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Monday October 31st 2022 0

Posted on October 31, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: The growing violence in Haiti takes it’s toll on journalists. Flashpoints senior producer Kevin Pina reports on the US sponsored killing fields of Haiti. Also, are Biden’s nuclear policies pouring gas on the flames of a potential nuclear conflagration.

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Tuesday October 25th 2022 0

Posted on October 25, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: An update and deep background on the ongoing federal trial of the extreme right-wing group, Oath Keepers, and their role in Trump’s attempt to overthrow the last presidential election. Who is Elmer Stewart Rhodes the III and will he and his crew be facing some serious time? Also our weekly segment, Foodfight, on Hunger and houselessness in America with Food Not Bombs Founder Keith McHenry. And we’ll hear about a major international protest to save the life of political prisoner and globally known political commentator, Mumia Abu Jamal

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Monday October 24th 2022 0

Posted on October 24, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: How close is the world to a major nuclear conflagration? Patrick Mazza is tracking the world’s potential dissent in to global hell. Also Greg Palast returns with our weekly edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin. And Dr. Jonathan Kuttab, co-founder of Nonviolence International is in the Bay Area to talk about human rights in the Middle East and occupied Palestine

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Friday October 21st 2022 0

Posted on October 21, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The National Day-Laborer Organizing Network also known as NDLON, on the march for the rights of day laborers. Also, the battle to save City College of San Francisco from being gobbled up by corporate interests in a city greedy for high-end real estate

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Thursday October 20th 2022 0

Posted on October 20, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: The most expansive online directory of information on the assassination of President John F Kennedy has sued by the Biden administration and the National Archives in an attempt to force the government release all documents relating to the assassination in 1963. Also, more fighting and arrests around the Nuke power plant at Chernobyl.  And the battle for human rights at the US Mexico border continues

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Wednesday October 19th 2022 0

Posted on October 19, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: The Democrats turn their backs on Tim Ryan in Ohio. Also We continue our drumbeat reporting on The front-line battle for human rights at the US Mexico border. And Greg Palast is here in the Bay Area as his film Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman opens at the historic Grandlake Theater in Oakland

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Tuesday October 18th 2022 0

Posted on October 18, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show, We’ll speak to Flashpoints contributor, Franz Jerome about US plans for a so-called humanitarian intervention to save Haiti. Also, BanKillerDrones.org begs U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres to call on all sides in the Ukraine War to immediately stop using weaponized drones. And later we’ll rebroadcast this weeks edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin

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Monday October 17th 2022 0

Posted on October 17, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: The front-line battle for human rights at the US Mexico border. The border region flooded by Venezuelans fleeing the hardships of the US embargo. Also on a special extended edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin with reporter/filmmaker, Greg Palast we’ll be joined by celebrated civil rights attorney, CK Hoffler, chair of the National Board of the Rainbow-Push Coalition. She Represented Black Voters Matter and Greg in key voting rights litigation.. And of course greg is here as his film Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman opens across the country, and here in the bay area this Wednesday

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Thursday October 13th 2022 0

Posted on October 13, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: A special extended edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin. What does it feel like to have your vote stolen by white supremacists  after risking your life for your country? Army Major Gamaliel Turner shares his story. Also, what is it like to risk your life photographing the organized extreme right? We’ll be joined by Zack Roberts, frontline reporter for Greg Palast  and a contributor to Greg Palast’s new film: Vigilante, Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman

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Wednesday October 12th 2022 0

Posted on October 12, 2022 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: Protesting the growing possibilities of a major nuclear conflagration. We’ll speak with author and Roots Action founder, Norman Solomon. Solomon joined a picket line today at Senator Diane Fienstein’s office, one of more than 40 protests taking place on the same day around the country as part of a growing campaign to defuse nuclear war. Also poets Aya de Leon and John Curl give us a preview of their upcoming performances at Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival.

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Flashpoints 10-12-22

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