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Thursday June 28th 2017 0

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Flashpoints

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAToday on Flashpoints: Lying about Syria’s use of chemical weapons; An
Interview with MIT Professor Emeritus, Theodore Postol. Also,
LibroTraficante fighting the book ban and the racist attacks on Ethnic
Studies in Arizona. And farmworkers again exposed to dangerous
pesticides in Salinas California

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Monday June 26th 2017 0

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Flashpoints

P1020441Today on Flashpoints: A mini-radio documentary on
Director Oliver Stone’s acceptance of  the 2016  Gary Webb Freedom of
the Press Award in Arlington Virginia on June third

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Wednesday June 21st 2017 0

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Flashpoints

artworks-000228577370-1s1u3c-t500x500Today on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to the joys of cooking in Palestine: A special podcast by the Electronic Intifada.

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Tuesday June 20th 2017 0

Posted on June 20, 2017 by Flashpoints

maxresdefaultToday on a special edition of Flashpoints, in collaboration
with WBAI’s On the Fly: we’ll reflect on Julian Assange’s fifth year
in exile with NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake– the first whistleblower
since Daniel Ellsberg to be charged with espionage: and we’ll also be
joined by legendary Journalist and filmmaker, John Pilger

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Monday June 19th 2017 0

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Flashpoints

5671c6c6c361886c518b461dToday on Flashpoints, will Syria’s hot war, and the recent
US bombings their lead us into world war three: Also we replay our
interview with Christine Assange, the mother of Julian Assange on this
the fifth year anniversary of his taking exile in the Ecuadorean

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Thursday June 15th 2017 0

Posted on June 15, 2017 by Flashpoints

thediplomat_2015-03-02_22-17-10-386x253Today on Flashpoints, up first we look at the role US Special forces are playing in the Philippines under the pretext of putting down an ISIS related insurgency by the Maute group in the province of Mindanao. Then we examine a new form of deep ocean mining and the consequences it could on the environment. Next we feature an exclusive interview with Stephen F. Cohen, one of the countrys leading experts on Russia. Finally, we have a special report by Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada about the reasons behind the recent banning of the new Wonder Woman film in Lebanon.

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Tuesday June 13th 2017 0

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Flashpoints


Operation Enduring FreedomToday on Flashpoints,We take a look at the nearly sixteen year US military invasion and occupation of Afghanistan following an admission by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis todaythe United States is “not winning” the war. Then we dig deeper into the so-called Russia-Gate scandal amid continuing allegations of election tampering by the Democrats. Finally we go to Washington where the passage of a bill authorizing a $110 billion dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia is seen as a symbolic victory by organizations opposed to the ongoing slaughter in Yemen.

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Monday June 12th 2017 0

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Flashpoints


5893ee582800002700996976Today on Flashpoints, we revisit the issue at the center of the recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearings where last week fired FBI Director James Comey said he had “no doubt” of the Russians hacking US elections. Then, what the heck are Emoluments and why they might just force President Trump to finally release his tax returns. Finally, we go to Puerto Rico where yesterday’s opposition boycott of a Statehood referendum held voter turnout to less than 25%.

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Thursday June 8th 2017 0

Posted on June 08, 2017 by Flashpoints

RTX2UP0X-1024x698Today on Flashpoints, we feature an exclusive interview with the figure at the center of the so-called Russia-gate hearings as Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein catches up with  none other than Carter Page. Then we take a look at the shadowy Bilderberg group who recently held a series of secret workshops in Chantilly, Virginia. Next we discuss the fallout from Trumps withdrawal from the Paris Accords and why the democrats really aren’t that much better on climate change. Finally we go to London, England where a socialist candidate is running on the Labour ticket against the conservative Tory party

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Wednesday June 7th 2017 0

Posted on June 07, 2017 by Flashpoints

0-2EUUX59zsUP4YxNxToday on Flashpoints, we look at the recent row between Qatar and Saudi Arabia who both stand accused of supporting islamic extremists from Libya to Syria. Also,  we feature a special report by Flashpoints Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina who talks with CA State Senator Kevin De Leon about the legislation he is sponsoring also known as the CA Values Act.

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