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Tuesday January 29th 2019 0

Posted on January 29, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The Vice Chairman of Tohono O’odham Nation talks about what it means  to live under occupation by US security forces. Also, indigenous communities in Texas fight back and organize against occupation and the destruction of borderlands in the Lonestar State. And a Palestinian activist exile from pccupied Palestine compares Israeli occupation in Palestine to US occupation of the borderlands

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Monday January 28th 2019 0

Posted on January 28, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Sierra Club Executive Director for the borderlands, Dan Millis, talks about the destruction of wildlife at the border. He also talks about being tried for carrying water to the desert and leaving it for refugees so they don’t die of thirst when fleeing north. And we’ll speak to investigative journalist Todd Miller about the expanding US militarization of the US/Mexico border.

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Friday January 25th 2019 0

Posted on January 25, 2019 by Flashpoints

Live From Tucson, Arizona Day 2!

Today on the show long-term civil right activist Isabel Garcia talks about the growing deadly violence perpetrated by various US security forces. Also well speak to Tohono Oodham and activist David Garcia about the ongoing devastation of Tribal lands and the environment along the US Mexico border 

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Thursday January 24th 2019 0

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We broadcast from Tuscon Arizona. Today we feature a discussion with ethnic studies professor, and human rights activist, Nolan Cabrera.

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Wednesday January 23rd 2019 0

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We continue our special rebroadcast of our multi part series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century. Today we feature episodes 4-6.

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Tuesday January 22nd 2019 0

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints we continue our coverage of the teachers strike in LA with an interview with professor and  educational policy analyst, Diane Ravitch. Later we’ll feature an encore broadcast of more from our education series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century, with host and producer, Ken Yale.

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Thursday January 17th 2019 0

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoinrs: Will Pope Francis be forced to step down as a result of continuing revelations about his role in the cover-up of priest/child molestation in the US and around the world. Also Professor Isabel Nunez director of Purdues School of Education cheers on the striking teachers in Los Aneles and part three of our 15 part series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century.  

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Wednesday January 16th 2019 0

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’re proud to present an encore broadcast of our multi part series, The Battle For Public Education in The 21st Century, with host Ken Yale, Produced by Ken Yale and the Flashpoints team. Today we feature Parts 1-3. 

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Tuesday January 15th 2019 0

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to pulitzer prize winning author, David Cay Johnston about a New England energy rip off of over 2.5 billion Dollars. And the role the court is playing in sustaining the rip off. Also, is Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr. conflicted by the fact that as former attorney general under Bush 1, he recommended and executed the pardons of the key Iran Contra criminals

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Monday January 14th 2019 0

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Teachers go on strike in Los Angles, and threaten to in Oakland and other parts of the country. We’ll ask a long time teacher and union organizer why: Also we’ll rebroadcast our recent interview with Emmy award Winning Filmmaker, John Pilger on the state of corporate journalism and also on the persecution of Journalist/Publisher Julian Assange

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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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