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Archive for April, 2020


Thursday April 16th 2020 0

Posted on April 16, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show As the Coronavirus ravages the globe, it’s seems a perfect time for the Israeli state to expand its already vast surveillance powers. Also as South Dakota is ravaged by multiple outbreaks of Covid19, we’ll got to Sioux Falls to get a report on the impact of hundreds of workers and their families: and we’ll have a follow up on the hundreds of Filipino sailors who are being held captIve on cruise ships off shore in California

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Tuesday April 14th 2020 0

Posted on April 14, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the show: South Dakota governor  launches dangerous clinical trials to test the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, in face of a massive outbreak in South Dakota. Meanwhile 438 workers are infected in one South Dakota plant.

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Monday April 13th 2020 0

Posted on April 13, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the show: Homeland security pepper sprays undocumented prisoners who resist potentially deadly exposures to COVID-19. Also, voting during a pandemic. Wisconsin in the aftermath And a critical care bailoutfor mainstreet in the face of COVID-19

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Friday April 10th 2020 0

Posted on April 10, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the show: We’’ll take a look at what’s happening in Seattle, where the pandemic first struck home. We’ll talk to an epidemiologist and environmental engineer about where we are on the testing front and why it needs to be ramped up. Terrified atomic workers warn that the COVID-19 pandemic may threaten nuclear reactor disaster. Will Jim Crow republicans use the pandemic to pump up their fake voter fraud campaign? And as the world economy grinds to a halt, the U.S. war machine churns on

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Thursday April 9th 2020 0

Posted on April 09, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Are the crew members of the Grand Princess who are demanding COVID-19 tests, being held captive as the cruise ship remains docked in San Francisco? Also we’ll talk to a Yemen-American epidemiologist about the what’s happening in her homeland, where people are facing off with the COVID-19 pandemic, in the middle of a vicious war, a cholera epidemic, and famine. And Emmy Award Filmmaker John Pilger reports on the Pandemic from Sidney, Australia

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Wednesday April 8th 2020 0

Posted on April 08, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: A new national study asserts that 7.3 Million people are Likely to lose health coverage by June 30. Also, The California Domestic Workers Coalition kick-off a statewide campaign to pass  the Health and Safety for All Workers Act , a bill to end the exclusion of domestic workers from CAL/OSHA. Vote and die in Wisconsin and Bernie Sanders end his campaign for president but not for social change.

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Monday April 6th 2020 0

Posted on April 06, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The hungry and the homeless fight for their lives in Santa Cruz. And poetry to help you endure the Pandemic. Well feature the awarding-winning poet, Carolyn Forche, reading from her powerful ew book of poems, In the Lateness of the World, the first in 17 yearswell also feature and in-depth conversation about her work and her life as a frontline human rights activist

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Friday April 3rd 2020 0

Posted on April 03, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: The California Domestic Workers Coalition will introduce a new statewide campaign to pass legislation to  end the exclusion of domestic workers from CAL/OSHA.  Also, labor, community groups, and Grand Princess workers raise major safety demands After the death of a Filipino Grand Princess Crew-member. And why is the U.S. sending warships to the shores of Venezuela during a pandemic?

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Thursday April 2nd 2020 0

Posted on April 02, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Nurses in Western PA walk off the job after 42 test positive for COVID-19. Also, California Governor, Gavin Newsom, announces a statewide moratorium on water shutoffs for nonpayment in the midst of the deepening pandemic. And the election crimes bulletin returns with Greg Palast: Will Mail-in voting put millions of minority ballots at risk?

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Wednesday April 1st 2020 0

Posted on April 01, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: We explore a key reason behind the lethal shortage of ventilators. Also, how do you protect yourself against the coronavirus without running water? we’ll look at the plight of farmworkers in the face of the Pandemic. And we’ll get an update on the Virus in the Gaza Strip

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Flashpoints 04-01-20

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