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Thursday July 14th 2016 0

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Flashpoints

PH-CN-750x500Today on Flashpoints: We’ll examine the recent decision by the International Court of Arbitration on the dispute between China and the Philippines, in regards to which country controls a series of Islands in the South China Sea. Also, we’ll report on the recent decision by South Korea to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, which China has warned them to not deploy. And Harvey Wasserman helps us imagine as alternative new way of voting in local and national elections that both protects the vote and brings young people and older people together.

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Flashpoints Presents: Election Protection Section w/ Greg Palast Ep. 11 0

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Flashpoints

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The Flashpoints Election Protection
Section co-hosted by Best Selling Author and Investigative Reporter, Greg Palast. .

Episode 11. Click the play icon below to listen to this episode.

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Wednesday July 13th 2016 0

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Flashpoints

hqdefaultToday on Flashpoints: An extended conversation with American Indian
Movement, co-founder, Bill Means, a former member of the citizens
police review board of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Also a report back on
a protest against the spraying of dangerous carcinogens near public
schools across the state. And our weekly Elections Crimes Bulletin
with Greg Palast

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Tuesday July 12th 2016 0

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Flashpoints

leDay_FB-800x430Today on Flashpoints: Baton Rouge police cuff, shakle and arrest Chris LeDay and jail him overnight for unpaid traffic fines, soon after he posts the cell phone video of Alton Sterling’s close range murder. And we’ll speak to an attorney and an activist about the ongoing law suit to hold.

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Monday July 11th 2016 0

Posted on July 11, 2016 by Flashpoints

17130711447_af938eb8a1_bToday on Flashpoints: Baton Rouge police violently break up peaceful
protests against the police killing of Anton Sterling, drawing their
guns and roughing up and arresting demonstrators in the process. Also
we’ll have a report back on the major protest against police violence
in San Francisco on Friday last. And parents and community members
plan a major protest in Sacramento against the spraying of dangerous
pesticides near elementary schools, exposing students, parents,
teachers and administrators to dangerous cancer causing chemicals

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Friday July 8th 2016 0

Posted on July 08, 2016 by Flashpoints

Black Lives Matter MinneapolisToday on Flashpoints: The case of Diamond Lavish Williams and the
close range police murder of her 34 year old lover, Philando Castile,
in front of her 4 year old daughter. Also, we remember the close range
on camera police murder the day before of Alton Sterling. To help us
remember and reflect on this in the deepest way possible, We’ll
feature and extended conversation with author and south carolina-based
civil rights activist, Kevin Alexander Gray. Also we’ll feature a live
report from an anti-police violence rally and march, just getting
started at this hour in downtown San Francisco

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Thursday July 7th 2016 0

Posted on July 07, 2016 by Flashpoints

Black Lives Matter Black FridayToday on Flashpoints: We’ve invited special guest, Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, Oscar Grant’s uncle, to join us to discuss the ongoing murder of people of color by police forces across the US. We’ll also speak with a journalist in France about the so called Workers Law imposed by the government there and the massive protests to stop it. Finally, we turn back to Haiti and the case of former US trained police chief and reputed drug lord, Guy Phillippe, who is now wanted in connnection with the attack on a police station where several people were killed.

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Flashpoints Presents: Election Protection Section w/ Greg Palast Ep. 10 0

Posted on July 06, 2016 by Flashpoints

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The Flashpoints Election Protection
Section co-hosted by Best Selling Author and Investigative Reporter, Greg Palast. .

Episode 10. Click the play icon below to listen to this episode.

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Flashpoints Election Protection Bulletin Ep 10

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Wednesday July 6th 2016 0

Posted on July 06, 2016 by Flashpoints

imagesToday on Flashpoints: Noted legal scholar, author and law professor,
Francis Boyle, makes the case for the indictment of Hilary Clinton.
Also our Weekly Election Crimes Bulletin with Greg Palast. And an
encore broadcast of our interview with former British Spy, Katharine
Gun

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Thursday June 30th 2016 0

Posted on June 30, 2016 by Flashpoints

hqdefaultToday on Flashpoints: We take an in depth look at the recent Brexit vote, with award winning filmmaker and activist, John Pilger. Also, a conversation on the decision to allow transgender people openly serve in the military. And should there be paper ballots in the US, like the ones being used in the recent Brexit vote?

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