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Tuesday August 31st 2021 0

Posted on August 31, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the show: Colonel Ann Wright on the last days bloody days of the USA’s bloody 20 year occupation Of Afghanistan.  Also, we’ll take a close look at the US involvement in Afghanistan that lead to the useless and bloody occupation. And the big media’s loyalty to permanent war state

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Monday August 30th 2021 0

Posted on August 30, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the show: The USG murders a bunch of civilians, including women and children, as it hightails out of Afghanistan. Also,  International law expert Francis Boyle says “Retaliation is not self-defense under international law, but only more aggression”.  And, we remember the Chicano Moratorium

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Friday August 27th 2021 0

Posted on August 27, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the Show: Root’s Action says no to Rahm Emanuel, former failed Chicago Mayor, as the next Ambassador to Japan; and so do many of those who have lived under Emanuel’s blundering tenure in the windy city: Also, here in Northern California, Sonoma County Immigrants Demand that the local Board of Supervisors advocate for a path To Citizenship. And we’ll speak to the amazing Rhodessa Jones, creator of The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women

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Thursday August 26th 2021 0

Posted on August 26, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: An investigation into decades of the failed policy towards Afghanistan, including a 20 year disastrous occupation, that lead to today’s deadly double bombings.  And we’ll Feature an encore broadcasts of this weeks election crimes bulletin with muck-raking reporter and best-selling author Greg Palast

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Wednesday August 25th 2021 0

Posted on August 25, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: An Insane U.S. plan to spend billions on weaponize space makes defense contractors jump for joy. Award-winning investigative reporter Karl Jensen will fill us in on the story. And we feature a brand new edition of the election crimes bulletin with muck-raking journalist and best-selling author Greg Palast. a seasoned veteran in the battle to protect your vote

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Monday August 23rd 2021 0

Posted on August 23, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: How the 2001 anthrax false flag attacks paved way for Afghanistan and Iraq invasions. Also, the US fears China’s expanded influence after being run out of Afghanistan by the Taliban. And we rebroadcast our interview with Rafia Zakaria/ author, attorney, and human rights activist

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Friday August 20th 2021 0

Posted on August 20, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the Show: We’’ll speak with Nation Writer, Rafia Zakaria, about her article, “White Feminists Wanted to Invade but Afghan Women Never Asked for US Air Strikes:” Also The International Indian Treaty Council moves its headquarters to San Francisco. Well speak to its executive director, Andrea Carmen about the multiple struggles facing the Indigenous nations of North America. And at the gates of San Quentin Prison,  commemorating Black August with a “Remembering George Jackson Arts and Culture Demonstration.” Jackson was a jailed Black Panther Party leader and revolutionary who was assassinated by San Quentin guards fifty years ago.

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Thursday August 19th 2021 0

Posted on August 19, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the Show: The Taliban tighten their grip on power, as tthousands of US support personnel flee to the airport and cram into military transport planes, out of the country. What have the firs tdays under Taliban rule been like and what does  it tell us about what is to come? We’ll feature an on air teach in wity Dr. Zaher Wahab, the leading expert on the political history of Afghanistan

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Wednesday August 18th 2021 0

Posted on August 18, 2021 by Flashpoints


Today on the show: China weighs in on the US’s deeply bungled exit from their 20 year war and occupation of Afghanistan, which China happens share a border with: And we’ll rebroadcast our interview with 91-year old Dolores Huerta, the legendary founder of the United Farmworkers.

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Tuesday August 17th 2021 0

Posted on August 17, 2021 by Flashpoints

3571385538_810d56396a_cToday on the Show: The legendary co-founder of United Farmworkers, Dolores Huerta, joins us to talk about her fight against voter suppression. Also, more deep background on the failed policy of US interventionism in Afghanistan. And retired colonel Ann Wright Makes the case to keep the US Embassy in Kabul open

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