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Tuesday October 3rd 2017 0

Posted on October 03, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Pro-whistle-blower activists defend N.S.A.
whistle-blower, Reality Leigh Winner, against what they claim is an
overzealous prosecution. We’ll speak to Winner’s mom, Billy Winner
Davis about her daughters imprisonment without bail, as well as with
an activist who has founded the group Stand with Reality to call
attention to Winner’s Plight and support her fight against charges
that she committed Espionage.  And remembering the Braceros: A new
exhibition honoring the life and times of the farmworkers who were
brought to the US from Mexico in the 40’s and 50’s to do farm labor,
and often times abused for the opportunity

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Monday October 2nd 2017 0

Posted on October 02, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Puerto Rico in ruins, Trump blames the victims
for their own plight and lets loose with a flood of negative tweets
blaming the mayor of San Juan for the deadly breakdown. Puerto Rican
Jewish feminist writer and activist Aurora Levins Morales and noted
Puerto Rican Poet and essayist, Martin Espada, respond to Trump’s
troubling resposne.

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Thursday Spetmeber 28th 2017 0

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We bring you updates on Korea & Mexico City. Also, we feature a discussion on the ongoing battle for the so called Korean “Comfort Women” and local and global struggles to have the Japanese government acknoledge and apologize for the cruelest and most deadly program of mas sex trafficking in modern history.

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Wednesday September 27th 2017 0

Posted on September 27, 2017 by Flashpoints

1332149_300x300Today on Flashpoints, Emmy award Winning filmmaker, John Pilger shreds
Ken Burn’s Nationalistic recasting of The Viet Nam War: And we’ll
feature excerpts from Pilger’s powerful new Film, The Coming War on
China

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Tuesday September 26th 2017 0

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, Unmasking the corporate media on its biggest lie
of all: The ethnic cleansing of Palestine by the Zionist state of
Israel: We’ll share more excerpts from the new hard-hitting
documentary the Occupation of the American Mind. And Murder under the
Fig Tree, A new Palestine Mystery by Kate Jessica Raphael

Flashpoints 09-26-17

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Thursday September 21st 2017 0

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints:  Puerto Rico absolutely devistated by hurricane Maria, with a total power outage and no end to the suffering in sight. We’ll speak to Aurora Levins-Morales, about the devistation. We’ll also feature sounds from the documentary “The Occupation of The American Mind”.

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Wednesday September 20th 2017 0

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We bring you another update from the ground in Mexico City. And, excerpts of a documentary film, The Great White Hoax, narrated by Tim Wise

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Tuesday September 19th 2017 0

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We feature a live report on the ground in Mexico City after another being hit by another powerful earthquake today. Also an update on the Koreas after Trump threatens to blow it out of the water. And Greg Palast joins us for another edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin.

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Monday September 18th 2017 0

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints:Activists and filmmakers fighting to save the environment. We’ll speak with Kevin White & Stephan Most about their forthcoming project, Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests & The Future and more.

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Thursday September 14th 2017 0

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We feature sound from a documentary film, part of a multi film series on Paul Robeson.

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    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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