racial slurs uttered during the on-camera murder. Also Al Sharpton and members of George Floyd’s family memroialze him in a nationally broadcast service

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Flashpoints 06-04-20

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Wednesday June 3rd 2020 0

Posted on June 03, 2020 by Flashpoints

On today’s show: We continue our series on police violence against Native Americans in the Twin Cities and around the country. Also a brand new edition of Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin, featuring muckraking reporter greg palast. And Ben Crump, the lawyer for George Floyd speaks out About the murder and issues a clarion call for national  action against police violence.

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Flashpoints 06-03-20

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June 3rd 2020 0

Posted on June 02, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The cold killer cop who strangled the life out of George Floyd was also part of the shooting squad of cops that gunned down a native american man in 2006. We’ll look at police violence against Native Americans in the Twin Cities, Also, we’ll get the first of series of reports from citizen live streamers on the protests happening all over the country. Today we focus on DC and Trumps troops: And we’ll look at the battle to free prisoners who are at  grave risk for contracting  covid19

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Flashpoints 06-02-20

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Monday June 1st 2020 0

Posted on June 01, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll analyze and reflect on the weekends massive national protests against racist police violence in response to the choke-hold murder of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police office on May 25. Unbelievable scenes of massive protests rocked over 20 cities including the capital Washington DC where streets burned this weekend and at one point the White House went dark as Trump was forced into a secure bunker. While much of the weekends protests appeared sporadic, a few specific symbols such as the former slave market in Fayetteville North Carolina and the headquarters of the Daughters of the Confederacy were set ablaze by angry protesters who vowed to keep up the pressure

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Flashpoints 06-01-20

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Friday May 29th 2020 0

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We’ll talk to the president of the Georgia NAACP about the latest unchecked chain of  police murders of black people, and how local prosecutor often times cover them up. Also a new poem by the award winning, Latino Bard, Martin Espada

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Flashpoints 05-29-20

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Thursday May 28th 2020 0

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Today we’ll spend most of the hour with human rights activist, Kevin Alexander Gray, author of Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence:

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Flashpoints 05-28-20

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Wednesday May 27th 2020 0

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: A special edition of the Electronic Intifada as Israel still evades accountability for their Mavi Marmara massacre, 10 years after it took place.

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Flashpoints 05-27-20

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Tuesday May 26th 2020 0

Posted on May 26, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Are disaster capitalists weaponizing COVID-19 in the battle to privatize public education? Also we’ll look at the deadly implications of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s possibly illegal decision to funnel US weapons to Saudis to support and expand their  murderous war against Yemen.

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Flashpoints 05-26-20

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Monday May 25th 2020 0

Posted on May 25, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A sobering assessment of the fight against covid19 on Memorial DAY, as Trump goes golfing and declares the USA open for business. We raise the question:Can we be more like Vietnam? Is this the critical covid-19 question we should be asking? Also Food-fight With Keith McHenry will celebrate Food Not Bombs in its 40th year and we’ll talk about the plight of the homeless in the face of novel corona. And more excerpts from our investigation of the militarization at the US Mexico Border

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Flashpoints 05-25-20

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Friday May 22nd 2020 0

Posted on May 22, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: H-2A visa guest workers facing off with covid 19 and the US Government. Also we remember Earth First activist and Wobbly Organizer, Judi Bari and we’ll took to a tree-sitter up in Humbolt, defending the last of the Redwoods

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Flashpoints 05-22-20

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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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