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Monday March 9th 2015 0

Posted on March 09, 2015 by Flashpoints

dmeToday on Flashpoints: We’ll take an in-depth look at how domestic military expansion is spreading through the US and what people are doing about it. Also, Governor Scott Walker turns Wisconsin into a “anti-union” right to work state. We’ll have a report from ground and what it means for workers in that state. And in California, immigration rights activists gather to push back against ICE and strengthen the Trust Act

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Thursday March 5th 2015 0

Posted on March 06, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: US military talking about troops on the ground in Syria to fight ISIS, we’ll look at the extreme dangers of such an action. Also noted Chicano playwright Richard Montoya talks about his work in the theater, the power of the arts to change history, and the endless police killing of black and brown folks all over America. And organizing for social change in farm worker country.

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Wednesday March 4th 2015 0

Posted on March 05, 2015 by Flashpoints

DPToday on Flashpoints, General David Petraeus gets a mere slap on the wrist for funneling top secret government documents to his girlfriend and then lying about it to the FBI. Also, the cop who gunned down Michael Brownin Ferguson will not be prosecuted on civil rights charges. The daughter of a Jewish Holocaust survivor speaks out against the Israeli prime minister’s speech before Congress. And, we’ll feature our regular weekly broadcast of the Electronic Intifada w/Nora Barrows Friedman.

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Tuesday March 4th 2015 0

Posted on March 05, 2015 by Flashpoints

RPToday on Flashpoints: Robert Parry says the real current nuclear threat in the world may be in the Ukraine not in Iran’s nonexistent weapons program. Also, while the Israeli prime minister warns the US Congress against a deal on Iran’s potential nukes, Israel remains a global nuclear renegade according to a recent released secret government report that contains revelations about years of US knowledge and support for Israel’s renegade weapons program. Also, we rebroadcast our recent in-depth interview w/Gloria La Riva on the US’s relationship w/Cuba and Venezuela.

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Monday March 2nd 2015 0

Posted on March 05, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints:  The gunning down of another brown man in San Francisco’s Mission District. Eyewitnesses dispute the official police account. Also, we continue our drumbeat reporting on the volatile situation in Venezuela w/a conversation w/the former consul general of Venezuela for the US under Hugo Chavez.

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Friday February 27th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

uscuToday on Flashpoints:  We’ll spend the entire hour talking about the future of US/Cuban relations and we’ll feature an update on Venezuela w/Gloria La Riva.

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Thursday February 26th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

OBToday on Flashpoints:  Obama vetoes the tar sands pipeline but continues his cheer leading for fracking and related oil infrastructure adventures. Also, we have a visit with longtime peace activist and attorney for the poor, Osha Newman. And, we’ll speak to Tony Diaz on the fight against the banning of books and ethnic studies in Arizona and Texas.

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Wednesday February 25th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints:  The real American exceptionalism and its roots in Nazi Germany and the Third Reich cheerleader, Carl Schmitt. Also, the national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operation everywhere. And, Miguel Gavilan Molina takes on Sean Penn’s blatant racism at the Academy Awards.

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Tuesday February 24th 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

debtToday on Flashpoints: Rolling Jubilee erases over $13 million of student debt as 15 former students of Corinthian colleges launch the first ever student debt strike. We’ll talk to the debt strikers and the organizers. Also, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People. And, new revelations about earthquake dangers shake the future of California’s Diablo Canyon nukes.

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Monday February 23rd 2015 0

Posted on February 28, 2015 by Flashpoints

MXToday on Flashpoints: Remembering Malcolm X, fifty years after his assassination. Also, American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.

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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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