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Monday April 2nd 2018 0

Posted on April 02, 2018 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Today on Flashpoints: Slaughter in Palestine: We’ll devote the entire hour to Israel’s latest massacre in their ongoing US supported ethinic cleansing of Palestine. We’ll speak Palestinian human rights attorney, Diana Buttu. Later in the show we’ll feature a sound collage from a protest in San Francisco this weekend to the latest Zionist slaughter.

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Tuesday March 27th 2018 0

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Flashpoints

VijayprashadToday on Flashpoints: Author, editor, visionary, Vijay Prashad joins us. Also, Berkeley Poet Laurate, Raphael Jesus Gonzalez will pay us a visit and read a poem or two and we’ll feature a radio mini-doc with voices and sounds from this weekend’s San Francisco March against out of control gun violence

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Monday March 26th 2018 0

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Former UK Ambassador questions the details of the recent poising of former Russian spies in Great Britain and apparently become the butt of a major cyber warfare attack as a result of his opposition position. Meanwhile, the US and 20 other nations have expelled Russian officials, blaming Russia for the poisonings

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Thursday March 22nd 2018 0

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Growing grassroots resistance to Operation: Urban Shield. Also, 15 years after the illegal war against Iraq. And, the big story driving the Cambridge/Analytica Facebook scandal.

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Wednesday March 21st 2018 0

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Will the US congress confirm a new pro torture CIA director? Also, new legislation to protect undocumented domestic workers. And “Empire On Blood” and the case of African-American prisoner, Calvin Buari, released today from prison after 22 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.

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Tuesday March 20th 2018 0

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: General Colin Powell’s 50 years of mass murder from My Lai to Baghdad. Also, a report on the untold story of My Lai, how and why the official investigation covered up General Westmoreland’s responsibility. And will the spineless US congress cut off aid to the Saudid in their ongoing slaughter in Yemen?

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Monday March 19th 2018 0

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we return to Haiti and the situation there as thousands are reportedly seeking ways to flee the country as a government corruption scandal grows over billions of dollars missing from the Venezuela sponsored PetroCaribe program. Poverty and illiteracy rates are reported to actually be on the rise as Haiti’s economy shrinks and remittances from family and friends now account for nearly 40% of the island nation’s GDP. Then we talk with author and scholar Matthew Alford about his recent book: National Security Cinema: The Shocking New Evidence of Government Control in Hollywood.

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Thursday March 15th 2018 0

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Flashpoints

Colonel_Wright-510x340Today on Flashpoints: 50 years after the My Lai massacre. We’ll speak to Colonel Ann Right in Vietnam at the memorial. Also the latest edition of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows-Friedman. And an encore broadcast of our interview on the cultural success of the the award winning film, Coco.

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Wednesday March 14th 2018 0

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Flashpoints

25495940247_fbf1a05aa9_bToday on Flashpoints: Kids in the streets speaking out against guns. Also, the aerospace industry poised to expand their profits big time by the creation of a new “Space Force”. We’ll also speak to an activist whose on a 30 day hunger strike to protest a corporate welfare bill for General Dynamics in Maine. And the Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin returns with Greg Palast.

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Tuesday March 13th 2018 0

Posted on March 13, 2018 by Flashpoints

10966915255_681af06fbc_bToday on Flashpoints: A new Secretary of State, A new pro-torture director of Central intelligence. And the House intelligence committee says no Trump collusion with Russia and closes up shop. And how Disney/Pixar made “Coco” into an  Oscar winning animated film, that has been embraced by  the Mexican-American Community as well as a hit in Mexico

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    We're searching for great new music produced by independent musicians and members of our global audience, so that we can be as non-corporate and copyright-free as possible. All genres -- from blues to electronica to world beats -- welcome!

    We like smart, political and well-produced music -- and are especially in search of possible new theme instrumentals. Please send it to Flashpoints, c/o KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, or email your Mp3s at flashpointsproducer@gmail.com with full descriptions and credits.



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