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Thursday November 29th 2012 0

Posted on November 29, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approves a resolution on Thursday to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s observer status to “non-member state”. We’ll talk to a key legal adviser to the Palestinians about the implications of General Assembly’s actions. Also U.S. Nuclear reactors on the hair trigger for another Fukushima. And anti-Stop-Frisk activists back in court in New York City.

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Flashpoints 11-29-12

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Wednesday November 28th 2012 0

Posted on November 28, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today On Flashpoints: A Special Report on last week’s deadly sweat shop fire in Bangladesh. Also the battle for people’s democracy in Egypt continues. And a background interview on the so-called Fiscal Cliff with noted Economist James Galbraith.

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Flashpoints 11-28-12

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Tuesday November 27th 2012 0

Posted on November 27, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We proudly broadcast a speech given by Israeli historian and activist Professor Ilan Pappe.
This speech given back in September  and was given at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne Australia. It’s titled Palestine/Israel: A new paradigm. First you’ll hear an introduction was given by Dr. Patrick Wolf. After this speech, you’ll hear a q&a session.

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Flashpoints 11-27-12

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Wednesday November 21st 2012 0

Posted on November 21, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Gazans begin the clean up after days of devastating Israeli bombing across the Gaza Strip. We’ll be joined by Barbara Lubin and Ziad Abbas of the Bay-Area based Middle East Children’s Alliance. We’ll get some deep background on the US/Israeli Agenda from V.J. Prashad. Also, Kathy Kelly and members of the Voices for Creative Non-Violence head for Gaza to pitch in for the clean up. And we’ll have a commentary from our Own Miguel Gavilan Molina.

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Flashpoints 11-21-12

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Tuesday November 20th 2012 0

Posted on November 20, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Despite talk of a cease fire, Israel intensifies it’s attack on the Gaza Strip, killing and wounding dozens of Palestinian civilians. We’ll have a series of live reports from the ground in Gaza. Also Phyllis Bennis on origins of the the latest so called flare ups. And we’ll feature an encore broadcast of our interview from yesterday with Emmy award-winning filmmaker, John Pilger.

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Flashpoints 11-20-12

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Monday November 19th 2012 0

Posted on November 19, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today On Flashpoints: We’ll feature a live report from Gaza on the ongoing Israeli carpet-bombing there. We’ll also feature an in depth interview with Emmy award-winning filmmaker, John Pilger on the Gaza attacks. And we’ll have a live report on a protest against the Israeli attacks unfolding at this hour as we go to air

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Flashpoints 11-19-12

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Monday November 12th 2012 0

Posted on November 13, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We continue our drum-beat reporting on the post storm devastation that continues to wreck havoc in New York City, Long Island and New Jersey. We’ll speak to an advocate for the disabled, many of whom are still stuck in high rises in Queens and Manhattan, or displaced in homeless shelters, without the proper care and medications. We’ll have an update on the damage that crippled Pacifica Sister station WBAI on Wall Street. Also, we’ll have our regular weekly feature on Occupied Palestine, with Nora Barrows Friedman, and a post election reflection from Youth Radio.

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Flashpoints 11-12-12

 

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Friday November 9th 2012 0

Posted on November 09, 2012 by Flashpoints

TODAY ON FLASHPOINTS: A large swath of the New York metropolitan  still paralyzed by major storm damage. Thousands of stranded shut-ins, disabled older folks  and young children still facing major dangers. Meanwhile, tempers flare at the gas pumps, as rationing is imposed in New York and New Jersey. We’ll spend most of the show on the on-going east coast disaster. Also a respected civil rights group calls for a federal investigation into massive voting irregularities in Arizona, where 459,000 early ballots remain uncounted and 172,000 provisional ballots are yet to be verified.

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Flashpoints 11-09-12

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Thursday November 8th 2012 0

Posted on November 08, 2012 by Flashpoints

We speak with satirist/OWS activist and soon to be Mayoral Candidate Randy Credico. The Biggz Beat returns wit his post election thoughts. And we play an encore broadcast of our weekly podcast with Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada.

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Flashpoints 11-08-12

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Wednesday November 7th 2012 0

Posted on November 07, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: What will the Obama victory mean for the burgeoning Latino/Chicano civil and worker rights movement? We’ll feature an in depth post mortem on how a massive influx of corporate cash doomed Prop 37, which called for the labeling of most all GMO foods. Residents of Colorado and Washington make history on Election Day by voting to legalize the adult use of marijuana. And Flashpoints resident satirist, Randy Credico invokes several former presidents to get their feedback on yesterday’s reelection of Obama.

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Flashpoints 11-07-12

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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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