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Wednesday February 28th 2018 0

Posted on February 28, 2018 by Flashpoints

GregPalastToday on Flashpoints: The Election Crimes Bulletin returns for a new season of intrigue and uncovering election thievery with best selling author and filmmaker, Greg Palast.

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Tuesday February 27th 2018 0

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Flashpoints

indexToday on Flashpoints: We continue our coverage of the attacks on Unions and Unionism at the Supreme Court. We’ll speak to a constitutional expert, who was at the court yesterday, and with the president of the largest faculty union in the country–the California Faculty Association–with 28,000 members. And we’ll present the latest edition of the electronic Intifada hosted by Nora Barrow Friedman

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Monday February 26th 2018 0

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Flashpoints

MV5BYTg3MWE2MDUtMjhhMS00YzEzLTg2MjEtMTI0NzMzN2FlZDRkXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjU4MDUyNA@@._V1_SY1000_SX750_AL_Today on Flashpoints: Unions under attack at The Supreme Court! We’ll speak to the National Bargaining Director for National Nurses United. Also, Trumping Democracy: a powerful new documentary by Thomas Huchon.

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Thursday February 22nd 2018 0

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Flashpoints

richard-wolff-in-berkeley-1Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature a brand new speech by radical economist and Pacifica Radio host, Richard Wolff.

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Wednesday February 21st 2018 0

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Flashpoints

Daniel-Ellsberg-in-Berkeley-NEW-VENUE.2018Today on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to legendary Pentagon Papers whistle blower, Daniel Ellsberg and his troubling new book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner.

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Tuesday February 20th 2018 0

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Flashpoints

P1020438Today on Flashpoints: We revisit the latest mass school shooting in Florida with a cose eye to the relationship between in school military training programs, and the upsurge in school shootings. Also, Oliver Stone remembers Robert Parry. And we’ll have a preview of Tomorrow’s live coverage as the supporters of the Comfort Women Memorial go head to head with the Japanese leadership

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Thursday February 15th 2018 0

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Flashpoints

Automatic_weapons_at_gun_range,_Las_VegasToday on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to yesterday’s mass shooting in Florida. We’ll speak with former FBI special agent and whistleblower, Colleen Rowley. Also, Indigenous author, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, about the shooting in the context of a newly released book of hers, Loaded: A Disarming History of The Second Amendment. And we’ll be joined by anti war/anti gun violence activist, David Swanson.

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Wednesday February 14th 2018 0

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Flashpoints

KDL-PortraitToday on Flashpoints: We feature an exclusive freewheeling interview with California Senate President Pro Tem, Kevin De Leon. Also, an encore boradcast of our mini documentary recorded at the recent Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award ceremony.

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Tuesday February 13th 2018 0

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Flashpoints

hqdefaultToday on Flashpoints: Who has the power to make war for America? Today we feature a mini teach in on the US war powers and the imperial presidency with author, activist Professor Francis Boyle. Also, Julian Assange faces a setback from a Britian court regarding his freedom and safety.

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Monday February 12th 2018 0

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Flashpoints

2000px-PyeongChang_2018_Winter_Olympics.svgToday on Flashpoints: Big time politics at the Winter Olympics. Also, will the congress and the president agree on humane immigration reform or will the dreamers remain Washington’s political football through the 2018 election cycle? And pushing back against ICE in San Francisco’s Mission District and remembering Police shooting victim, Alex Nieto.

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