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Wednesday February 10th 2021 0

Posted on February 10, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: Multiple migration and tragedies in Mexico at the US/Mexico border. Also, Biden blows off Julian Assange and free speech and presses ahead on US attempts to extradite the founder of Wikileaks. And according to a new poll, voters want Congress to pass the “Wall Street Tax Act,” federal legislation that would promote equity, fairness, and raise revenue through a tax on trades of certain financial instruments.

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Tuesday February 9th 2021 0

Posted on February 09, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: We take a break from the Impeachment trial to bring you poetry. We’re proud to feature a reading from Juan Felipe Herrera and Naomi Shihab Nye, reading from Juan’s new book, Every Day We Get More Illegal,

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Monday February 8th 2021 0

Posted on February 08, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Haiti in turmoil as corrupt government tries to hang on to power after iit’s term has run out. Also, a veiww from Wisconsin and the Mid West

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Thursday February 4th 2021 0

Posted on February 04, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Hundreds of Haitians including children and whole families continue to be deported by the planeload, without out a word from the Biden Administration. Also, delayed and denied; a new report documents farmworkers’ expanded risks and suffering in the age of Covid19: Also, our new joint column with the the San Francisco Bayview National Black Newspaper hones in on out-of control anti-prisoner violence in Alabama prisons.

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Tuesday February 2nd 2021 0

Posted on February 02, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Mass murder of immigrants in Mexico. Also, hundreds of Haitians being deported under Trump’s title 42 deportation order, which is still in place. And the new Editor of the San Francisco Bayview National Black Newspaper files suit against the Geo Group’s Half-way House in the Heart of San Francisco

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Monday February 1st 2021 0

Posted on February 01, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: UFW President, Teresa Romero joins us for an update on how the farmworkers are doing in their fight to stay healthy in the age of 19. Also, reigning in Israel’s uncontrolled proliferation of nuclear weapons. Because of a coup in Myanmar Aung Sung Su Kyi is taken into custody. And the Biden Administration continues to bash China in the US’s endless pursuit of total domination over the pacific rim

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Friday January 29th 2021 0

Posted on January 29, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the show: we feature FlashForward a regular new roundtable segment where my guests recap and discuss the major issues of the week with an eye towards what it means for progressive politics and organizing for change. My guests today are former Telsur correspondent Camila Escalante who is currently on assignment in Bolivia with Kawsachun News. Also joining again are Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin and Ajamu Baraka cofounder ofthe Black Alliance for Peace.

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Thursday January 28th 2021 0

Posted on January 28, 2021 by Flashpoints

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‘Today on the Show: McCarthy sucking up to Trump, giving the extreme right another shot in the arm. Also on our Flashpoints Bayview Report, we’ll look at the Executive Directive from Biden instructing the D.O.J not to re-new any contracts with Private Prison Corporations. And Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry, has a special report on attacks on food servers in Belarus and the attacks on food servers in Santa aCruz

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Wednesday January 27th 2021 0

Posted on January 27, 2021 by Flashpoints

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Today on the Show: Migration emergency/death in Mexico. Also, Investigative reporter, Dave Lindorff asks, why can’t we just get along with Putin: And a look at what can we expect in terms of US policy towards Iran under the Biden Administration

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Tuesday January 26th 2021 0

Posted on January 26, 2021 by Flashpoints

Today on the Show: California Governor, Gavin Newsom continues to bungle the state Covid response. Antony Blinken, a longtime aide to Joe Biden has confirmed today by the Senate to be America’s next top diplomat: What does it portend for the future of US foreign policy. And President Biden directs the attorney general not to renew Justice Department contracts with privately operated criminal detention facilities

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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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