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Monday October 16th 2017 0

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We present the first in a series of live broadcasts from the Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa, California. We’ll spend the entire hour with the victims of multiple fires, that continue to burn. We’ll also speak to some of the heroes who stepped up to help.

Flashpoints 10-16-17

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Thursday October 12th 2017 0

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to Bill Means, co-founder of the
America Indian Movement, about fire, floods and hurricanes, as we mark
official indigenous people’s day: Also Davin Cardenas, co-director of
the north-bay organizing project, joins us from Santa Rosa, farmworker
country now in flames: And also joining us from the North Bay Fire
Zone is our own Miguel Gavilan Molina

Flashpoints 10-12-17

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Wednesday October 11th 2017 0

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Puerto Rico still drowning and racism is the
word on the flooded Puerto Rico Streets. We’ll have a live report from
San Juan. Also, we’ll be joined by radical environmentalist Harvey
Wasserman to talk about the call fires, the earth quakes, the flooding
and how this will only get worse under trump and we’ll have our
special feature, Letters from Earth With Aurora Levins Morales

Flashpoints 10-11-17

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Tuesday October 10th 2017 0

Posted on October 10, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Wildfires still burning out of control in Northern and Southern California. We’ll feature an special update with Flashpoints Senior Producer, Miguel Gavilan Molina, who lives just outside of Santa Rosa. We’ll also speaks with author and filmmaker Stephen Most, who is working on a new film called Wilder Than Wildfire: Forests & The Future. And D’andre Harris who was jumped by white supremacists in Charlottesville, is now being charged by one of them for felony assault.

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Monday October 9th 2017 0

Posted on October 09, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Wildfire burning throughout California. We’ll feature a special news update with KPFA news’s Christina Asnestad. Also,  we celebrate Indigenous People’s Day with sound from this morning’s annual Sunrise Ceremony from Alcatraz. And we’ll speak with legendary civil rights attorney, Daniel Sheheen.

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Thursday October 5th 2017 0

Posted on October 05, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, An extended front-line update on the struggle to
get life and death aid to US citizens in Puerto Rico, still reeling
from the storm. Also, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the
National Day Laborer Organizing Network responds to Governor Brown
signing of SB 54 declaring all of California a Sanctuary State

Flashpoints 10-05-17


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Wednesday October 4th 2017 0

Posted on October 04, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: A national call to action for Puerto Rico, and
the people’s refrain is relief and rebuild. Also, we’ll feature a
special report on the resource driven genocide against the indigenous
Batwa people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also,  The
citizen’s movement rising up to save Puerto Rico after the President
of the US drops the ball

Flashpoints 10-04-17

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Tuesday October 3rd 2017 0

Posted on October 03, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Pro-whistle-blower activists defend N.S.A.
whistle-blower, Reality Leigh Winner, against what they claim is an
overzealous prosecution. We’ll speak to Winner’s mom, Billy Winner
Davis about her daughters imprisonment without bail, as well as with
an activist who has founded the group Stand with Reality to call
attention to Winner’s Plight and support her fight against charges
that she committed Espionage.  And remembering the Braceros: A new
exhibition honoring the life and times of the farmworkers who were
brought to the US from Mexico in the 40’s and 50’s to do farm labor,
and often times abused for the opportunity

Flashpoints 10-03-17


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Monday October 2nd 2017 0

Posted on October 02, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Puerto Rico in ruins, Trump blames the victims
for their own plight and lets loose with a flood of negative tweets
blaming the mayor of San Juan for the deadly breakdown. Puerto Rican
Jewish feminist writer and activist Aurora Levins Morales and noted
Puerto Rican Poet and essayist, Martin Espada, respond to Trump’s
troubling resposne.

Flashpoints 10-02-17

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Thursday Spetmeber 28th 2017 0

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We bring you updates on Korea & Mexico City. Also, we feature a discussion on the ongoing battle for the so called Korean “Comfort Women” and local and global struggles to have the Japanese government acknoledge and apologize for the cruelest and most deadly program of mas sex trafficking in modern history.

Flashpoints 09-28-17

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