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Tuesday January 22nd 2019 0

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints we continue our coverage of the teachers strike in LA with an interview with professor and  educational policy analyst, Diane Ravitch. Later we’ll feature an encore broadcast of more from our education series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century, with host and producer, Ken Yale.

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Thursday January 17th 2019 0

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoinrs: Will Pope Francis be forced to step down as a result of continuing revelations about his role in the cover-up of priest/child molestation in the US and around the world. Also Professor Isabel Nunez director of Purdues School of Education cheers on the striking teachers in Los Aneles and part three of our 15 part series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century.  

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Wednesday January 16th 2019 0

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’re proud to present an encore broadcast of our multi part series, The Battle For Public Education in The 21st Century, with host Ken Yale, Produced by Ken Yale and the Flashpoints team. Today we feature Parts 1-3. 

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Tuesday January 15th 2019 0

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to pulitzer prize winning author, David Cay Johnston about a New England energy rip off of over 2.5 billion Dollars. And the role the court is playing in sustaining the rip off. Also, is Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr. conflicted by the fact that as former attorney general under Bush 1, he recommended and executed the pardons of the key Iran Contra criminals

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Monday January 14th 2019 0

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Teachers go on strike in Los Angles, and threaten to in Oakland and other parts of the country. We’ll ask a long time teacher and union organizer why: Also we’ll rebroadcast our recent interview with Emmy award Winning Filmmaker, John Pilger on the state of corporate journalism and also on the persecution of Journalist/Publisher Julian Assange

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Thursday January 10th 2019 0

Posted on January 10, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Today on Flashpoints: Scrutinizing Trump, Pelosi & Schumer on border politics, and why not a cent more should be spent on border security. Also, we’ll speak to season labor reporter and photographer, David Bacon, about how the workers ran their own strike and beat the mammoth Marriott chain. And we will hear about major actions teachers in California will be taking over the weekend.

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Wednesday January 9th 2019 0

Posted on January 09, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an in depth update on the expanding Israeli ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Also, we examine and evaluate the recent prison reform efforts by the Trump administration, in conjunction with CNN’s Van Jones. Later, former CIA analyst, Ray McGovern, says there is still no evidence that Russian government operatives colluded to elect Trump.

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Flashpoints 01-09-19

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Tuesday January 8th 2019 0

Posted on January 08, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: What can be done to break the strong hold old school corporate Democrats have on the party? Also, Trump goes to the border draming and screaming about his 5 billion dollar wall. The Biggz Beat returns with a few short bursts to get you started thinking in the new year.

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Monday January 7th 2019 0

Posted on January 07, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: A deep look at the Kurds and what’s going on in Syria..Also the latest action taken to protect Israel’s apartheid state. Also an update on the nightmare at the US/Mexico border,

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Thursday January 3rd 2019 0

Posted on January 03, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: An extended interview with Emmy award winning filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger Also, feeding the hungry and homeless in America: An interview with Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry.  

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Flashpoints 01-03-18

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