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Monday April 17th 2017 0

Posted on April 17, 2017 by Flashpoints

220px-Marijuana-Cannabis-Weed-Bud-GramToday on Flashpoints: The future of safe and legal cannabis in
California. We’ll spend the full hour talking with key folks in this
new world order of ganga, pot, weed, smoke, or good old
marijuana…currently the largest cash crop in California

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Thursday April 13th 2017 0

Posted on April 13, 2017 by Flashpoints

The 'Mother of All Bombs'Today on Flashpoints: Kathy Kelly speaks out about Trump’s decision to drop the “mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan, apparently in retaliation for the death of a US soldier last week. Also, professor Francis Boyle says the bombing is totally illegal under US constitutional law. Later we’ll rebroadcast our interview with Robert Parry, editor of Consortium News, on If Trump withheld key information regarding the bombing in Syria.

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Wednesday April 12th 2017 0

Posted on April 12, 2017 by Flashpoints

Robert-Parry-headshotToday on Flashpoints: Did president Trump withhold key information from the public regarding recent allegations that the Syrian government used sarin gas against it’s own people. We’ll spend the hour with the George Polk awarding winning investigative reporter Robert Parry, founder and editor of we will also open the phone for this important discussion

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Tuesday April 11th 2017 0

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Flashpoints

30secondstomidite-214x300Today on Flashpoints: US carrier group heading for the Koreas as Trump
raises the noise of his saber rattling against the north. Also, we’ll
preview, “Thirty Seconds to Midnight” a new film by Regis Tremblay,
which traces US and Western European history from the 15th century
onwards tracing American exceptionalism, manifest destiny, capitalism,
the neocons, the Pacific Pivot all the way to the TPP.  Also, “Trump
Should Rethink Syria Escalation”, according to a statement released by
a group of prominent former intelligence and other officials. And
RootsAction co-founder Norman Solomon warns that Trump is Plunging
Toward World War III

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Monday April 10th 2017 0

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Flashpoints

9ae3deca6381c2a9e1ecfec3d7b54303Today on Flashpoints: the Chinese President departs Mara Largo, as the
dems and republicans praise the fledgling US Pres for his surprise
missile attack on Syria. We’ll speak with legendary Filmmaker, John
Pilger about the Trump bombing of Syria, the Chinese president’s visit
to Florida, and his new film The Coming War on China. We’ll be joined
by Sam Husseini who asks: Is it the actual US policy to prolong the
war in Syria?

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Thursday April 6th 2017 0

Posted on April 06, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Will Trump go to war in Syria following in the mindless footsteps of the neocons and permanent warrior democrats? Also, the president of China meets with Trump. We’ll speak with Lori Wallach of Public Citizen about how Trump’s trade policies and take a gander at what he might be trying to bargan for with the Chinese president.

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Wednesday April 6th 2017 0

Posted on April 05, 2017 by Flashpoints

x3yrArdTToday on Flashpoints: Sheriff Arpaio’s notorious Tent City shut down
in disgrace by the new Sheriff of Maricopa County. We’ll speak to one
of the key activists who went head to head with racist sheriff for ten
years: also we’ll feature a special extended edition of the electronic
Intifada with Nora Barrow Friedman

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Tuesday April 4th 2017 0

Posted on April 04, 2017 by Flashpoints

Vijay-Prashad-in-BerkeleyToday on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to Professor Vijay Prashad about how the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism, continue to break the spirit of humanity. Also How Santa Cruz and other cities use violent architecture to run the homeless out of town. And we’ll have an update on US Pivot policies against China and Korea, as Trump prepares to meet with the Chinese President at Mara Largo

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Monday April 3rd 2017 0

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Flashpoints

free_muniaToday on Flashpoints:  Restore Sanity: A new grassroots group
announces  an anti-corruption campaign to dump Trump.  Also background
and an update on the life and times of Mumia Abu Jamal.  And we’ll
replay for our national audiences the extended Flashpoints interview
with UFW President, Arturo Rodriguez, in honor of Cesar Chavez’s

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Thursday March 30th 2017 0

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Flashpoints

BDS_Movement_logoToday on Flashpoints: Israeli officials launch a frontal attack
against people who support the BDS movement. We’ll speak to professor Marjorie Cohn on how this blowback includes the recent jailing of of the Palestinian leader of the BDS movement, Oman Barghouti. Also we’ll be joined in studio by Silvio Carrillo, the nephew of slain Honduran indigenous human rights leader, Berta Caceres. And  Miguel Gavilan Molina reports from Sacramento on the ongoing cannabis revolution. And Public Banks are on the agenda to deal with the cash flow

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