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Thursday March 30th 2017 0

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Flashpoints

BDS_Movement_logoToday on Flashpoints: Israeli officials launch a frontal attack
against people who support the BDS movement. We’ll speak to professor Marjorie Cohn on how this blowback includes the recent jailing of of the Palestinian leader of the BDS movement, Oman Barghouti. Also we’ll be joined in studio by Silvio Carrillo, the nephew of slain Honduran indigenous human rights leader, Berta Caceres. And  Miguel Gavilan Molina reports from Sacramento on the ongoing cannabis revolution. And Public Banks are on the agenda to deal with the cash flow

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Wednesday March 29th 2017 0

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Flashpoints

trump-putin-pointToday on Flashpoints: The new Russophobia that threatens to derail any
chance of a crucial  détente with the Russians. Also, TrumpCare dies,
XL flies and the secret winner is? Greg Palest will answer that
Question with a few questions of his own, as the best selling author
and filmmmaker joins us for another episode of the Flashpoints
post-election crimes bulletin. And we will replay our interview with a
leading California legislator who is calling for expanded funding for
legal protection of Undocumented people facing deportation.

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Tuesday March 28th 2017 0

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Flashpoints

51kYOw8lMwL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Today on Flashpoints: Trump’s ambassador to the UN, Nikki Halley,
blows off nuke proliferation talks, risking triggering a new nuclear
arms race in the 21st century?. Also what do the doctors to when ICE or
DHL shows up at the clinic demanding documents and ID history on all
your patients. And we speak to the creators of the The Torture Report,
a non-fiction adaptation of the 2014 Senate torture report released
today by Nation Books.

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Monday March 27th 2017 0

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Flashpoints

trump-obamacareToday on Flashpoints: Will the Trump administration deliberately and
actively sabotage Obamacare for millions of Americans? Also. will
Bernie Sanders Introduce Medicare for all, or just for some? We’ll ask
Corporate Crime Report Editor Russell Mokhiber that question. And the city of Oakland considers public banking; we’ll talk to an expert
advocate and a local activist, who has been fighting for a public bank
for years.

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Thursday March 23rd 2017 0

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Flashpoints

Womens-History-Month-300x153Today on Flashpoints: We continue to celebrate International Women’s
Month by re-playing excerpts of a pair of powerful speeches given by 2
inspired women we cherish here at Flashpoints. Palestinian Human
Rights attorney and activist, Noura Erakat and also Roxanne Dunbar
Ortiz discussing her moving book “All the Real Indians Died Off: And
20 Other Myths About Native Americans.”

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Wednesday March 22nd 2017 0

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Flashpoints

fbi_wiretapping_AP_GraphicsToday on Flashpoints: Is Saudi Arabia using starvation as a weapon of war Against Yemen? Also A former high level FBI whistle blower says Trump is vindicated on his claims of being surveilled by the previous administration. And a leading California legislator calls for expanded funding to guarantee legal protection in California for Undocumented people facing deportation

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Tuesday March 21st 2017 0

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Flashpoints

aristideToday on Flashpoints: Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide
narrowly escapes an assassination attempt that leaves two wounded.
We’ll take a close look at what happened and who may have been on the
trigger-side of the barrel gunning for Aristide. And it looks like war
and more war for the US as the neocons have their way with Trump on
foreign policy.

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Monday March 20th 2017 0

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Flashpoints

GregPalastCongress investigates claims of Trump/Putin US election theft, and Trump claims that Obama bugged Trump Tower. Greg Palast returns with more on that. Also, we’ll speak to investigative economist, James Henry, about the deep sewer of Trump’s shady finances. And The Electronic Intifada returns with host and producer, Nora Barrows-Friedman.

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Thursday March 16th 2017 0

Posted on March 16, 2017 by Flashpoints

single-payer-now-cc-955pxToday on Flashpoints: Trump confronted on Trumpcare at his Nashville
campaign style rally. Also The Biggz beat returns with some more
biting commentaries from the frontlines of everyday life. And we’ll
replay our in-depth interview with Vijay Prashad, about the dangerous
anti-Arab “Atmosphere” created by the Trump Travel Ban.

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Wednesday March 15th 2017 0

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Flashpoints

20160907T360121158532Today on Flashpoints: Dancing for freedom and against occupation. We’ll
speak to the young members of this Shoruq Dance Troupe—teenage dancers
from the Deheishe Refugge Camp in the occupied West Bank of Palestine.
And will have an in-depth interview on Trump’s new racist travel ban
do to got into effect at midnight tonight

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