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Friday April 28th 2023 0

Posted on April 28, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: We welcome again the legendary investigative filmmaker, John Pilger. We’ll talk about China bashing and the fight to free John’s friend, Julian Assange. And A Longtime police-accountability activist and KPFA contributor files suit against the violent cops of the East Bay, here in the Bay Area

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Tuesday April 25th 2023 0

Posted on April 25, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: We continue our series on Chicano Park and the birth of the Chicano movement in LA and the USA:  And We rebroadcast our powerful interview with Andrea Carmen, Executive Director for International Indian Treaty Council, at the united Nations::we focus on the stepped up fight to free Leonard Peltier

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Monday April 24th 2023 0

Posted on April 24, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Progressive Filipino organizations protest U.S. led military exercises in the Philippines and a new agreement to open 4 new US military bases there. Also, Miguel Gavilan-Molina is back from the celebration of the 53rd Chicano Park Day. And Biden readies to announce his new campaign for re-election. Roots/action says, don’t run Joe

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Friday April 21st 2023 0

Posted on April 21, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on show: Greg Palast is back with a new episode of our Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin/ The special council moving his Trump investigation to Atlanta, parallelling the D.A’s. ongoing trump investigation in Atlanta. Also There’s is a catch 22/pitfall in the left insistence of voter machine break-down and break-ins as a form of right-wing voter fraud. And fighting for a free and democratic people’s Peru. We’ll feature an encore broadcast  of last night’s interview with Camilo Peres Bustillo

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Thursday April 20th 2023 0

Posted on April 20, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Andrea Carmen, Executive Director, International Indian Treaty Council, reports on the fight for Indigenous rights and for the life of imprisoned AIM leader Leornad Peltier. Also the battle for a free, people’s Peru. And an update on the deadly border fire, and Mexico’s response.

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Tuesday April 18th 2023 0

Posted on April 18, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: The Fox News defamation case resolved abruptly today, ending a long-running dispute over misinformation in the 2020 election. Also, Germany shuts down it’s last Nuclear [plants and goes nuke free. And a new investigation found that arrests of environmental justice and police accountability activists have been tied to “critical infrastructure” laws, which make nonviolent protest near oil, gas, electrical and other forms of infrastructure a felony and ratchet up the punishment associated with the actions.

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Monday April 17th 2023 0

Posted on April 17, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: We speak with the celebrated playwright and creator of Culture Clash, Richard Montoya  about a powerful new book, Jose Montoya’s Abundant Harvest that features the work of his father, Jose Montoya, artist, poet, and visionary. We’ll also feature an extended report on Palestine with Ziad Abbas and the Middle East Children’s Alliance

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Friday April 14th 2023 0

Posted on April 14, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: We celebrate KPFA’s 74th Birthday with the release of a brand new Book of poems, Notebook 19, by Flashpoints Executive Producer, Dennis J Bernstein. Flashpoints Senior Producer Kevin Pina interviews Bernstein about his new book of poems, and about the role of poetry in the spiritual life of a frontline investigative reporter.

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Thursday April 13th 2023 0

Posted on April 13, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Flashpoints Global Troubadour Francisco Herrera, was in Sacramento California today, fighting for brown worker  and immigrant  rights from the bottom up: Also in her new podcast, “The Brief: Tracking the empire,  Nora Barrows Friedman exposes the latest violence of Israeli occupiers and the growing resistance to the latest israeli Occupation

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Wednesday April 12th 2023 0

Posted on April 12, 2023 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: What do all those leaked pentagon and state department documents have to do with Haiti? Everything says Flashpoints Senior Producer, Kevin Pina. Also do Palestinians have the right to bear arms and fight back against illegal settlers armed or not?

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