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Monday September 12th 2016 0

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Flashpoints

mespadaToday on Flashpoints: Remembering the September 11th 1973 US overthrow of the democratically elected government of Allende in Chile, and 911 2001. We’ll spend most of the hour with poet Martin Espada remembering both events in poetry.

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Thursday September 8th 2016 0

Posted on September 08, 2016 by Flashpoints

maxresdefaultToday on Flashpoints: We’ll hear an update from Harvey Wasserman on the election front. Also we rebroadcast our interviews with Green Party VP candidate Amaju Baraka and S. Brian Wilson.

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Wednesday September 7th 2016 0

Posted on September 07, 2016 by Flashpoints

The-Best-Democracy-Film-800x500Today on Flashpoints: Warrants issued for the arrest of Green Party Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates in North Dakota. We speak with VP candidate Ajamu Baraka about what happened. Also, Greg Palast joins us live in studio to discuss the Bay Area Premier of his documentary film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

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Tuesday September 6th 2016 0

Posted on September 06, 2016 by Flashpoints

indexToday on Flashpoints…we start with Brazil where there has been massive protests against what is being called a parliamentary coup, the police are also being caught on video launching brutal attacks on protesters, then we speak with Greg palast who’s on the road to the SF bay Area with his new documentary The Best Democracy Money can Buy: Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, finally, we feature an intimate interview with S. Brian Willson about the new documentary film that features a portrait of his courageous activism, Paying the Price for Peace.

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Monday September 5th 2016 0

Posted on September 05, 2016 by Flashpoints

MensThinkTankArmy-800x800Today on Flashpoints… we feature a special frontline report from Damascus, Syria with Flashpoints Special Correspondent Alaa Ebrahim, then we take a close look at a think tank that views ISIS as a tool to attack enemies of the state of Israel , finally we take a look at campaign controversies this election cycle and how the Clinton and Trump media teams spin narratives that is causing a meltdown in the mainstream media.

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Friday September 2nd 2016 0

Posted on September 02, 2016 by Flashpoints

The-Best-Democracy-Film-800x500Today on a special live Friday edition of Flashpoints, we speak with Greg Palast about the Bay Area screening of his new film “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy” happening next Wednesday(9/7/2016) in Oakland. We’ll also speak with comic Will Durst who will be warming up the crowd that night.

Tix for this event are right here on KPFA.org

This is also a benefit for KPFA.

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Thursday September 1st 2016 0

Posted on September 01, 2016 by Flashpoints

1408711192_a83c4ae94eToday on a Flashpoints…we take a close look at journalism and reporting on US involvement in wars by the media with veteran war correspondent, author and filmmaker Don North, the we feature an extended edition of the Electronic Intifada with Nora Barrows-Friedman.

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Wednesday August 31st 2016 0

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Flashpoints

Dilma_Rousseff_comenta_os_protestos_de_15_de_março_de_2015Today on a Flashpoints…native people’s activist Winona Laduke provides an update of the ongoing protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the land of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, then we go to the situation in Brazil where president Dilma Rousseff was impeached today in what is being called a constitutional coup, next we look at the possible end of nearly five decade armed struggle in the Philippines with negotiations underway in Oslo, Norway, finally we go back to the situation in Haiti where a DEA fugitive wanted for drug trafficking and money laundering has been cleared by the election council to run for the Senate.

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Tuesday August 30th 2016 0

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Flashpoints

en-390-2-3-79fbaToday on Flashpoints… we go to Haiti where tens of thousands took to the streets of Port au Prince yesterday led by former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide in support of Lavalas family presidential candidate Dr. Maryse Narcisse, then we feature a look at propaganda and the war in Syria, finally we take a closer look at an upcoming peace conference in September: No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism

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Monday August 29th 2016 0

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Flashpoints

bds-movement1Today on Flashpoints…activists critical of Israel’s brutal occupation of Palestine speak out about the move to silence them in State Legislatures across the country with the latest attack against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement underway in California, Fadi Saba of the Defending Dissent Foundation joins us, then we speak with author Dave Gillespie about Duopoly in the United States and how the Democrats, Republican and the media are  stifling democracy, finally Sam Husseini of votepact.org presents a unique alternative for those wanting to break out of the traditional two-party rut

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