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Wednesday March 26th 2014 0

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: 25 years after the Exxon Valdez Oil Tanker Disaster: We’ll speak to journalist Greg Palast about the special role BP played in the disaster. Also, Police in San Francisco’s Mission District gun down 28 year old Alejandro Nieto and the community is outraged. And we’ll speak to the writer and the starring actor in “Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo”, about a former Salvadorean gang member trying to put his life back together. Info on this play at http://www.sfiaf.org/placas_2014

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Tuesday March 25th 2014 0

Posted on March 25, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Israeli Zionists, and their US counterparts, lash out against the BDS boycott movement. We’ll speak to noted law professor and international law expert, Majorie Cohn, about the attacks on the BDS movement. And we’ll feature our regularly weekly broadcast of the from Nora Barrow Friedman and the Electronic Intifada

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Monday March 24th 2014 0

Posted on March 24, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We broadcast live from the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission district. We’ll hear from a leading anti-gentrification activist. We’ll also have an update on the Andy Lopez case. Later, we’ll get a report back from the students at SF City College who were beaten and pepper sprayed by San Francisco’s gang bangers, the SFPD.

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Thursday March 20th 2014 0

Posted on March 20, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Warrior for the Animals: Native American Activist, Rod Coronado, speaks about his battle to protect wolves and other predators from extinction. Vermonters pushing for a public banking system. And we’ll have a special report from Moscow, Idaho on grass roots resistance to the Tar Sands Pipe Line

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Wednesday March 19th 2014 0

Posted on March 19, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We continue our investigation into Lyme disease as we interview a foremost researcher in the field. And we’re proud to feature an in depth interview with noted Israeli author and anti Zionist activist Ilan Pappe.

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Tuesday March 18th 2014 0

Posted on March 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll taker a look at the role of the national endowment for democracy is playing in the Ukraine crisis. And we’ll return to the the battle to protect Jeju Island from a massive US inspired military base between the two Koreas.

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Monday March 17th 2014 0

Posted on March 17, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The corporate press becomes the US state department’s flack in the Ukraine. Also, Indigenous communities from all over California gather in Sacramento to protest the Governor’s plan for expanded fracking. We’ll have a report on a new rolling fast by mothers standing against the deportation of thousands of undocumented workers and their families

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Friday March 14th 2014 0

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

Is the Obama Administration really moving on Immigration reform, or is he just tossing out a few pre-election crumbs to garner the brown vote int time for midterm elections: Also we’ll have an up date on the Andy Lopez case, as activists in Santa Rosa win the right to table for their case. And we’ll feature an encore presentation of our special Aztec New Years Celebration coverage

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Thursday March 13th 2014 0

Posted on March 13, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: An in-depth look at overt fascist influences in the US supported government in the Ukraine. Also Wall Street bonuses doled out this year, could double all full time minimum wage pay. And National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of nurses, demands that Sec. Of State John Kerry, certify that that the massive Keystone XL pipeline will not adversely impact the health of Americans.

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Wednesday March 12th 2014 0

Posted on March 12, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Today we celebrate the Aztec New Year. We’ll feature an in-depth on location report from San Francisco’s historic City College in the Mission. And we’ll feature our weekly report with Nora Barrows Friedman and the Electric Intifada.net

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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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